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October 15, 1917 - February 5, 2013
| Age 95
The Associated Press
CARLSBAD, California (AP) — Paul Tanner, a trombonist with the Glenn Miller Orchestra who later played a space-age instrument on the Beach Boys hit "Good Vibrations," has died at 95.
His stepson, Douglas Darnell, says Tanner died of pneumonia Tuesday at an assisted living center in California.
Tanner performed with Miller from 1938 to 1942. During his long career, he also worked as a movie studio and ABC musician and performed with stars that included Tex...
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"I took Mr. Tanner's jazz course at UCLA over 30 years ago. To this day, 8:30 by Weather Report is one of my favorite jazz songs. He was a wonderful teacher and will be missed."
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