Paul Tanner

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Birthday
15, 1917
Birthplace
Kentucky
Death Date
Feb 5, 2013 (95)
Birth Sign
Libra
Birthday
15, 1917
Birthplace
Kentucky
Death Date
Feb 5, 2013 (95)

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Trombonist who taught at the University of California, Los Angeles, and authored several works on the history of jazz.

Before Fame

He served in the U.S. Army Air Force during World War II and was also employed as a Hollywood studio musician.

Trivia

He played the Electro-Theremin on "Good Vibrations," "Wild Honey," and "I Just Wasn't Made For These Times" with The Beach Boys.

Family Life

He grew up in a musical family with five brothers.

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He was a member of the Glenn Miller Orchestra from 1938 until 1942 in which he played trombone.

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