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Paul Tanner (I) (1917–2013)

Paul Tanner played trombone with Glenn Miller's civilian orchestra. He also played trombone with Charlie Spivak, Les Brown, Tex Beneke, Henry Mancini, Nelson Riddle, Frank Comstock, Billy May, and many others. He was first trombone for the American Broadcast Company (ABC) in Los Angeles for 16 years. He was an arranger and composer and also ... See full bio »

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 1954 The Glenn Miller Story
Trombonist in Glenn Miller Band (uncredited)
 1942 Orchestra Wives
Band Member (uncredited)
 1941 Sun Valley Serenade
Orchestra Member (uncredited)
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 1964 Strait-Jacket (musician: electro-theremin - uncredited)
 1959 The Giant Gila Monster (musician: electro-theremin - uncredited)
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 1989 The Glenn Miller Band Reunion (TV Movie)

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Played Electro-Theremin on the first album to feature the instrument: "Music for Heavenly Bodies" (1959). See more »

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