Paul Tanner (Paul O.W. Tanner)

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Skunk Hollow, Kentucky, USA
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 performed with Eugene Ormandy, Arturo Toscanini, Bruno Walter, Leonard Bernstein, Zubin Mehta, Walter Hendi, Andre Previn, etc. He composed many published works for trombone at varying levels from complicated double concertos to easy solos for young players. Read more...


Character: Trombonist Glenn Miller Band)

The Glenn Miller Story 1954