Beach Boys collaborator Paul Tanner dies at 95

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Glenn Miller Orchestra trombonist and one-time Beach Boys collaborator, Paul Tanner has died at the age of 95.

The musician, best known for the “space-age hook” in 1966 hit ‘Good Vibrations’, passed away of pneumonia on Tuesday (5 February).

Tanner, a music lecturer at UCLA, also recorded a solo album, Music for Heavenly Bodies, with his music used in several TV shows.

Take a listen to ‘Good Vibrations’ below. Our thoughts are with Tanner’s friends and family at this time.

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