Taps Bugler: Jari Villanueva

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The Origins of the Model 1892 Bugle (M1892 Field Trumpet)

By Jack Carter The word bugle in the United States is often used as a generic term for many types of horns including the instruments used by the armed services, drum and bugle corps and by various other organizations such as the Boy Scouts. Nevertheless, bugles have always been specified correctly by the armed services […]

An Introductory History of the Bugle From its Early Origins to the Present Day

An Introductory History of the Bugle From its Early Origins to the Present Day By Jari Villanueva Where to begin? How to approach an elusive subject such as the history of bugles? The first thing is to find a definition of “bugle.” And as we explore the history of the bugle, it is necessary also […]

Tips from George Rabbai to remember when practicing the bugle

FREQUENT REST Short pauses between groups of long notes and slur exercises will help your lips feel fresh and build embouchure strength! LONG TONES PLAYED SOFTLY Long tones played too loudly will result in lip fatigue and will also break down the muscle you are striving to build! NEVER FORCE THE TONE! MINIMUM MOUTHPIECE PRESSURE […]

A BUGLE CALL REMEMBERED-Taps at the funeral of President John F. Kennedy

  A Bugle Call Remembered: Taps  at the Funeral of President John F. Kennedy By Jari Villanueva © 2013 All Rights Reserved. No portion of this article may be reproduced without permission from the author Every American born before 1955 can tell you where they were and how they felt when they heard the news […]

An Excerpt From Twenty-Four Notes That Tap Deep Emotions: The story of America’s most famous bugle call

An Excerpt From Twenty-Four Notes That Tap Deep Emotions: The Story of America’s Most Famous Bugle Call © Jari Villanueva If you would like to order a copy of the entire book CLICK HERE By Jari Villanueva Of all the military bugle calls, none is so easily recognized or more apt to evoke emotion than […]

The Night That Taps Was Played Twice

A Personal Reminiscence, 2005 Growing up in Wisconsin during the 1950s and 60s, I was active in the Boy Scouts. At that time, World War II was still in the not so distant past and many of the Scout dads were veterans. Over the years I encountered dads who had landed on Iwo Jima, flown […]

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