Taps Bugler: Jari Villanueva

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Protocol for Taps

Protocol for Taps Instruction for military and civilian One question I get often is what to do when Taps is sounded. What exactly is the protocol? In a nutshell, it’s the same protocol as when you hear the national anthem. Definition of Taps Taps is sounded at funerals, memorial services and wreath laying ceremonies. It […]

William Donald Schaefer His Final Farewell

William Donald Schaefer, His Final Farewell: A Look Back at his Funeral Services By Jari Villanueva © 2016 Jari Villanueva, Taps Bugler Originally published April 2016 It has been five years since the passing of Maryland Governor William Donald Schaefer. This is the story of my involvement with his funeral services during the week following […]

The Taps Myth

THE TAPS MYTH MAKE SURE YOU READ THE LAST PAGE FOR THE TAPS MYTH CHALLENGE Almost every day when I check my e-mails, I get a message or two asking about or forwarding a story for my comment or enlightenment. It starts with, “It all began during the Civil War…” and goes on to relate […]

Charlie Hughes The Baxter Bugler

Charlie Hughes: The Baxter Bugler By Jari Villanueva © 2016 TapsBugler The recent articles about persons playing Taps every night as tribute to veterans got me thinking about bugle records. Has there been anyone who has played consistently for a period of time? And using a real bugle. There are two who are featured as […]

The Titanic Musicians

From Walter Lord’s Book, “The Night Lives On” Whatever (music) they played (that night), they achieved immortality.  The bravery of these men, trying to bring hope and comfort to others without a thought to their own safety, captured the public’s imagination allover the world.  Editorials, speeches, sermons, and reams of worshipful poetry celebrated the deed, […]

THE EXPERIENCES OF A BANDMASTER

THE EXPERIENCES OF A BANDMASTER By John Philip Sousa During eighteen years spent in playing music for the masses, twelve years in the service of the United States and six in that of the general public, many curious and interesting incidents have come under my observation. While conductor of the Marine Band, which plays at […]

John Philip Sousa’s Christmas Gift to the United States

John Philip Sousa’s Christmas Gift to the United States. “The Stars and Stripes Forever” is certainly America’s greatest march. It is associated with the United States and recognized everywhere in the world. The march was not born in the aftermath of a great battle (like “The Star-Spangled Banner”) but, like our national anthem, is the […]

Richard Fiske Marine Bugler at Pearl Harbor

Richard Fiske was born in Boston, Massachusetts on March 26, 1922. He enlisted in the United States Marine Corps in February 1940. Following Field Music School, he was assigned to the USS West Virginia (BB-48) as a Marine Private bugler on July 6, 1940. On December 7, 1941, Dick was on the quarter deck when […]

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