Taps Bugler: Jari Villanueva

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“ Welcome to Tapsbugler! Helping provide Taps for Veterans at military funerals is important to us! Please contact us on information about providing a live bugler to sound Taps at the ceremony for your loved one. Just click on Find A Bugler below. Please explore the website and I hope you come away with a little more knowledge about this great American treasure we have in those 24 notes. ”

Celebrate 150 Years of Taps

Index of Posts

Index of Posts on TapsBugler.com

A Bugle Story from the 26th North Carolina Regimental Band
A wonderful story from the diary of a bandsman

A Reference Guide to the Most Common Collectible Bugles
What is your bugle worth?

Allen Bodenlos, Master Bugler and Pearl Harhor Survivor
A WWII Bugler and survivor of Pearl Harbor

An Introductory History of the Bugle From its Early Origins to the Present Day
Photo essay on history of the bugle

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

Air Force Buglers
Photos of Buglers serving in the US Air Force

Arlington National Cemetery and Memorial Day-Traditions Born in Irony
Article about the traditions observed each Memorial Day

Articles and Manuals
Bugle material that you can download

Bach’s Bugles Part 1
History of the bugles made by Vincent Bach

Bach’s Bugles Part 2
History of the bugles made by Vincent Bach for the US Army

Bicycle Bugles and Bugling
A great article on the small bicycle bugles

Bugle Art Work
Photos and images of buglers plus some cartoon postcards

Bugles And Scouting
Information about Bugle and Bugling in the Boy Scouts by Bruce McCrea

Buglers Between the Civil War and WWI
Photo galleries of Buglers

Bugle Classes in Ohio
Air Force veteran Larry Dupree teaches bugle classes

Buglers of WWI
Photo galleries of Buglers

Buglers of WWII
Photo galleries of Buglers

Buglers from WWII to the Present
Gallery of Photos

Buglers in the Civil War
Photo essay of Buglers who served from 1861-65

Bugle Catalogs
Collection of catalogs that feature bugle and signal instruments

Bugles and Bugling prior to the Civil War
The Evolution of trumpet and bugle signals in the US Military 1789-1874

Buglers of Arlington National Cemetery
Five prominent Buglers who served at Arlington

Buglers of Arlington National Cemetery Photo Gallery
Military Buglers who have served at Arlington

Bugles for Performing and Collecting-Bugles for Use at Funerals, Ceremonies, and Civil War Events
What horn should I use?

Calvin Titus
Medal of Honor Recipient

Charlie Hughes The Baxter Bugler
A Bugler who played Reveille each morning for 36 years!

Civil War Re-enacting for the Bugler
Lots of information for those who wan to accurately portray a Civil War bugler

Civil War Bugler Photos
Gallery of Photos

Daniel Adams Butterfield
Information on the Major General who gave us Taps

Echo Taps
Information on performing this variation of Taps

From Vietnam to the World Trade Center
Story about a bugle and a real hero of 9-11

Getting Started on the Bugle
What you need to know if you want to play the bugle

History of Memorial Affairs
Story of how the United States recovers and buries its war dead

How Taps Became Associated With Funerals
The first use of Taps at a funeral

In Memoriam – Don Hubbard (1943-2003)
Farewell to a friend in Civil War re-enacting

International Bugle Society
The International Bugle Society is an organization to promote communications among buglers around the world and to improve bugle performance.

Jari Villanueva involved with Gods and Generals
My great experience making a movie

Jari Villanueva Biography
Jari’s Bio

Learning to Play the Bugle
Good information for starting out or for comeback players

The Letter
Story of a letter from a 9-year old to Sergeant Keith Clark

Life of Giovanni Martino (John Martin): Custer’s Bugler, The
Great article about the bugler who was the last American to see George Custer alive

Lyrics or Words to Taps
Day is Done, Gone the Sun…

The Miles Standish Bugle
A wooden Bugle from pre-Revolutionary War

National Song of Remembrance
The efforts to get Taps recognized on the national level

Origins of the Model 1892 Bugle (M1892 Field Trumpet), The
Essay by Bugle historian and collector Jack Carter

Oliver Willcox Norton
Information on the bugler who first sounded Taps

Pat Walker Bugler at Baltimore Orioles home games
“Pat the Bugler”

Patriot Brass Ensemble, The
Brass group that performs for Veterans

Patton and the Power of the Bugle
Patton had his buglers sound Taps every night

Performance Guidelines for Taps
What you need to know when sounding Taps

Protocol for Taps
What to do when you hear Taps

Progression of Taps, The
The evolution of the bugle call

Ruffles and Flourishes
The bugle call used to honor VIPS

The Sound of a Trumpet
from “It is Written” By Cecil J. Blay

Taps 25th Anniversary Special Edition DVD released on September 12, 2006
Re-release of the movie that has feature on Taps

Taps as our National Song of Remembrance
Movement to recognize Taps on the national level

Taps Bugle Calls in Other Nations
Military Funeral traditions and usage in other countries

Taps For Lew Soloff
Story on how Taps was performed for this great trumpeter/Army veteran

Taps Hoax Blown
Story relating to the funeral of John F. Kennedy

Taps in “From Here To Eternity”
Excerpt from the book by James Jones

Taps Music, Sound Files and Information
Sheet music, sound files of Taps

The Broken Note-Story of Taps at the Funeral of John F. Kennedy
The story of the call heard round the world

The Night That Taps Was Played Twice
A personal reminiscence by Ken Rose LTC (ret)

The Taps Window
Information about the window located at Fort Monroe Virginia

The Titanic Musicians
General interest story about the musicians who died on the HMS Titanic by Walter Lord

Tips from George Rabbai to remember when practicing the bugle
Insights in performing from a noted trumpeter

The Bugler of Arlington
Nice poem about those whose render honors at ANC

The Taps Myth
Information about the false story on the internet

Video
Pages of videos from Youtube and other sources

WWII Paratrooper With a Bugle
Cool photo of bugler

What is Veterans’ Day?
Thoughts about November 11

When Taps is Blown for Me
Poem by unknown author

When the Moment Came, He Was Ready
The story of FDNY Bugler and Firefighter Julius Pontecorvo

What is Taps?
What exactly is Taps?

Why the Name “Taps”?
Where did the name Taps come from?

22 Notes 22Lives
Information  about the 22 veteran lives lost each day

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