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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. ”

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Oliver Willcox Norton

Tuesday, December 17th, 2019

Who was the bugler who first sounded the call of Taps? When it it happen? What did he do after his time in the Army? OLIVER WILLCOX NORTON 1839-1920 An Excerpt From Twenty-Four Notes That Tap Deep Emotions: The Story of America’s Most Famous Bugle Call © Jari Villanueva Who was the young bugler who […]

Richard Fiske Marine Bugler at Pearl Harbor

Friday, December 6th, 2019

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 […]

December 7th Bugler

Friday, December 6th, 2019

A bugle story for December 7th From “Day of Infamy” by Walter Lord“Then a plane swept by, [the barracks at Pearl Harbor] raking the line of men. Wild confusion, as the the men scattered for their guns and stations. Bugles began sounding. Corporal Harry Fox thought the old call To Arms did more than anything […]

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

Sunday, November 24th, 2019

On the anniversary of the funeral services for President John F. Kennedy, a look at the sounding of Taps that was heard worldwide. 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 frothe author […]

Moses Ross Civil War Bugler

Wednesday, November 13th, 2019

http://www.chroniclenewspaper.com/news/local-news/chester-s-citizens-in-the-civil-war-the-bugler-HE600999 In the office of Chester Town Historian Clifton Patrick is a glass display case laden with local artifacts, including awards, padlocks, and booklets. On the top shelf is an attention-grabbing bugle, tied with a faded red, white, and blue ribbon and dating back to the Civil War. Its original owner was Moses P. Ross, […]

Key for Taps

Saturday, October 12th, 2019

A question has come up as to what the original key was for Taps. Whether or not it was played on a G Bugle, or whether it has always been in B flat. as we play it today. ANSWERThanks for asking. There is no “original” key to Taps. Taps is sounded in the key of the […]

Louis Benz (Bentz)-West Point Bugler

Saturday, June 15th, 2019

Louis Benz (Bentz) was a US Army Musician and Chief Bugler of the US Military Academy for 40 years, 1834-1874. He died in his early 70’s, still on active duty at West Point. Born in Orlofen, Germany, the former cavalry musician was a master of the keyed bugle. Preceded in death two years earlier by […]

Charlie Hughes The Baxter Bugler

Saturday, June 1st, 2019

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 […]

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