March 3, 2021 marks the 90th anniversary of “The Star-Spangled Banner’s” adoption as our national anthem, thanks in large part to John Charles Linthicum, a… The post The Evolution of the Star Spangled Banner appeared first on Taps Bugler: Jari Villanueva.Find out more

As November 19 marks the anniversary of the Gettysburg Address, it is interesting to look at the days and weeks before the dedication ceremony and… The post Lincoln At Gettysburg appeared first on Taps Bugler: Jari Villanueva.Find out more

The sounding of Taps at Veterans Day ceremonies I have noticed a lot of discussion about the appropriateness of sounding Taps as part of Veterans… The post Taps on Veterans Day appeared first on Taps Bugler: Jari Villanueva.Find out more

NATIONAL SALUTE NOVEMBER 11, 2020 11:00 AM The Society of the Honor Guard Tomb of the Unknown Soldier (SHGTUS) Centennial Committee is proud to announce… The post The National Salute Veterans Day appeared first on Taps Bugler: Jari Villanueva.Find out more

DANIEL ADAMS BUTTERFIELD 1831-1901 Who was the general whose name is associated with Taps?  Daniel Adams Butterfield was born in Utica, New York, on October… The post Daniel Adams Butterfield appeared first on Taps Bugler: Jari Villanueva.Find out more

INTERESTING BACH INSTRUMENTS BACH ONE-VALVE FIELD TENOR BUGLE FT9 Article by Roy Hempley             Vincent Bach’s records show that he made 11 one-valve field tenor… The post BACH ONE-VALVE FIELD TENOR BUGLE appeared first on Taps Bugler: Jari Villanueva.Find out more

A bugle, a soldier, and a real hero of September 11th Above is a photo of US Army PFC Ira Rolston sounding a captured Viet… The post From Vietnam to the World Trade Center appeared first on Taps Bugler: Jari Villanueva.Find out more

What is the fanfare that is played before the president, a general or other high ranking official arrives? Ruffles and Flourishes are sounded to render military honors and precede prescribed music for persons being honored. The post Ruffles and Flourishes appeared first on Taps Bugler: Jari Villanueva.Find out more

ALL ARE WELCOME TO PARTICIPATE! NOTE: REGISTRATION WILL START MARCH 1, 2021 100 NIGHTS OF TAPS GETTYSBURG 2021is sponsored byThe Lincoln Fellowship of PennsylvaniaThe National… The post 100 Nights of Taps appeared first on Taps Bugler: Jari Villanueva.Find out more