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Find a Taps Bugler for Funerals or other Ceremonies-Taps Across America!

If you need a bugler we will be here to assist you
Call 443 801-5274

At Baltimore National Cemetery Oct 2010


Find a Live Bugler
443 801-5274

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Taps For Veterans
Taps Bugler

Bugle calls can be an important part of many special events. Whether sounding a call for attention or announcement, sounding To The Color at a patriotic ceremony, or performing Taps at a funeral or memorial service, Taps Bugler can provide this service to you or help you to find a bugler in your area. I have performed at Memorial Day and Veterans Day services in the Baltimore/Washington area, at many funerals and church services and at many Civil War related events. I sound Taps in a military uniform, Civil War uniform or dark suit, to fit the occasion.

In Chanolles France for a Memorial Service Sept 2009

Civil War event Fairfax VA 2002

If you are within 100 miles of Baltimore/Washington DC and you are looking for a bugler to sound Taps at a funeral, EMAIL ME, JARI VILLANUEVA or reach me by phone, (443) 801-5274. If I am not available to talk, leave a message and I will return your call.




There are other organizations that provide buglers for funerals.
If you would like to have your organization linked here please contact us by clicking HERE



There is not one American that has not been touched by its haunting melody  just 24 notes, but it’s clear, sad tones conjuring up memories of loved ones lost or instilling hope and bringing comfort and peace. It’s the song that gives us that lump in our throats and tears in our eyes.

TAPS FOR VETERANS is an web-based organization led by former military musicians and active and retired military veterans who acutely understand the importance of properly sounding Taps, our “National Song of Remembrance” as a way of expressing the nation’s gratitude for a veteran’s service.

TAPS FOR VETERANS is looking for buglers from across the country. Buglers may be former or active military, civilian, student or professional. Ultimately, buglers with a strong desire to serve our nation.


Trumpeters Alliance to Perform Patriotic Services
TAPPS is located in Las Vegas, Nevada


Creating a national registry of trumpeters and buglers to sound Taps at funerals


This service organization gives high school trumpet players an opportunity to use their musical gifts to serve others by sounding Taps and performing at community events honoring veterans. Their volunteers have certification from their school band director in ability to perform a quality Taps and have completed training in their role on the Final Honors team. Volunteers are also available to perform solo and ensemble trumpet performances of the US National Anthem and service songs of the five active duty military branches. Currently they have volunteers in Oklahoma and Texas and are expanding into other states.



NJ Taps is a local network of volunteers that provides a live performance of the taps military bugle call. The service is often performed graveside on short notice, or scheduled in advance for public functions (9-11 Memorial, Veteran’s day, etc)

Bill is a certified bugler at Jefferson Barracks National Cemetery and offers high quality, professionally played live taps for your loved one’s funeral service in the Greater St. Louis region


Ray honors veterans with a live rendition of Taps. His mission is to provide a live bugler at deceased veteran’s gravesite. Taps for Vets is in San Antonio Texas. 210-367-7349
Taps For Vets

Memorial Day Weekend, some years ago, Mark Stallins announced on Facebook that he was going to Ft Logan National Cemetery to perform TAPS for his dad. When he arrived he discovered that his friends and shipmates had asked him if he would play for their loved ones as well. Mark accepted the requests, twenty minutes became two and a half hours later, he performed for 13 loved ones.  From that weekend, an event was born, 13 had now become 219. We are growing, our vision is to see this event go Nationwide. Throughout the year, we will add to this site to promote the event and to continue to honor those who have served and their families.

Promoting Taps bugler volunteerism among the civilian brass playing community, and to encourage music organizations to proactively connect with their communities to pay tribute to America’s Military Heroes


Military buglers in the Houston area

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