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  1. US Military Bugle

    I was wondering if there was a Company/specific model that all US Military Bugles are. Iíve been looking around but havenít ever seen a specific model name of them mentioned. Thanks

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    Summerfield, Florida Sturgis, SD (summers)
    The US Army Band (“Pershing's Own”) has for many years used a B flat Bach Stradivarius Bugle. This band is about the only one of the main service bands still using a bugle. Most others simply use a trumpet.
    John Morgan
    The U.S. Army Band (Pershing's Own) 1971-1976
    Adams E3 Custom Series Euphonium, 1956 B&H Imperial Euphonium
    Adams TB1 Tenor Trombone, Yamaha YBL-822G Bass Trombone
    Year Round Except Summer:
    Kingdom of the Sun (KOS) Concert Band, Ocala, FL (Euphonium)
    KOS Brass Quintet (Trombone, Euphonium)
    Summer Only:
    Rapid City Municipal Band, Rapid City, SD (Euphonium)
    Rapid City New Horizons Band (Euphonium)

  3. When Kanstul was still in business, they produced several bugle models that were used by various branches of the military. They made a set of 2-valved G bugles for The Commandant's Own US Marine Drum & Bugle Corps, I believe a set of custom single valved bugles for The US Army Old Guard Fife and Drum Corps, and their ceremonial bugles were used as well.

    I think Getzen still makes ceremonial bugles that the military uses.
    Willson 2900 TA-1 Euphonium - Denis Wick 4AM
    Yamaha YSL-643 Trombone - Bob Reeves BrassArk 5G "Gladstone"
    Yamaha YSL-8440 Trombone - Denis Wick 5BS
    VMI 3301S BBb Tuba - Schilke Helleberg

    York Preference 3067 Euphonium - Denis Wick 4AL
    Benge 165F Trombone - Benge Marcellus
    Wessex BR140 Baritone - Denis Wick 6BS
    F.E. Olds Special Trombone (ca. 1941)

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