Bugler’s Holiday Mania

Every time I mention Bugler’s Holiday, people ask me about it. So here it is in all its fabulousness …

The US Coast Guard Band:


One guy! Playing all three parts!


I wish they would have done this just with the vocals. It’s terrific until they start playing. But it’s a good illustration of how difficult the piece is to play:


You likey? I likey. Which was your fave version?

0 thoughts on “Bugler’s Holiday Mania

  1. Karen

    Being a purist about music, my fave is the Coast Guard version. Our Dad used to triple tongue on his trumpet and that is such a rare talent. He was in a German Band for many many years as a young man and continued to play at home for many years thereafter, along with the piano, guitar and harmonica.

    1. beckycc

      The Air Force Band does a good version too, but I couldn’t find any video of them. I am oddly drawn to the guy playing his hands, though …


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