This Day in History: 1955-08-14

Jari Villanueva, Finnish-born American trumpeter, led jazz ensemble at Loyola University (1976-79) taught musical theater and jazz history at Goucher College (1979-1984), member of the U.S. Air Force Band in Washington, D.C. (1985-2008), curator of the Taps exhibit at Arlington National Cemetery, prolific writer about the history of Taps, prolific arranger and publisher, Director of the Maryland National Guard Honor Guard, leader of the Maryland Defense Force Band, director of bands at Univ. of Maryland, Baltimore County, Civil War historian, directs The Federal City Brass Band, born in Karhula, Finland.

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