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A Visit From Bugles Across America
As a part of their 2006 convention near Chicago, several members of Bugles Across America visited the Getzen Company for a tour and a luncheon. B.A.A. is an organization dedicated to providing volunteer buglers to sound Taps at military funerals....
Matching the Outside with the Inside
The American Heritage Field Trumpet has served to show the proper respect to America’s veterans. Now a new case will also reflect those strong feelings of patriotism. The case features the same great protection in a lightweight package as before,...
Happy Anniversary, Getzen!
by Milo Greene March of 2006 marks a great achievement for the Getzen family. That month they will be celebrating the 15th anniversary of the family buying back the company bearing its name. In 1991 the Getzen Company’s production and...
Mail Bag: March 2006
Dear Getzen, Here are pictures of my son, Will Parker, playing his American Heritage Field Trumpet for the first time at a funeral. Will has been playing Taps since the seventh grade for local funerals. He is now a tenth...
Battle of the Bands
  On January 2, the University of Badgers faced off against the Auburn University Tigers in this year’s Capital One Bowl. Not only did the game bring together a Big Ten powerhouse and an S.E.C. force, but it also showcased...
Mike Vax Joins the Getzen Team
For more than forty years Mike Vax has wowed audiences with his trumpet playing, performing lead and solo work with the Stan Kenton Orchestra, the Clark Terry Big Bad Band, and the United States Navy Show Band. He’s had the...
Mail Bag: September 2005
Dear Getzen, I am the director of the Clovis High School Trombone Ensemble from Clovis, CA. I enjoyed meeting Tom Getzen and the rest of the team at the Getzen booth during this year’s NAMM show. I have included a...
Mail Bag: March 2005
Dear Getzen, My son Ray Banks had his Eagle Scout Court of Honor on September 10, 2004. You may remember Ray from the NBC news story last veterans day about his Eagle Scout project working with Bugles Across America. Out...
A Closer Look at Custom Series Bb Trumpets
In the world of professional trumpets, there are a lot of great names to choose from. However, it’s not just the name that matters. What’s most important when picking a professional trumpet is finding one that suits you as a...