April 18, 2014

Veteran seeks to honor taps-playing trumpeter, former Mayor Frank Nicastro

A city veteran who has championed many projects on Memorial Boulevard said he has one last monument in mind. Al “Chops” Cianchetti said this week he would like to see a 4-foot granite bench carved to honor former Mayor Frank Nicastro for playing taps at the funerals of more than 4,000 veterans during more than half a century. Read full story.

Here is an MP3 link to Nicastro playing taps.

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