It is D’ Original Malabon Musikong Bumbong and was organized since 1896 mostly composed of Katipuneros from Tonsuya, Malabon. The band is now under the leadership of Col. Gilbert M. Ramos (Ret). a 4th generation descendant of the band’s illustrious founder and inventor of the bamboo musical instruments and leader. The band is very much honored to be included in the Cultural Center of the Philippines’ “Encyclopedia of Philippine Art” vol.VI (Philippine Music) and featured Philippine Music. This monograph is part of the “Tuklas Sining”, a series of essays and video documentaries on the seven arts in the Philippines published by the Cultural Center of the Philippines.