Tuesday, October 25, 2016

Sousa's Band Instruments on Display at MIM


The Musical Instrument Museum ("MIM") in Scottsdale, Arizona has a new exhibit titled, "All-American Bands" and featuring a display of instruments from the Sousa era.  Included is a drum that I donated to MIM, an 1890 inlaid rope-tension bass drum by Lyon & Healy, restoration by George Kubicek.



1826 (?) Brown Drum #1499 Elaborately Painted Sold for $2,600

Summary : A reader selling a Brown drum wrote for information.  There followed some lively discussion on FB and correspondence with this blo...