Old Arizona Brass Band
Recreating the Music of the Arizona Territory
OABB Vintage Image Page
Copies of the original & similar historic photos can be ordered from the Arizona Historical Society Library/Archive: 949 E 2nd St. Tucson AZ 85719 * (520) 628-5774.

There's a lot more to see along with other frontier military memorabilia at The Fort Lowell Museum, 2900 N.Craycroft Rd, Tucson AZ 85710 (Dave Faust, curator & Bob Hunter) * (520) 885-3832 .
page updated August 8, 2011
Classic Small Brass Band - On Parade in Globe, Arizona Territory
brass band on parade in Globe
from postcard mailed from Globe in 1911 (this photo courtesy of Roy Kline)
Bandmaster Achille La Guardia & children
Achille La Guardia & children (from display at Ft. Lowell Museum)
Achille La Guardia composed the 11th Infantry March (among many other good tunes)
and often featured his son Fiorello as cornet soloist. Achille lead the band at Ft. Whipple for a long time. So, it's a good bet you can find out a lot more at the The Sharlot Hall Museum in Prescott, Arizona.
Arizona Historical Society museums in Tucson:
Ft.Lowell Museum 520-885-3832
Wells Fargo Museum 520-770-1473
Sosa Carillo Fremont House 520-622-0956
Arizona Historical Society Tucson branch: main museum & library 520-628-5774

courtesy of Williams Color Lab,  Williams Arizona
Fraternal Lodge band in Parade at Williams Arizona