Alpha musicians traveled to London for a week of workshops and performances including this one with the Fontanelles, a Fela Kuti-style jazz band that performed as part of the National Theatre River Stage summer live music series.
Watch recent post grad Jordan Moncrieffe take off with a trombone solo alongside Youthsayers and fellow Alpha musicians.
The Alpha 137th Anniversary Dance brought together two of Kingston's musical institutions... Alpha and Rae Town Old Hits. Approximately JA$1million was collected to help develop the vocational and educational programs at Alpha. Special guests from Rae Town joined the Alpha Alumni Ensemble, Ken Boothe, Toots and DJ Welton Irie for an amazing night of music and dancing to benefit Alpha's vocational and educational programs for inner city youth. The Alpha 137 Anniversary Dance was sponsored by The Spanish Court Hotel, VP Records, Wisynco, Wata, Island Grill, NCB Foundation, Copperwood Pork, Rainforest Seafoods, Purity Bakers, Best Dressed Chicken, J Wray & Nephew, Jamaica Producers, Digita Global, Hot Off The Press, Alpha Boys School Radio, The City of Kingston, Idle Awhile (Negril), PROComm, King Alarm, Coldwell Banker, The Gleaner Company, Rosh Marketing.