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.
Listen to Cedric Brooks (ABS), David Madden (ABS) and Glen Dacosta (ABS) on the Pablo Moses 1980 release, A Song. www.alphaboysschoolradio.com
Bunny Wailer Sings the Wailers (a 1981 release). Keith Sterling (ABS) plays piano.
David Madden (ABS) on trumpet for this 1981 Lui Lepki release.
Vin Gordon, aka Don D Jr or simply Don Jr for his following in the footsteps of fellow Alpha boys DOn Drummond, recorded this side on Errol Dunkley's Movie Star riddim. Here, its called Movie Swing...
Justin Hinds and the Dominoes assembled an Alpha all star cast of Horsemouth, Dirty Harry, Bobby Ellis and Vin Gordon for the 1978 release, Just In Time.
The Alpha Anniversary Dance at the Spanish Court was a great vibe! Many thanks to Ken Boothe, Toots Hibbert and all the generous support of sponsors, friends and family. We were able to raise JA$1.7 Million for Alpha's educational and vocational programs. Everyone who helped deserves a superlative. How about... Best Dance Party Half Way Through 2017? Watch the video below and let us know what you think!
Alpha Institute music students led by musical director and Alpha music instructor Andres Lopez offer a new audio and visual take on the Don Drummond classic!
Creatively designed by the students themselves, the Don De Lion music video was filmed on location at Alpha Institute (formerly Alpha Boys School) and allowed students to explore Jamaica's musical history and that of one of Alpha's most acclaimed graduates.
Many thanks to Whitty Gordon Projects for technical and editing assistance.