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Skatalites Diamond Jubilee USA Tour

60 years of Skatalites means one heck of a party in 2024!

Originally together for just 2 years in the early 1960s, the Skatalites, including Alpha Boys School past students Don Drummond, Tommy McCook, Lester Sterling and Johnny 'Dizzy' Moore, have stood the test of time and in 2024 mark 60 years of music. The Diamond Jubilee Tour starts in the United States in Florida and includes stops in Ohio, Michigan, Illinois, Wisconsin, Minnesota, New York. Arizona, California and Nevada. Put on your dancing shoes and lets meet on the dancefloor!

Explore a brief history of The Skatalites in photos...

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Alpha's 130-year tradition of music education has produced jazz innovators, ska pioneers and reggae icons. We are excited to offer a meaningful and innovative music training curriculum to youth today. We need your help to make it possible. Thank you!

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