Alphanso Castro “Boysie “
Alphanso Castro was one of Jamaica’s most popular dancers,in the 1960s, from the famous`Teenage Dance Party`. Alphanso was influenced by his father,a musician,his mother a promoter, Captain Fish & Willy, Persian, Sparky & Pluggy and Pam Pam . Alphanso ,also known as “Boysie Blue”was also a showman as well as a percussionist and backup singer. he played with the Carlos Malcolm & The Afro-Jamaican Rhythm Band.
For many years he toured with the band all over the Caribbean and North America, sharing the bandstand with Lascelles Perkins, Derrick Harriott, Boris Gardiner, Carl `Cannonball` Bryan and Trevor Lopez. In 1964 he was part of the dynamic team of Jamaican representatives to the Worlds Trade Fair in New York. He worked out with Bumps Jackson’s & The Caps aggregation as well with Monty Alexander’s aggregation at the Riverboat Club, situated under the famous Empire State Building.
Alphanso Castro “Boysie “, Talent Scout