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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 “,