Alpha Boys’ Band Leader Sparrow Martin Talks History

Alpha Boys School Band Leader Winston “Sparrow” Martin has been an instructor since 1989 and as recently posted wants to create a young Skatalites band to carry on the music of Jamaica. Here is is talking a little about his history at the school.

and here is master trombonist Rico talking about his history at the school as well.

So what do you think about a new younger generation of musicians trying to carry on the tradition of The Skatalites? See what others are talking about and leave your own comments in our forum here.

I've been involved in the Los Angeles music scene since at least 1995 going to shows, promoting, spinning records and running labels. Ska and Early Reggae are my passion among other things of course.