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Roland Alphonso

Roland Alphonso has been played on NTS over 30 times, featured on 28 episodes and was first played on 11 April 2014.

Roland Alphonso (Havana, Cuba, January 12, 1931 - Los Angeles, California, November 20, 1998) aka Rolando Alphonso or The Chief Musician was a Jamaican tenor saxophonist.

Alphonso came to Jamaica at the age of two with his Jamaican mother, and started to learn saxophone at the Stony Hill Industrial School.

In 1948 he left school to join Eric Deans' orchestra and soon passed through other bands in the hotel circuit and first recorded as a member of Baba Motta's group in 1952.

Around the mid…

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Over And Over
Bobby Sarkie, Roland Alphonso
Wackie's2019
Over And Over
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Shot In The Dark
Roland Alphonso
Top Deck Records1965
Shot In The Dark
Roland AlphonsoTop Deck Records1965
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Musical Happiness
Rolando Alphanso
Studio One0
Musical Happiness
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Song For My Father
Roland Alphonso
Pyramid2012
Song For My Father
Roland AlphonsoPyramid2012
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Pure Soul
Roland Alphonso, The Originals Orchestra
Dub Store Records2016
Pure Soul
Roland Alphonso, The Originals OrchestraDub Store Records2016
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20-75
Roland Alphonso
Studio One0
20-75
Roland AlphonsoStudio One0
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Bongo Tango
Roland Alphonso
C And N Records2016
Bongo Tango
Roland AlphonsoC And N Records2016
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Stream Of Life
Roland Alphonso, Beverley's All Stars
Pyramid1968
Stream Of Life
Roland Alphonso, Beverley's All StarsPyramid1968
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Hot Corn Bread & Butter
Stanley, Roland, Buster's Group
Buster Wild Bells1961
Hot Corn Bread & Butter
Stanley, Roland, Buster's GroupBuster Wild Bells1961
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From Russia With Love
R. Alphonso, Studio 1 Orch.
Studio One1965
From Russia With Love
R. Alphonso, Studio 1 Orch.Studio One1965
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