Alfonso Velasco was raised in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. He found his passion for music through drumline in High School. At Florida State University, he received a Bachelor’s degree. He moved back to Miami, Florida to obtain his Master’s Degree in Jazz Performance at Florida International University, studying under Rodolfo Zuniga. Currently he is performing, composing and arranging music, and working as a music director and drumline instructor at Somerset Silver Palms Middle and High School.
As of now, he is composing music for an album. He has performed with Juan Turros, JT4, Erich Bergen, Russ Spiegal Big Band, Savannah Cristina, Nicholas Rousseau, Javier Nero, Louis Almanti, Zach Bartholomew, Geenius Project. He has studied under Phoenix Rivera, Rodolfo Zuniga(FIU), and Leon Anderson(FSU).