Boysie's Horn: The History of Jazz in Wilmington in the 20th Century

(Author) (Afterword by)

Product Details

$20.00  $18.60
Broken Turtle Books
Publish Date
5.25 X 8.0 X 0.32 inches | 0.37 pounds

Earn by promoting books

Earn money by sharing your favorite books through our Affiliate program.

Become an affiliate

About the Author

Steven Leech was born in Wilmington. In the mid 1970s, he began writing for The Delaware Spectator, published by Ralph Morris, who is considered to be the Dean of Delaware Black Journalism. In 1976, along with Morris and Herman Holloway Jr, he helped found The Delaware Star, the successor to The Delaware Spectator, and served as Managing Editor. When The Delaware Star became The Delaware Valley Star, Wilmington's final weekly newspaper, with new publisher Felix Stickney, Steven Leech became Editor, serving at times in that capacity with Ralph Morris and Maurice Sims.Steven Leech's articles have appeared in Out & About magazine and The Delaware State News with op-eds in The Wilmington News Journal and The Philadelphia Inquirer. Since 1980 he has served as an editor for Dreamstreets, a local literary publication and radio program. He has written extensively about the history of Delaware literary art culminating with his book Valdemar's Corpse.Steven Leech is in radio station WVUD's Hall of Fame. From WVUD, the University of Delaware radio station, he regularly broadcasts his radio program Boptime and often plays recordings from Wilmington jazz, R&B, and rock n' roll performers from the past.Steven Leech currently lives in a cramped apartment in suburban New Castle County where he staves off poverty and communes with the ineffably divine spirit dreaming in every living being.

Larry B. Williams is the former Producer/Announcer for Jerry Johnson Live, Assistant News Director, Afternoon Anchor and Controller at 90.9 KCBI FM. Larry is also a retired CPA, CFO and financial consultant. With a smooth, easy listening voice, Larry takes his talent to the mic, narrating numerous books and books of the Bible.