Boyse Edwards

Musician, West Side activist and Friend of Black Star, Boyse Edwards dead at 67

By Maureen O’Donnell May 28, 2016 When he was onstage with the musical group Gentlemen of Leisure, Boyse Edwards was a turbanned, tuxedoed, cowbell-ringing, tambourine-banging band director, setting off pyrotechnics to keep the party pumping. He was trained by the legendary James “Major” Adams, who helped establish the Henry Horner Boys & Girls Club, which offered music lessons[…]