Ed Love

WDET is proud to include one of the nation's most prominent radio hosts as part of its award-winning programming, Ed Love. For more than 38 years, Ed has delighted listeners with Destination Jazz: The Ed Love Program on Saturdays from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. on WDET 101.9FM. Starting in 1960, he worked at various stations throughout Detroit until finally joining WDET in 1983. 

Ed has not only entertained Detroit radio listeners throughout his impressive career, but also spent six years hosting a nationally syndicated program The Evolution of Jazz, educating and entertaining listeners on 125 stations from coast to coast. For his contribution to the world of jazz, Ed has been honored with numerous awards including two Spirit of Detroit Awards from Detroit Mayor Coleman A. Young and Dennis W. Archer, the Distinguished Achievement Award from the Motor City Music Foundation and the Dr. Alian Locke Award for his contributions to the arts by the Friends of the Detroit Institute of Arts. 

"I introduce people nightly to new recordings in jazz and play the classics of years gone by -- what I like to call Ed Love Flashbacks." -Ed Love 

April 1, 2017: Part One John Coltrane The Prestige Recordings

March 25, 2017: Memories of Miles Davis Part 5

March 18, 2017: Miles Davis, Heads of State, Ron Boustead

March 11, 2017: MIles Davis, Sonny Stitt, and Jimmy Smith

March 04, 2017: MIles Davis, Sonny Stitt, and Jimmy Smith

February 25, 2017: Miles Davis, Claire Daly, and Thelonious Monk

January 28, 2017: MIles Davis, Sonny Stitt, and Jimmy Smith

January 21, 2017: Miles Davis, Jimmy Smith and John Coltrane

January 14, 2017: Jimmy Smith, Continuum, and Emmet Cohen

January 07, 2017: McCoy Tyner, Clifford Brown and Max Roach

December 17, 2016: Steve Slagle, Johnny Coles, and Sonny Clark.

December 10, 2016: Milt Jackson, Cory Weeds, Azar Lawrence & Al Mclean