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 

Destination Jazz: Ed Love’s Highly Recommended Jazz for 2016

Destination Jazz: Noel Night

November 19, 2016: MIlt Jackson, Mike LeDonne, and Sonny Clark

November 12, 2016: Lucky Thompson, Wallace Roney, and Kenny Burrell

November 5, 2016: Cory Weeds, Mike LeDonne, and One For All

October 29, 2016: Donald Byrd, Mike LeDonne, and Shelly Manne

October 22, 2016: Donald Byrd, J.R. Monterose, & Mike LeDonne

October 15, 2016: Dizzy Gillespie, The Cookers, & Clare Fischer

October 8, 2016: Thad Jones, The Cookers, & Oscar Pettiford

October 1, 2016: Bria Skonberg, Erroll Garner, & Joshua Breakstone