Tribute from Vincent Arvel Chandler

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SUBMITTED BY: Vincent Arvel Chandler, Lecturer in Jazz Studies, Jazz Trombone, Wayne State University

As a teenager, living at home, I lived for the Ed Love Program on WDET 101.9FM. Since jazz was not played in my household, his program was the first place I heard a variety of jazz regularly. He taught me what was hip! As a young professional jazz musician, I had the honor to perform live on the Ed Love Program! It was the opportunity of a lifetime to be in the studio with such a legend and to be given the exposure every artist dreams of.

Ed Love | 60 Years of Jazz in Detroit

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Ed Love is a musical institution. Generations of Detroiters know Ed as the voice who guided us through almost 60 years of "Destination Jazz: The Ed Love Program", playing the classics and introducing us to new music each week on WDET-FM.

Now, into his sixth decade of radio, Love is still working, introducing yet another generation to the jazz tradition and the power of music.

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