WATCH: Chris Campbell Interviews Ed Love About His Life and Career

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In this vintage “Metro Jazz” interview, “Detroit jazz elder statesman” Ed Love talks about everything from the start of his career to his personal connection to Billie Holiday.

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On this vintage episode of “Metro Jazz”, Chris Campbell, host of WDET’s The Progressive Underground, interviews iconic broadcaster Ed Love.

Ed discusses how he got into radio broadcasting (pretty girls, how else?), what sparked his interest in jazz, his mother’s connection to Billie Holiday, and more.


Skip ahead to 16:30 to see Chris interview Ed Love

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Ed Love | 60 Years of Jazz in Detroit

This post is a part of Ed Love | 60 Years of Jazz in Detroit.

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.

In 2020, Ed Love reached 60 years on the air. Check out tributes and accolades for his six decades of radio.

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