RICHIE LOVE aka The Saxiest Man Alive is a gifted saxophonist/vocalist and innovative virtuoso music artist. At an early age, he was nurtured deep in the genre roots of “Jazz”,“Blues”,“Rhythm and blues” and “Funk”
Richie plays ALL Saxophones, he's a Composer, Producer, Arranger, Vocalist, Band Leader, Teacher, and Mentor. Ceo of Saxworld Productions Since 1985 established in Los Angeles, his First Record Release was "1987". Richie Started playing Alto Sax at Age 6 and has Performed, Recorded and Studied with Some of the Greats, Johnny Otis, Buddy Miles, Norman Connors, Shuggie Otis, Andre Lewis(Mandre), Lalomie Washburn, Angela Bofill, Barbara Morrison, Rickey Minor, and Lester Abrams to name a few. Richie's been In and Around the Music Business All his Life, he's Performed on Thousands of Concerts, Recordings, T.V., Radio, C.D's, Music Festivals and Venues. Richie's Band "The Love Connection" has been Rocking Audiences for Over 25 Years from Coast To Coast. They've performed on countless Jazz, R&B, Blues, Music Festivals and have headlined with Hank Crawford, Les McCann, Buddy Miles, Wayman Tisdale, Preston Love and more. Richie was family mentored and naturally influenced by the music of his late and great World-renowned father, Preston Love, Sr., a purveyor and historian of “Classical Jazz and Blues”. Preston performed with historic legends from Count Basie and Billie Holiday to Aretha Franklin and Marvin Gaye. In the 60s he became Motown's first West Coast Orchestra leader/Contractor.