“On award night, my thank you speech would be addressed to three people. God, my mom, and Richie Love. Richie was my first mentor in music at the young age of 13. He took me under his wing and brought me into the studio – introducing me to the world of music, that would become my life long passion. I went on ghost write for Eazy E, toured with numerous other acts, and established myself as a player in the music business. Without Richie, I truly believe that my life would be different today.” Damon Mckell (aka Dismost).
“This man is the reason I fell in love with the alto saxophone. .. My uncle Richie Love !! A. Real soulful cat and showed me a lot about the horn I was 13 in this picture”. Terrace Martin
“This man taught me a lot about the music industry and the production of it first studio i went to LOVE CONNECTION STUDIOS FIRST TIME PERFORMING WAS IN A LIVE BAND FROM ANALOG TO DIGITAL MUCH LOVE POPS ,MY GODFATHER OF FUNK Richie Love MENTOR AND FRIEND BEEN THRU THE LOW TIMES AND THE HIGHS NOBODY DOES IT BETTER THAN RICHIE”. Sherman Smith (aka E$ponazh)
Sharmae Anderson, Saxophone student from age 7. She now has a new Release and continues to be a strong music entity.
Ojiki Augustine: Celebrated 20 Years with Warner Brothers “2017”
Carey Washington: First artist signed to SaxWorld Prod. and together they celebrated their first releases “1987
“Brother Richie Love was certainly a “Gift” to my Family and I, introduced to us at a Time of transition. Through his shared knowledge of Music and specifically “Alto Sax”–haha!! We are on our Way! Yeaah!”. David George (student 2 years).
“Richie Love is one of the coolest sax teachers of this time in my opinion. He has influenced my life because; his teachings have helped me to recognize instruments in music that I never noticed before. When I used to hear music I just thought of it as a normal song, but now that I play music I can recognize the instruments playing in that song, for example trumpet, saxophone, bass, drums, violins and lots of other instruments. I started 2 years ago and ever since the day I started I noticed I could hear instruments a lot clearer and call them out by sound such as how low or high the pitch is. My most favorite part of being brother Richie’s student is on Sunday, he comes over and I get to show him what I’ve learned, I am currently working on finishing the cd we are working on by, learning 2 more songs, I am also working on mastering solo’s by practicing patterns like fourths, Coltrane patterns, and diminished. Now to wrap this up I’ll finish by saying Brother Rich is a great teacher and even after it’s time for me to go off on my own and live I will continue to use everything he has taught me.
So to you brother Rich… I say Thank You!” Ali G.
(Ali was awarded Most Talented in beginning band class 05-17)
Love’s company, SaxWorld Productions, formed in 1985, was established to mentor young people in music and was awarded (3) three mentoring grants from the Nebraska Arts Council.
Love received Community Service Awards for his work with children in Los Angeles, Compton and Nebraska.