History

  • Preston Love as a young man standing on a North Omaha street with his clarinet.

    1940

    Preston Love as a young man standing on a North Omaha street with his clarinet.

    Photo Courtesy of Richie Love.

    1940

  • Preston Love playing in the Nat Towles Band in 1943.

    1943

    Preston Love playing in the Nat Towles Band in 1943.

    Photo Courtesy of Richie Love.

    1943

  • Preston Love with Ray Charles at a Motown Recording in 1967.

    1967

    Preston Love with Ray Charles at a Motown Recording in 1967.

    Photo Courtesy of Richie Love.

    1967

  • Preston Love with Aretha Franklin in 1968 at the Los Angeles Forum.

    1968

    Preston Love with Aretha Franklin in 1968 at the Los Angeles Forum.

    Photo Courtesy of Richie Love.

    1968

  • Preston Love with Count Basie listening to the record, "Basie Land", at the Paxton Hotel Lobby in Omaha.

    1975

    Preston Love with Count Basie listening to the record, "Basie Land", at the Paxton Hotel Lobby in Omaha.

    Photo Courtesy of Richie Love.

    1975

  • Richie Love, Preston Love, and Norman Love (sons of Preston) playing saxophones in the 1980s.

    1980

    Richie Love, Preston Love, and Norman Love (sons of Preston) playing saxophones in the 1980s.

    Photo Courtesy of Richie Love.

    1980

  • Preston Love playing the saxophone during recordings in the 1980s.

    1980

    Preston Love playing the saxophone during recordings in the 1980s.

    Photo Courtesy of Richie Love.

    1980

  • Unveiling of the 24th Street Love Mural

    2014

    Unveiling of the 24th Street Love Mural

    The mural was painted by Cey Adams to capture the essence of Preston Love and to capture the hope of the North Omaha community.

    2014

  • New Brand Identity

    2015

    New Brand Identity

    Love’s Jazz and Art Center develops a fresh and new brand identity.

    2015

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