What about the softer side of our fair city? Take smooth jazzman Earl Klugh, who's closer to a pop guy these days than the jazzer who played with Lateef back in the day. But there's a kind of sweetness to Klugh: the soft-spoken manner, the gentle guitar phrasing, the loose V-neck sweater.
The latest contender for the role of Detrosavior is a fellow who goes by the name David Apollo, and he proposes to save the city of Detroit with dome architecture. In fact, he's a finalist in National Geographic's Expedition Granted, despite the fact that his video pitch apparently has no audio, and no description of what he aims to do.