Arturo Gómez

Music Director & Lunchtime at the Oasis Host

Arturo has been part of "The Oasis in the City" since the spring of 2003. Before that, Arturo was part of Miami's jazz station for 13 years.

Arturo was fortunate to have been raised listening to the progressive radio stations of Los Angeles, instilling in him a love and knowledge of many music styles while his parents hosted many a Cuban music dance party during his growing up years.

An award-winning Music Director, Arturo was awarded Music Director of the Year for three consecutive years while at KUVO/KVJZ and once before in Miami.

Arturo brings an enthusiastic and passionate approach to music programs, coupled with pertinent information in the traditions of classic jazz radio. Arturo proudly states, "Jazz is my favorite four-letter word and the world's greatest art form."

Catch Arturo's program, Lunchtime at the Oasis, every weekday from noon to 1 pm. 

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MAMA Records

October’s CD of the Month selection reflects the Autumn season as like the multi-colored leaves and unpredictable weather, Phil Norman Tentet’s Then & Now has many layers to its content. Saxophonist, clarinetist, band leader, producer Phil Norman moonlights as a financial advisor for several Los Angeles based radio stations.

Latin jazz Network

This Sunday, October 23rd at appx 4:30pm, the electrifying Cuban pianist Harold López-Nussa stops by the on-air studio of The Oasis in the City to chat with Salsa con Jazz host, Janine Santana. Harold is part of a multi-generational music family of Cuba who is on tour throughout the US.

Smoke Sessions Records

Most of our listeners may recall that Steve Turre was our 2012 Live at the Vineyards’ headliner.  Many of those present still talk about Steve’s amazing performance that evening playing trombone and his beloved array of sea shells that he calls “the most ancient horns”.

Litchfield Jazz

The talented young pianist Emmet Cohen will be performing a solo piano recital LIVE in the Phyllis A. Greer Performance Studio during Lunchtime at the Oasis this Monday, September 19 at 12:30pm. Lunchtime host, Arturo Gómez will chat with Emmet in between songs.


I am very pleased to be interviewing my friend and like me, former Miamian Raúl Midón during today's edition of Lunchtime at the Oasis. Raúl has made quite a name for him self over the past several years, he has recorded and perfromed with Stevie Wonder, Henry Butler, Herbie Hancock and our own Dianne Reeves and Tia Fuller. He has received high acclaim from both music reviewers and music lovers alike.  Mr. Midón is playing the Soiled Dove Underground, Wednesday, September 7th at 7pm.