Arturo Gómez

Music Director and Host of Lunchtime at the Oasis

Arturo has been part of "The Oasis in the City" since the spring of 2003. Before that, he 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 Cuban music dance parties at home. Arturo is an award-winning Music Director: he's been awarded the Music Director of the Year honors for 3 consecutive years while at KUVO/KVJZ and once before in Miami. Arturo brings an enthusiastic and passionate approach to his music programs, coupled with pertinent information in the traditions of classic jazz radio. Arturo proudly states, "Jazz is my favorite 4-letter word and the world's greatest art form".

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7:39 pm
Sat July 19, 2014

New Music Monday: Mid-Summer Classics

Our highlight for this edition of New Music Monday, July 21st aired during Lunchtime at the Oasis with Arturo Gómez, Noon 'til 1pm is the newest by NEA Jazz Master, Paquito D'Rivera on his own Paquito Records; Jazz meets the Classics has the Paq-Man on clarinet and soprano sax accompanied by an international roster of outstanding jazz men as they play European and Cuban classics in a most delightful manner. Another spotlight lands on "Mr.

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Music
1:44 pm
Wed July 16, 2014

Modernizing Morton--Henry Butler

From the Wednesday July 16th edition of the prestigious  Wall Street Journal:

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Music
5:04 pm
Sun July 13, 2014

New Music Monday: Hotter Than July

It's been hot lately, this week's edition of Lunchtime at the Oasis-New Music Monday will match the heat outside with some remarkable releases to debut. The veteran vocalist Barbara Morrison teams with Houston Person's quartet for a varied session highlighting the versatility of Ms. Morrison, I Love You, Yes I Do. Cyrus Chestnut is back with his trio, Midnight Melodies .

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Music
1:57 pm
Wed July 9, 2014

RIP @ 84: Paul Horn-extraordinary flautist.

Paul Horn, a Grammy-winning alto saxophonist and flutist whose career reached from mainstream contemporary jazz to pioneering efforts in music that came to be known as New Age, has died. He was 84. Horn died June 29 at his home in Vancouver, Canada, after a brief illness, according to his son Marlen. Over the course of his long career, Horn performed or recorded with Frank Sinatra, Duke Ellington, Tony Bennett, Nat "King" Cole and Miles Davis. Mr. Horn was especially noteworthy for his cultural internationalism and his fascination with the meditative and spiritual aspects of music.

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Music
1:14 pm
Sat June 28, 2014

First New Music Monday of Summer

After a week vacation,  New Music Monday returns for its first Summer edition. Just like the weather the music is hot but the listening is easy. The highlight of our debuts this week is by the gifted trumpeter and educator Sean Jones.  The Sean Jones Quartet's latest is im•pro•vise: never before seen for the Mack Avenue label, Sean is accompanied by Orrin Evans-piano, Luques Curtis-bass and Obed Calvaire on drums.

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