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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5:26 pm
Sun July 27, 2014

New Music Monday: The July Finale

We close out July's New Music Monday on Lunchtime at the Oasis with Arturo Gómez starting at Noon until 1pm, Rocky Mountain time. This week's highlight is by veteran bassist from Detroit, Rodney Whitaker, his newest CD is titled When We Find  Ourselves Alone for the Mack Avenue label also out of the Motor City.  On five of the album's eleven tracks, Rockelle Fortin, Rodney's oldest daughter is the vocalist, About his latest offering Rodney says the following: "It's an old-school feel with a 21st century attitude"  

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4:32 pm
Thu July 24, 2014

July CD of the Month-A Summer Classic

Vince Guaraldi Trio:  Jazz Impressions of a Boy Named Charlie Brown  Fantasy Records

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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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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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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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