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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October 2012 CD of the Month
11:41 am
Thu January 23, 2014

October 2012 CD of the Month

Lee Smith  "Sittin' on a Secret"  Vectordisc The familiar adage, ‘the apple doesn’t fall too far from the tree’ is an apt description when speaking about the outstanding bassist and bandleader Christian McBride. However, until recently even passionate followers of McBride would not know why that saying applies to him, enter, Lee Smith. For over 40 years Lee has been an outstanding bassist operating out of his hometown of Philadelphia and touring around the world.

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September 2012 CD of the Month
11:35 am
Thu January 23, 2014

September 2012 CD of the Month

Bobby Sanabria Big Band  "Multiverse"  Jazzheads Bobby Sanabria is a multi-talented musician, educator, musicologist and cultural warrior who has amassed an impressive résumé since graduating with honors from the prestigious Berklee College of Music in Boston in 1979.  

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August 2012 CD of the Month
11:32 am
Thu January 23, 2014

August 2012 CD of the Month

Connie Evingson  Sweet Happy Life: The Lyrics of Norman Gimbel  Minnehaha Music Throughout her career spanning over 20 years now, Connie Evingson has recorded a wide array of concept albums covering many themes and musical styles. Her latest is a tribute to the gifted lyricist Norman Gimbel. Sweet Happy Life: The Lyrics of Norman Gimbel which is an ideal CD for August’s CD of the Month Club members because from its cover photo to Connie’s dress, to the inside flap, to the flowery disc and most important, the songs and music, this album exudes Summer!

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July 2012 CD of the Month
11:27 am
Thu January 23, 2014

July 2012 CD of the Month

Ralph Peterson  "The Duality Perspective"  Oynx ProductionsRalph Peterson is currently one of the most highly regarded drummer-bandleader-educator of his generation, when he was still a student at New Jersey’s Rutgers University he was chosen by the legendary Art Blakey to be his accompanying drummer!

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June 2012 CD of the Month
11:18 am
Thu January 23, 2014

June 2012 CD of the Month

Duke Ellington Legacy  "Single Petal of a Rose"  Renma Recordings

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