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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11:23 am
Thu March 5, 2015

Clark Terry---A Denver Perspective

Join me Friday for a special edition of Lunchtime at the Oasis beginning at Noon when 2 former Clark Terry disciples and C. T.  band members, trumpeters Bob Montgomery and Brad Goode join me to share their memories about the late Clark Terry. Both Bob and Brad attended Mumbles' 94th birthday at his home in Pine Bluff, AK earlier this year and have just returned from participating in Mr. Terry's memorial services in NYC last weekend.

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6:11 pm
Sun March 1, 2015

New Music Monday---A New Month Marches In

Thanks to all our of esteemed listeners who became new, renewing or rejoining  members making our Winter Membership Drive successful, a special additional hug of gratitude is extended to those who pledged during the 2 New Music Monday editions of the campaign.

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4:43 pm
Sun February 8, 2015

New Music Monday---The Beat Goes On

This week we are very pleased to receive the very anticipated  follow up release by Denver's own H2 Big Band with the talented trumpeter Al Hood and gifted pianist, composer and arranger Dave Hanson. Their new one is It Could Happen  for Origin Records out of Seattle.

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11:43 am
Fri February 6, 2015

Norman Provizer's Jazz Notes: February 6th

Jazz Notes 2-5-2015

By Norman Provizer

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9:23 pm
Sun February 1, 2015

New Music Monday: First Edition of February

We start off the shortest month with a strong Colorado connection. The gifted alto saxophonist Charles McPherson most recent recording session took place here in Denver accompanied by the Front Range's finest players for the Bailey based Capri Records. Mr. McPherson's sidemen are Keith Oxman-tenor, Chip Stephens-piano, Ken Walker-bass, Todd Reid-drums.  The Journey  has a varied song list, standards,  McPherson  originals and even contributions by Oxman and Stephens.

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