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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AlFi Records

We usher in Autumn's first New Music Monday edition  with trumpets galore. One of the world's best trumpet players is Arturo Sandoval who releases his first CD for AlFi Records with a performance recorded Live at Yoshi's.  Sandoval is a multi-instrumentalist and as expected not only blows a mean trumpet, he plays plays piano, timbales and does some formidable scatting to boot.

Artist Share

There is much to admire about a group of musicians coming together to record a swingin’ session for a worthy cause, moreover,  what’s more impressive is that all the musicians involved donated their artistry.

OKeh Records

Dee Dee Bridgewater’s amazing résumé is a testimony to her talent and joie de vivre. Much more than just one of the greatest vocalists of all-time, Ms. Bridgewater has been awarded a Tony® for Best Featured Actress in the musical, The Wiz, and was nominated for the UK equivalent, the Laurence Olivier Award.

Since 1999, Bridgewater has served as the Ambassador to the U.N.’s Food and Agriculture Organization.

Blue Engine Records

One week before its official release date we debut the latest by the Jazz At Lincoln Center Orchestra with Wynton Marsalis : Live in Cuba. Recorded in October of 2010, this double disc set is finally available. The orchestra played to standing room only audiences at Havana's Mella Theatre over 3 nights performing jazz standards, originals and Afro-Cuban tunes. Also in this week's line up is the Nigerian descent bassist, Essiet Okon Essiet's new one, Shona featuring among others, Manuel Valera on piano and Lionel Loueke on guitar.

MaryLynn Gillaspie

Linard “Scotty” Scott: March 17, 1948 - August 3, 2015

Linard “Scotty” Scott was the host and producer of Origins: Orgy In Rhythm,"the Black Experience translated into music.”

A KUVO specialty program, Origins: Orgy In Rhythm traces the roots and explores the rich heritage of Black Music. A joyous celebration, Scott's program took listeners on a soulful journey from Harlem to Dar es Salaam, from Trenchtown to Motown, from Ragtime to No Time, from Bebop thru Doo Wop to Hip Hop and other expressions destinations.