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".

Pages

December 2012 CD of the Month
11:48 am
Thu January 23, 2014

December 2012 CD of the Month

Al Hermann & The New Impressions Trio  "Dream Dances"  Summit RecordsLooking back on 2012, I’m thrilled to see it has been a banner year for jazz recordings. We close out the year with Denver trombonist Al Hermann & The New Impressions Trio's. Dream Dances for Summit Records. Al is a gifted player who selected a variety of standards from the Great American Songbook, Brazil and Latin America played in a soothing, swinging style that results in a captivating listening experience from start to finish.

Read more
November 2012 CD of the Month
11:45 am
Thu January 23, 2014

November 2012 CD of the Month

Houston Person  "naturally"  HighNote

Read more
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.

Read more
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.  

Read more
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!

Read more

Pages