Lunchtime at the Oasis

Weekdays, Noon to 1 PM

Always a finger-snapping and toe-tapping delights for your ears, KUVO's Music Director Arturo Gomez serves up an exciting lunchtime tribute to all things jazz! 

Our lunch menu includes jazz classics, modern jazz, Latin jazz and musician birthday tributes. Chase away the Monday blues by previewing new releases with this show's New Music Monday segment. And don't miss KUVO's CD of the Month pick, always announced during Arturo's show!

Susan Gatschet

In addition to jazz clubs and music schools, acclaimed young pianist Emmet Cohen included KUVO in his Colorado tour.  Here's a segment of his performance interview on "Lunchtime at the Oasis" with host Arturo Gomez.

While in Colorado Cohen held classes at Colorado State University and the University of Northern Colorado. "The Way I've learned to teach is to show my love for it and show the joy it can bring me; and the uplifting it can bring to people of all kinds, old people, young people, children or people of different countries."

Synergy Music

We begin another year of New Music Monday with trumpets galore.....Gabriel Mervine  releases his first as a leader, People,  on Denver's own Synergy Music label. He relocated to the Front Range from New Jersey to pursue his music studies, after graduating from UC-Boulder,  Mervine has impressed the music community with his quality playing in a wide variety of styles.

MARYLYNN GILLASPIE; irockjazz.com; ted.com

This list of notable 2015 jazz releases was curated by KUVO Music Director Arturo Gómez.  

1. H2 Big Band, It Could Happen: with LA’s best session players and Rene Marie vocals on a couple of tracks

image, info & text from Spangalang Brewery

Spangalang Brewery is hosting a soiree to celebrate the release of three new beers Friday, December 11 from 5:30 to 10 PM.

They'll be tapping an English Dark Mild Ale, a Cranberry Session, and a firkin of the Mild ale while grooving to tunes courtesy of KUVO!

Concord Jazz

We close out New Music Monday for 2015 with our annual Holiday Music edition on Lunchtime at the Oasis. We're very pleased to have received the new Count Basie Orchestra A Very Swingin' Basie Christmas which is the debut of the ghost band's new director, Scotty Barnhart. Invited guests include Ellis Marsalis who will be peforming at Baur's in Downtown Denver, Thursday December 10th, Plas Johnson and Johnny Mathis.

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