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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6:42 pm
Sat November 22, 2014

New Music Monday: Like Father, Like Son

Our last New Music Monday Edition for the most recent 2014 jazz releases concludes this Monday.

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5:20 pm
Sat November 22, 2014

RIP @ 66--Joseph Leonard Bonner

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The extremely gifted composer and pianist, a resident of the Denver area since the early 1980s has passed away. Joe Bonner was born April 20, 1948 in Rocky Mount, NC, he died Friday, November 20, 2014 in Denver. He recorded and toured with many giants of jazz including Pharaoh Sanders, Woody Shaw, Leon Thomas, Harold Vick, Fred Wesley, Richie Cole, Carlos Garnett, Azar Lawrence, Roy Brook, Billy Harper and many others. 

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11:06 am
Thu October 30, 2014

A Musical Tribute for Jimmy Trujillo

On the Sunday afternoon after Thanksgiving Day, there will be a homage to the late Jimmy Trujillo at Jazz@Jacks on the upper level of the Denver Pavilions on the 16th Street Mall, Downtown Denver, Sunday, November 30th.  It starts at 1 pm and will conclude at 5 pm with many musicians playing to honor Jimmy's musical contributions to Denver.

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Music
6:50 pm
Wed October 8, 2014

Carmen Lundy-Patrice Rushen Band Stop By Studio

What a nice surprise to have a visit from Carmen Lundy and her band. Thank you to everyone who called in during Take Note and to all of you supporting KUVO during our Fall Membership Drive. 

Pictured left to right - Susan Gatschet Reese, Jamison Ross, Andrew Renfroe, Kenny Davis, Carmen Lundy, Victor Cooper, Patrice Rushen and Arturo Gómez.

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5:48 pm
Mon September 22, 2014

September CD of the Month: Mark Elf "Returns 2014"

Mark Elf is a gifted guitarist who early in his career played in the band led by “The Mighty Burner”-Charles Earland as well as other leading organ players; Jimmy McGriff and Richard “Groove” Holmes.

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