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. 

You can contact Arturo at Arturo@KUVO.org

Ways to Connect

Blue Note Records/EMI

We close out 2015 with a CD that not only has great music, but is an album with a mission. We all know that the once great city of Detroit has been facing some very tough times over the past 20 years due to many factors.

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.

Linda Caffey

As we begin the last month of the Fall, it pleases me to have selected a swingin’ jazz orchestra whose players are amongst the best musicians, and in some cases, educators the Front Range has to offer.

The composer, arranger and conductor of this aggregation is the award winning, and educator David Caffey who is now a resident of Greely.

Blue Note Records

Few cities have produced as many jazz greats as Detroit and its surrounding suburbs, in fact beyond jazz,  the Motor City  has always been fertile ground for producing numerous gifted and influential musicians in a wide array of music categories. Blue Note Records releases a new compilation CD in tribute to Motown; Detroit Jazz City. The recording features 9 selections from different artists that hail from Detroit.

Blue Engine Records

The bassist, Carlos Henriquez has been a member of the prestigious Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra under the direction of Wynton Marsalis since 1998, he joined them shortly after graduating from the renowned Fiorello H.LaGuardia High School of Music & Arts and Performing Arts whose list of distinguished alumni is as long as its name.

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