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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CD of the Month
11:42 am
Fri March 21, 2014

March CD of the Month

Our March selection is one of great pride for us, Javon Jackson was raised in Denver and maintains strong family connections to the Front Range. For over 20 years he’s been a globetrotting musician, both as an esteemed sideman and as a band leader.  Furthermore, Mr. Jackson is a respected educator currently holding the chair at the prestigious Jackie McLean Institute of Jazz at The University of Hartford's Hartt School.

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New Music Monday
12:08 pm
Sun March 16, 2014

New releases from (mostly) female bandleaders

The new release from saxophonist Jane Ira Bloom

Tune in on Monday at noon for the St. Patrick's Day edition of New Music Monday. KUVO Music Director Arturo Gómez will preview the latest releases. This week, in honor of Women’s History Month, New Music Monday is made up of mostly female bandleaders.

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New Music Monday
7:11 am
Mon March 10, 2014

New Releases

This week in new music -

Pat Martino launches a previously unreleased concert from his personal archives:  from 1968, live at Club 118, Louisville, Kentucky. It’s Young Guns featuring Gene Ludwig on the B-3!

Dizzy Gillespie’s former touring pianist and music director, Mike Longo has a new trio session on his very own CAP label. Step On It has Bob Cranshaw on bass and Lewis Nash on drums.

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New Music Monday
12:19 pm
Fri February 28, 2014

New Music from Javon Jackson

Tune in Monday at noon when Arturo Gomez presents New Music Monday. Our first New Music Monday for March starts off with hometown hero, Javon Jackson’s latest offering,  “Expression-Live at Smoke Jazz Club, NYC

The Henry Mancini Institute Orchestra of the University of Miami features Denver’s own Dave Grusin, along with Chick Corea, Bobby McFerrin and Terence Blanchard; thier new release is “Jazz & the Philharmonic

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CD of the Month
4:11 pm
Mon February 24, 2014

February CD of the Month

For over 20 years Catherine Russell toured the world as a backup singer for some of the most prominent names in music;

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