Arturo Gómez

Music Director & host of Jazz with Arturo Gómez

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, Jazz with Arturo Gómez, every weekday from noon to 1 pm. 

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KUVO is extremely grateful to the family owned and operated Drum City Guitarland for their most generous donation of the entire line of Pearl percussion instruments plus a set of LP timbales. They have been serving the Front Range since 1965 and are considered to have among the most knowledgeable staff as well as being recognized as one of the top music stores in the USA. Founded by the professional drummer, the late Ronny Kae, Drum City Guitarland is currently managed by his sons, Tim and Jason Kae who were groomed since children to take over the store.

Posi-Tone records

The multi-instrumentalist and educator Michael Dease hails from Augusta, GA which is known for giving the world James Brown. Although best known as a tenor and bass trombonist, Dease also plays, trumpet, piano, saxophone and bass.  he is currently the Assistant Professor of Jazz Trombone at Michigan State University, he previously held similar positions at Queens College, CUNY, and The New School for Jazz and Contemporary Music in New York City.

MCG Jazz

This week's menu on New Music Monday includes fathers and sons, a musician family and some Front Range players...saxophonists Don Aliquo Sr. and Jr. headline the new CD, Fathers and Sons featuring 5 other Pittsburgh, PA based fathers and sons musicians. From Philadelphia, PA we'll debut the new one by the splendid organ player Joey De Francesco-Project Freedom. from Greeley is the UNC faculty member and bassist, Erik Applegate whose new one Two's Company fulfills his goal or recording a series of duos with pianists, guitarists, trombonists and saxophonists.

  Lew Gaiter Jr.

RIP at 83: 1933 to 2017

Cellar Live Records

After finishing in third place in the 2011 Thelonious Monk International Jazz Piano Competition held annually at the Kennedy Center’s Eisenhower Theater, Washington, D.C, Emmet Cohen placed first at the 2014 American Jazz Pianists Competition Like most jazz musicians who excel at their instrument, Emmet began playing at the very young age o