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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March 2013 CD of the Mont
12:11 pm
Thu January 23, 2014

March 2013 CD of the Month

Jackie Ryan  "Listen Here"  Open Arts ProductionsOver the past 10 years, Jackie Ryan has become one of jazz’s top vocalists, able to sing in a wide array of styles utilizing her 3 ½ octave range to amaze audiences around the world-especially in London and the West Coast of the US. Ms. Ryan’s discography also displays her talents of giving new life to standards while offering contemporary songs interpreted with originality.

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February 2013 CD of the Month
12:00 pm
Thu January 23, 2014

February 2013 CD of the Month

Gabriel Alegria Afro-Peruvian Jazz Sextet  "Cuidad de los Reyes (City of Kings)"  Sapo NegroOur February CD of the Month selection goes beyond the traditional border of Black History or African American Awareness month to include all of the Americas, so we go to Lima, Perú in South America to choose the third installment of the Gabriel Alegría Afro-Peruvian Jazz Sextet on their own Sapo Negro (black frog) recording label.

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January 2013 CD of the Month
11:52 am
Thu January 23, 2014

January 2013 CD of the Month

Damani Phillips  "Reckoning"  Phillips Music

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December 2012 CD of the Month
11:48 am
Thu January 23, 2014

December 2012 CD of the Month

Al Hermann & The New Impressions Trio  "Dream Dances"  Summit RecordsLooking back on 2012, I’m thrilled to see it has been a banner year for jazz recordings. We close out the year with Denver trombonist Al Hermann & The New Impressions Trio's. Dream Dances for Summit Records. Al is a gifted player who selected a variety of standards from the Great American Songbook, Brazil and Latin America played in a soothing, swinging style that results in a captivating listening experience from start to finish.

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November 2012 CD of the Month
11:45 am
Thu January 23, 2014

November 2012 CD of the Month

Houston Person  "naturally"  HighNote

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