Tune in to KUVO on Monday at 12 noon when Arturo Gómez hosts New Music Monday.
We close out New Music Monday for Jazz Appreciation Month-2014 with the debut of the veteran trumpeter and educator’s newest, Ray Vega Quartet’s “Chapter Two”, an exciting mainstream bop jazz recording. Ray is a veteran of the Mongo Santamaria and Tito Puente groups and is a Senior Lecturer at the University of Vermont.
Detroit’s Planet D Nonet returns with another swingin’ CD, “Just A-Sittin; and A-Rockin".
Italian pianist Enrico Pieranunz1 teams with bassist Marc Johnson and drummer Joey Baron to pay tribute to the great Italian move composer, “Plays Enrico Morricone”.
We debut the finest singer imported from Italy since Roberta Gambarini, Letizia Gambi. On "Introducing Letizia Gambi ”, she’s accompanied by a top flight band led by Chick Corea, Ron Carter, Lenny White and other all-stars, all who have endorsed Letizia as the real thing.
Veteran guitarist Thom Douvan pays tribute to the legendary Motown group that accompanied all the great Motown singers, the Funk Brothers with whom Thom often played with. On “Brother Brother”, Douvan gives the jazz treatment to many classics of Motown.