New Music Monday

Every Monday, KUVO Music Director Arturo Gomez shares some of the greatest new releases during his program Lunchtime at the Oasis.

Kiss the Monday blues good-bye with Gomez's New Music Monday - airing noon to 1 pm MT - featuring the latest finger-snapping and toe-tapping delights!

Smoke Sessions Records

During the next New Music Monday edition of KUVO Jazz," I will debut the latest releases by the always soulful pianist Harold Mabern and the splendid sequel, MONK-estra Volume 2 in addition to several others, one of which, the new Matt Wilson with Denver's own Ron Miles on cornet.   Last year's pianist John Beasley debut of the MONK'estra proved so successful he has returned with Volume 2, this time out he has Denver's own multi-Grammy® winner Dianne Reeves, violinist Regina Carter, Kamasi Washington and Pedrito Martínez as invited musicians. Mr.

Frank Ayala

After its annual sabbatical New Music Monday returns to Lunchtime at the Oasis this Monday, January 16th at Noon hosted by KUVO's Music Director, Arturo Gómez.

Synergy Music

We begin another year of New Music Monday with trumpets galore.....Gabriel Mervine  releases his first as a leader, People,  on Denver's own Synergy Music label. He relocated to the Front Range from New Jersey to pursue his music studies, after graduating from UC-Boulder,  Mervine has impressed the music community with his quality playing in a wide variety of styles.

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.

Blue Engine Records

One week before its official release date we debut the latest by the Jazz At Lincoln Center Orchestra with Wynton Marsalis : Live in Cuba. Recorded in October of 2010, this double disc set is finally available. The orchestra played to standing room only audiences at Havana's Mella Theatre over 3 nights performing jazz standards, originals and Afro-Cuban tunes. Also in this week's line up is the Nigerian descent bassist, Essiet Okon Essiet's new one, Shona featuring among others, Manuel Valera on piano and Lionel Loueke on guitar.

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