Arturo Gómez

Shows - Jazz with Arturo Gómez | Mondays 10 am to 2 pm

Arturo has been the Music Director at KUVO JAZZ since the spring of 2003. Before that, Arturo was the Music Director of Miami’s jazz station for 13 years. He 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 formative years.

An award-winning Music Director, Arturo Gómez has been awarded Music Director of the Year on six occasions and has also been the recipient of the prestigious Duke Dubois Lifetime Achievement and Bobby Jackson Jazz Ambassador honors. He has also received Letters of Commendation from the International Association of Jazz Educators (IAJE), the House of Representatives, and the UNESCO International Jazz Day. Arturo brings an enthusiastic and passionate approach to the airwaves and to streaming audiences. Arturo has represented KUVO Jazz as one of the organizers of the annual Five Points Jazz Festival, Denver Five Points Business District, Denver Arts and Venues, and other community events.

Arturo proudly states, “Jazz is my favorite four-letter word and the world’s greatest art form.”

Recent Posts

New Music Monday—John Scofield, Scott Reeves Quintet & Dave Miller Trio

On Monday, July 19 at noon, host Arturo Gómez will debut the following recordings among others: John Scofield - "Swallow Tales" The veteran guitarist John Scofield's resume of jazz greats…

New Music Monday—In Harmony, The Magic of Now, & Ancient Grains

On Monday, July 12, at noon, Arturo Gómez debuts the following recordings among others: Roy Hargrove-Mulgrew Miller - "In Harmony" The late Roy Hargrove's first release since his early demise…

New Music Monday—Miles Davis, Bob Mintzer & the WDR Big Band, and Altoizm

Join Arturo Gómez on Monday, July 5 at noon as he debuts the following recordings among others: Miles Davis: "Merci Miles!" Since his first arrival to Paris in 1949. Miles…

New Music Monday—Frankie Valli, Mark Masters Ensemble, & Henry "Skipper" Franklin

On Monday, June 28, at noon, host Arturo Gómez will be debuting the following recordings among others: Frankie Valli - "A Touch of Jazz" Yes, that Frankie Valli, the lead…

New Music Monday—George Cables, Mike LeDonne, & The Baylor Project

Tune in to New Music Monday on Monday, June 14 at noon when music director Arturo Gómez debuts the following recordings among others: "Too Close For Comfort" - George Cables…

A Record Story—"Afro-Cuban" by Kenny Dorham

Kenny Dorham "Afro-Cuban" Blue Note Records (1955) Besides being one of my all-time top ten Latin jazz albums, I love the artwork and LP title that when released in 1955…

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