Arturo Gómez

Shows - Lunchtime! with Arturo Gómez | Monday Noon

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.”

Tune in to Lunchtime! with Arturo Gómez on Mondays at noon.

Recent Posts

Tito Puente! Celebrating Centennial on Salsa Con Jazz

Tune in for Salsa Con Jazz, as Arturo Gómez celebrates Tito's Centennial! Tito Puente was a legendary musician and composer who became known as the King of Latin Music. Born…

International Louie Louie Day

On April 11th, music lovers around the world celebrate "International Louie Louie Day" in honor of Richard Berry's iconic rock song "Louie Louie". The song is based on a Cuban…

New Music Monday—Elio Villafranca, Towner Galaher, & Mike Melito

Tune in to New Music Monday to hear music from these new recordings; host Arturo Gómez will debut on Lunchtime! on Monday, April 3 at noon. Elio Villafranca: "Standing By…

New Music Monday — Mingus Big Band, Taj Mahal, and Septology

New Music Monday debuts music from the following recordings on Monday, March 20, at noon on Lunchtime! with Arturo Gómez. Mingus Big Band: "The Charles Mingus Centennial Sessions" In commemoration…

New Music Monday — Esthesis Quartet, Eric Lilley Trio, & Roy McGrath

Tune in Monday, March 13, at noon for New Music Monday with Arturo Gómez as he debuts these new additions to the KUVO library. Esthesis Quartet:  “Time Zones” — After…

New Music Monday — Eric Reed, Billy Childs, Vince Ector

Debuting the music of Eric Reed, Billy Childs, and Vince Ector Trio + on New Music Monday. Join Arturo Gómez on Lunchtime! Monday, March 6, at noon. Eric Reed  “Black,…

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