The Night Beat with Geoff Anderson

Tuesdays, 8 to 10 PM

Being a music junkie and working in radio during the '70s resulted in host Geoff Anderson amassing an extensive record collection that he has kept intact to this day. 

During his weekly feature - "The Vinyl Vault," on-air every Tuesday at 8:30 PM - Geoff shares a record from his collection that isn't in the KUVO library.

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Jazz and rock began their courtship in the late 1960s. For a while, it seemed like they would never get together. From the beginning of rock ‘n’ roll in the ‘50s, the two genres had kept their distance from one another, each professing its distaste for the other. Yet despite their initial antipathy, despite their feelings that they had nothing in common, that they would never even be seen together, much less engage in any sort of “hook up” behavior, they eventually fell for each other, formed...

Joe Jackson at Paramount Theater | Performance Review

Oct 21, 2015
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Night Beat host Geoff Anderson shares a review of Joe Jackson at Paramount Theater on October 8, 2015. Airmen at Baur's Listening Lounge September 2, 2015. Joe Jackson has led a double (or maybe triple) life for most of his lengthy career. He hit the scene in 1979 with his debut album Look Sharp! (A&M 1979) rolling into the U.S. from England as part of the “New Wave,” a new (at that time) genre reacting to the perceived increasingly bombastic and ponderous tendencies of “Progressive Rock”...

Remembering the King

May 19, 2015
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In light of B.B. King's passing this past Friday, Night Beat host Geoff Anderson shares the King's rise to legend and his review of a 2010 performance at Denver's Buell Theater. B.B. King's Rise to Legend B. B. King is the last of the authentic Delta bluesmen, a group including legends like Robert Johnson, Charley Patton, John Lee Hooker, Muddy Waters and Howlin’ Wolf. King is the real deal. Born in the Delta, King grew up on the plantations doing farm work. He logged many a mile guiding a...

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Stevie Wonder at the Pepsi Center - March 17, 20215 Is there anyone who doesn’t like Stevie Wonder ? On his current tour, Wonder is performing his 1976 album Songs in the Key of Life - one of Wonder's most critically acclaimed albums - from start to finish. Wonder has made a major production of this Key of Life tour. Tuesday night’s show featured more than 40 musiciana: two guitarists, two trap drummers, two percussionists, six horns (three saxes, two trumpets and a trombone), three...

A jazz guy plays with a heavy rock band? That would be the superficial description of Sco-Mule . A deeper examination shows that John Scofield and Gov’t Mule’s Warren Haynes are twin brothers of different mothers. Each possesses a yearning, restless soul, constantly seeking new musical forms and combinations. Each is fearless behind his guitar. And each is possessed of a virtuoso talent and, seemingly, can do whatever he wants. Scofield first came to prominence in the late ‘70s and early ‘80s...

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