Andrea Young

Host - Aspen Beat/Host - Jazz from Aspen

Andrea Young is the host of Aspenbeat and host of Jazz from Aspen on Aspen Public Radio.

Andrea is a longtime member of the Aspen Public Radio family. She’s been Chairman of the Board, President, Chief Bottle Washer and is having the most fun now as a Music Correspondent for the News Department, host of her own eclectic Aspenbeat show on Saturday nights, and as one of the evening DJ’s and hosts of  Jazz From Aspen, which airs nightly on APR.  When she isn’t listening to, playing or searching for the next big trend in music, she’s biking or skiing or just generally enjoying this incredible place she calls home.

Jazz from Aspen - playlist

Ways To Connect

Radio personality Andy Schuon and his nine-year-0ld daughter Layla Schuon played and discussed Number One Songs of all time on the Aspen Hot Wax show this week.  Andy played songs across all sorts of genres including pop, rock, jazz, country, soul and hip-hop, with Layla giving her nine-year-old take on the songs, many of which she had never heard before.

Jackson Emmer and Ross Kribbs stopped by the studios of Aspen Public Radio on Friday May 30 with guitar and fiddle in hand for an impromptu studio performance with their 'audience of one', Aspenbeat  host Andrea Young.

Aspenbeat Radio Music Interview

Interview with Kids On Bridges

KIDS ON BRIDGES is one of the top breaking acts in electronic pop.  They're from the U.K. -- Liverpool -- and releasing the first single off their new album this week (May 26).  The band's eclectic sound has drawn comparisons with The Killers, Daft Punk, Phoenix and Depeche Mode.

Host Andrea Young interviews vocalist Christian Bragg from the band on Saturday, May 24, 2014's Aspenbeat radio show, broadcast on Aspen Public Radio.

Randy Newman Music

Mar 16, 2014

ASPENBEAT RADIO: RANDY NEWMAN MUSIC

"Most of my songs are about insensitivity of some kind"
-Randy Newman

Chris Wright is a part time Aspenite and a leading figure in the music industry for more than five decades.  He's just written his autobiography, One Way Or Another: My Life In Music, Sport and Entertainment.  It's the personal story of arguably one of the most successful media and music entrepreneurs in entertainment and music business history.  

Aspenbeat’s “Salute to The Beatles” is 50 minutes of uninterrupted Beatles songs.  The Beatles released about 200 songs on 13 albums.  These are 18 favorites, along with an interview with Lindsay Lou of Lindsay Lou and the Flatbellys at the end of the show.

Aspenbeat's Best of 2013

Dec 29, 2013

Eight year old aspiring broadcaster Layla Schuon and her dad, Andy Schuon, Co-Founder with P. Diddy and President of Revolt TV, showed up at the studios over the weekend to add their picks for Top Pop Song of 2013 and Top Vintage Pop Song to Aspenbeat, Andrea Young's weekly music curation show.  The show also included picks from The New York Times, NPR and Rolling Stone Magazine.

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Looking for new music?  Elton John, Sting, Mark Knopfler, Jack Johnson, Gloria Estefan and Paul McCartney all have new albums or songs out this month.

The first album you should listen to immediately is Elton John's  'The Diving Board'.  A few of the tunes have made their way onto my 'Constant Repeat playlist on Spotify already.