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Off the Record
Roscoe Beck helps bring the Tower of Song to Austin, and wine-tasting with Maynard James Keenan
"...Veteran local bassist and producer Roscoe Beck distinctly remembers the first time he met Leonard..."

April 3, 2009 Music Column by Austin Powell

Roscoe Beck
Texas platters
"...Roscoe Beck..."

Jan. 20, 2006 Music Review by David Lynch

Draylen Mason Is Still Being Remembered, and How Matters
A year after his death, we should do as Draylen did
"...tragedies, other concerns. And yet, on Feb. 27, when Roscoe Beck accepted his Austin Music Award for Best Bass,..."

March 22, 2019 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Organ Great James Polk Works Wonders Outside the Limelight
We speak with Austin’s esteemed multi-instrumentalist and former arranger for Ray Charles
"...up, in part, from the insistence of a young Roscoe Beck, who says he regularly landed at Polk's house..."

Jan. 18, 2019 Music Feature by Kahron Spearman

You Can Leave Your Hat On
The ballad of Mambo John Treanor
"..."I didn't need paper from UT to jam with Roscoe Beck," observes Treanor...."

July 20, 2001 Music Feature by Andy Langer

Alejandro Escovedo on a Wire
Leonard Cohen’s Austin equivalent fetes the master poet
"...AC: Roscoe Beck has been Cohen’s bandleader the last five years...."

Jan. 8, 2016 Music Post by Tim Stegall

Blue Monday
Antone's Blue Mondays continues, 25 years later.
"...on a shuffle and gives a nod to bassist Roscoe Beck, inviting to the stage local guitarslinger Chris Duarte..."

Dec. 29, 2000 Music Feature by Margaret Moser

2018-19 Austin Music Awards
"...Best Bass, Roscoe Beck..."

Feb. 28, 2019 Photo Gallery

Here Are Your 2018/19 Austin Music Award Winners
Best band, musician, song, radio station, and more Top 10s chosen by you
"...1) Roscoe Beck..."

March 1, 2019 Music Feature

Austin Music Awards Hall of Fame Inductees 1983-2016
Never before published list of all Austin Music Awards Hall of Fame inductees
"...Roscoe Beck (01)..."

March 3, 2017 Features Feature

Playback: HAAM Payback
Austin music says thanks for saving our butt, HAAM
"...soul vocalist Malford Milligan, guitarist Dave Sebree, and bassist Roscoe Beck premieres at Threadgill's Downtown on Saturday. The quintet..."

Aug. 28, 2015 Music Column

Playback: Headcrusher's Heavy Metal Colombian Offense
Headcrusher's Heavy Metal Colombian Offense, Joe Ely's Lost Electro Album, A New Home for Refugeed Bluegrass
"...Working with guitarist Mitch Watkins and bassist Roscoe Beck, Ely crafted an album that splayed his Texas-style..."

June 27, 2014 Music Column by Kevin Curtin

HAAM Benefit Day 2013
September 24, 2013. 41 Photos
"...Roscoe Beck..."

Sept. 25, 2013 Photo Gallery

All ATX: The Concert
‘A time to celebrate collaboration and community’
"...he’s considered a guitar hero. He was aided by Roscoe Beck on bass and Tommy Taylor on drums and..."

Sept. 25, 2013 Music Post by Jim Caligiuri

Leonard Cohen lays siege to Bass Concert Hall
"...the group, guitarist Mitch Watkins, drummer Rafael Gayol, bassist/bandleader Roscoe Beck; the UK beguilement of the Webb Sisters in..."

Nov. 1, 2012 Music Post by Raoul Hernandez

Leonard Cohen
"...Touring Band, led by local musical director and bassist Roscoe Beck, Neil Larsen's rolling keys, and paired with the..."

Feb. 24, 2012 Music Review by Austin Powell

Leonard Cohen
Box sets as catalog ghetto
"...We Take Manhattan"). Local bassist and current musical director Roscoe Beck earns his stripes, first appearing with his jazz-fusion..."

Dec. 23, 2011 Music Feature by Austin Powell

Leonard Cohen
"...Mas painted "The Gypsy's Wife" with sad tones; bassist Roscoe Beck and fellow Austinite/drummer Rafael Gayol kept impeccable time..."

April 10, 2009 Music Review by Audra Schroeder

Off the Record - 33 RPM
Roscoe Beck on the Tower of Song and wine tasting with Maynard James Keenan
"...Off the Record’s 33rpm, OTR catches up with Austin’s Roscoe Beck, the musical director for Leonard Cohen, and tests..."

April 2, 2009 Music Post by Austin Powell

Off the Record
Announcing the 2008-09 Austin Music Awards lineup and sneaking past the velvet rope at Pangaea, while Andrew Kenny trades American Analog Set for the Wooden Birds
"...Start checking the sofa for spare change. According to Roscoe Beck, bassist and locally based musical director for Leonard..."

Jan. 30, 2009 Music Column by Austin Powell

Leonard Cohen's U.S. tour to open at Austin's Long Center April 2.
"...Not Bruce, Cohen. Veteran Austin bassist Roscoe Beck, musical director for the live juggernaut of one..."

Jan. 22, 2009 Music Post by Raoul Hernandez

So Much Good Music Happening
"...Pike, Ephraim Owens, Redd Volkaert, Kat Edmonson, David Grissom, Roscoe Beck, Elias Haslanger, Abra Moore, Red Young, Brannen Temple,..."

Sept. 19, 2008 Postmarks

Festival International de Jazz de Montréal
"...Bounding onstage to a band conducted by Austinite Roscoe Beck and the bassist's local drummer, Rafael Gayol, Cohen..."

July 4, 2008 Music Review by Raoul Hernandez

Looking Over the MGs and a San Antonio Benefit
"...out to support Holzhaus includes Eric Johnson, Stephen Bruton, Roscoe Beck, Nick Connolly, and numerous others who join me..."

Nov. 15, 2007 Music Post by Margaret Moser

Girlie Action
Girlie action
"...all good humor, plus excellent players like David Murray, Roscoe Beck, and Chris Gage, as she sends up love..."

Sept. 8, 2006 Music Review by Margaret Moser

Terry Bowness
"...the likes of Blaze leader/stickman Brannen Temple, bass maestro Roscoe Beck, turntablist Nick Nack, and gunslingers David Grissom and..."

Sept. 12, 2003 Music Review by Jay Trachtenberg

Mr. Bass Man
"...of musicians. Sometimes the right bass player will be Roscoe Beck or Larry Fulcher. And Don's real mellow about..."

June 20, 2003 Music Feature by Margaret Moser

Takin' it to the streets with the Dixie Chicks, Real Heroes, Ash, and Onion Creek Crawdaddies
"...crack eightpiece band anchored by Austinites David Grissom and Roscoe Beck, the Chicks' opening salvo of "Goodbye Earl" and..."

May 30, 2003 Music Column by Christopher Gray

Texas Guitar Slingers Volume 1
Texas Platters
"...and well-crafted vocal compositions with solid guitaring. Highlights include Roscoe Beck's opener "Outrage," featuring drummer Brannen Temple and David..."

July 26, 2002 Music Review by David Lynch

Dancing About Architecture
Everyone's got new albums coming out
"...Brannen Temple on drums, Kevin Lovejoy on piano, and Roscoe Beck on bass. As for the material itself, Schneider,..."

June 7, 2002 Music Column by Ken Lieck

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