Radio 586 AZ Roots

Series produced by KAWC / Border Radio - KOFA

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Music Mix from the Desert Southwest

Making Arizona Musicians, and music tastes of our region, more accessible to world media. Interviewing musicians, playing their music, and the music they like. From the Phoenix Federation of Musicians Local 586 Union Hall Radio Studio, streaming on Radio586.net 24/7.


40 Pieces

Order by: Newest First | Oldest First
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Shea Marshall’s Holiday Tamale Combo hosted by Hacksaw Tom and Jerry Donato. Aside from brief appearances from Bill Evans and JJ Johnson, this epis...

  • Added: Dec 11, 2019
  • Length: 57:59
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Desert Doug’s The Big Now Guitar Oriented Jazz No. 5: Tal Farlow, a legend among jazz guitar fanatics, begins with a mid-‘50s private tape then hos...

  • Added: Dec 04, 2019
  • Length: 57:59
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It is our usual mix of local Arizona artists with the globe, drummer Luis Santos represents Brazil and New York; Young Sounds the desert southwest,...

  • Added: Nov 27, 2019
  • Length: 58:01
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Another installment of Desert Doug’s “The Big Now,” Guitar-Oriented Jazz No. 4. Jim Hall plays two from both sides of his career, under-rated Rober...

  • Added: Nov 20, 2019
  • Length: 58:00
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Samba Mellow Samba hosted by Hacksaw Tom. A sprightly samba starts with Pete Christlieb and Linda Small, local vocalist Sherry Roberson gets mellow...

  • Added: Nov 13, 2019
  • Length: 58:00
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Lady Musician Profiles hosted by Hacksaw Tom. Two lady musicians are briefly profiled within this broadcast, Holly Hofmann is the premiere flutist ...

  • Added: Nov 06, 2019
  • Length: 58:00
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From a live remote, Desert Doug hosts “The Big Now” Guitar-Oriented Jazz No. 3 featuring players Howard Roberts, Johnny Smith, Hank Garland, Phil U...

  • Added: Oct 30, 2019
  • Length: 58:00
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Blue Note Records applied to Arizona, hosted by Hacksaw Tom. Inspired by “Beyond the Notes,” a film about the Blue Note record label, recently we c...

  • Added: Oct 23, 2019
  • Length: 58:00
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Hosted by Desert Doug, “The Big Now” Guitar-Oriented Jazz No. 2 features music by Grant Green, Joe Pass, Tim May, Pete Jolly with Howard Roberts, C...

  • Added: Oct 16, 2019
  • Length: 58:00
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Hosted by Hacksaw Tom. It is appropriate that we start the program with vinyl from a recent acquisition into our collection, focusing on west coast...

  • Added: Oct 09, 2019
  • Length: 58:00
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“Desert Doug” debut’s “The Big Now,” Guitar-Oriented Jazz, a new series of Radio 586. Not all the greats appear out of the gate, but we do hear Wes...

  • Added: Oct 02, 2019
  • Length: 58:00
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Intermission between live sets at the Union Hall, hosted by Hacksaw Tom. The best musicians on record from Arizona pop up on all sorts of selection...

  • Added: Sep 25, 2019
  • Length: 58:00
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Live concert hosted by Hacksaw Tom. Alice Tatum has been admittedly singing for decades, many of those years on the Phoenix music scene at clubs li...

  • Added: Sep 18, 2019
  • Length: 58:02
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Blues and Big Band hosted by Hacksaw Tom. Guitarist Tommy Grills stays over from last week's show as guest DJ to play music by the well-known in bl...

  • Added: Sep 11, 2019
  • Length: 58:00
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Tommy Grills CD release, interviewed by Hacksaw Tom. Blues guitarist/vocalist from the Phoenix Valley since the 1990s, originally from Rochester NY...

  • Added: Sep 04, 2019
  • Length: 58:00
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Summers' End hosted by Hacksaw Tom. We hear two segments from separate live broadcasts as summer comes to a close, one from intermission of our Fir...

  • Added: Aug 28, 2019
  • Length: 58:01
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Summer re-runs Hosted by Hacksaw Tom. The dog days of summer cry for the old re-runs we remember. We start in Manhattan with Peter & Will Anderson,...

  • Added: Aug 21, 2019
  • Length: 58:00
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More Jimmy Nistico and Jazz Express, Hacksaw Tom hosts. Continuing our monthly live concert, we hear the long-time horn man leading a quintet along...

  • Added: Aug 14, 2019
  • Length: 58:00
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Hacksaw Tom hosts. For the warm-up show to our monthly live concert, we listen to brand-new releases for the first time from jazz giant drummer Jim...

  • Added: Aug 07, 2019
  • Length: 57:59
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Musical Summer Travel hosted by Hacksaw Tom. We trail-blaze the globe for you musically in case you're headed for New York City, Nashville, New Orl...

  • Added: Jul 31, 2019
  • Length: 58:00