Full Moon Hacksaw

Series produced by KRDP

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Full Moon Hacksaw is a weekly two-hour radio series spotlighting an eclectic mix of classic and modern Jazz and Blues music, hosted by Arizona radio veteran Tom "Hacksaw" Coulson.

The program is free and stations have the option of carrying it in one of three formats:
(a) 2 consecutive hours weekly,
(b) Two non-consecutive one hour programs weekly, or
(c) As a one hour program weekly (either hour 1 or hour 2)

Full Moon Hacksaw features great stories, rare and emerging recordings, as well as conversations with musicians and aficionados.

Produced by Radio Phoenix in Phoenix, Arizona, the program is available nationally to college, community, and public radio stations from Pacifica Radio and the Public Radio Exchange (PRX).


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504 Pieces

Order by: Newest First | Oldest First
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Past is future, and to prove it, the Buselli-Wallarab Orchestra have re-arranged ditties from 100 years ago (from their station of Richmond Indiana...

Bought by KAWC / Border Radio - KOFA


  • Added: Feb 27, 2024
  • Length: 02:00:02
  • Purchases: 1
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Jazz is an excellent way to continue Black History Month. From our new releases comes bassist John Lang with another track from his “Earotica,” the...

Bought by Raven Radio, KJZX-Austin, KECG, KRZA, WVBI-LP and more


  • Added: Feb 20, 2024
  • Length: 02:00:02
  • Purchases: 10
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When we quit obsessing, things fall into place. Esoteric is opener Alon Farber on sax with Dave Douglas trumpet (they couldn’t have done this witho...

Bought by Raven Radio, KRZA, KJZX-Austin, Northwest Public Broadcasting, KHNS and more


  • Added: Feb 13, 2024
  • Length: 02:00:02
  • Purchases: 10
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Going where we’re supposed to be, we share tracks from new releases almost exclusively for our first half. Mike LeDonne’s Groover Quartet from the ...

Bought by KJZX-Austin, Raven Radio, KRZA, Northwest Public Broadcasting, WOUB and more


  • Added: Feb 06, 2024
  • Length: 02:00:02
  • Purchases: 10
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Like a good neighbor, Hacksaw is there. From the mid-1990s we start this time with a spirited session saxophonist Charles Lloyd recording with the ...

Bought by KJZX-Austin, Raven Radio, KRZA, Northwest Public Broadcasting, KHNS and more


  • Added: Jan 30, 2024
  • Length: 02:00:02
  • Purchases: 10
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We use the F words: Fun, Friends, Freedom. Beautiful current-day Latin sounds are happening in New Orleans by way of the group Conjunto Tierra Lind...

Bought by KJZX-Austin, Raven Radio, KRZA, Northwest Public Broadcasting, KHNS and more


  • Added: Jan 23, 2024
  • Length: 02:00:02
  • Purchases: 11
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We wanna route our path as we are “Chasing Horizons” with trumpeter Fred Forney and his sax man Brice Winston. The latter appeared at the 2024 Tucs...

Bought by KJZX-Austin, KMXT, Raven Radio, KRZA, Northwest Public Broadcasting and more


  • Added: Jan 16, 2024
  • Length: 02:00:02
  • Purchases: 12
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The first new releases of the new year are featured, saxophonist Noah Becker and pianist Dave Solazzo go first. Bobby Waston plays a Miles Davis cl...

Bought by KMXT, Raven Radio, KRZA, KJZX-Austin, Northwest Public Broadcasting and more


  • Added: Jan 10, 2024
  • Length: 02:00:02
  • Purchases: 10
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We will not wait to be drafted into jazz radio service, we shall volunteer, and do it gladly. When Quincy Jones recorded for A & M records, the sou...

Bought by KJZX-Austin, KMXT, KHNS, WOUB, Northwest Public Broadcasting and more


  • Added: Jan 02, 2024
  • Length: 02:00:02
  • Purchases: 10
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Feel the heart space relax. Drummer Elvin Jones is mighty and complex, sax man John Coltrane is welcoming. Guitarist Bucky Pizzarelli performs a m...

Bought by KMXT, KJZX-Austin, KRZA, Northwest Public Broadcasting, WVBI-LP and more


  • Added: Dec 26, 2023
  • Length: 02:00:01
  • Purchases: 9
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School’s in…OLD school. Bill Evans finds his piano way on Green Dolphin Street, the late Canadian trombonist/leader Rob McConnell leads his Boss Br...

Bought by KJZX-Austin, Raven Radio, KRZA, WVBI-LP, Northwest Public Broadcasting and more


  • Added: Dec 19, 2023
  • Length: 02:00:02
  • Purchases: 9
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Stumbling but hopefully forward we find ourselves once again after-ground-under-hours. From trumpeter Miles Davis’ famous “Cookin’” collection, “It...

Bought by KJZX-Austin, Raven Radio, KRZA, KHNS, Northwest Public Broadcasting and more


  • Added: Dec 12, 2023
  • Length: 02:00:01
  • Purchases: 10
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Sometimes unpredictable by design, other times we come more out of the melodic/classic sense. We are proud of NYC tenor saxophonist Lucas Pino who ...

Bought by Raven Radio, KJZX-Austin, KRZA, Northwest Public Broadcasting, KHNS and more


  • Added: Dec 05, 2023
  • Length: 02:00:00
  • Purchases: 10
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We’ve been called worse by better. Mose Allison rides again with his 1970s version of “Your Mind is On Vacation,” vocalist Maria Muldaur brings in ...

Bought by KJZX-Austin, Raven Radio, KRZA, KMXT, Northwest Public Broadcasting and more


  • Added: Nov 29, 2023
  • Length: 02:00:03
  • Purchases: 11
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Drummer Jim and saxophonist Chet make up the Doxas Brothers who are first off, late saxophonist Pharaoh Sanders plays with power. Donna Singer does...

Bought by KJZX-Austin, KRZA, KHNS, WVBI-LP, Raven Radio and more


  • Added: Nov 21, 2023
  • Length: 02:00:01
  • Purchases: 8
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Free to achieve again, hour one: John Coltrane Quartet of 1963, guitarist Denin Slage-Koch (“It Comes In Waves” release), singers Monica Mancini, L...

Bought by KMXT, KJZX-Austin, Raven Radio, KHNS, Northwest Public Broadcasting and more


  • Added: Nov 14, 2023
  • Length: 02:00:00
  • Purchases: 11
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Along the path of flow, wherever it may lead…Uptempo Charlie “Bird” Parker also sax is our focus for the first section, Bird himself plays Cole Por...

Bought by KJZX-Austin, KMXT, KRZA, Northwest Public Broadcasting, KHNS and more


  • Added: Nov 07, 2023
  • Length: 02:00:03
  • Purchases: 11
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Let us exhume certain vinyl and dissect other new releases. The Planet D Nonet is in the right position to open with late 1950s Billy Strayhorn mus...

Bought by KJZX-Austin, KRZA, Northwest Public Broadcasting, WYAP, WOUB and more


  • Added: Oct 31, 2023
  • Length: 02:00:01
  • Purchases: 11
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Jazz provides mistakes as opportunities, a total rhythm underly it all. Saxophonist Cory Weeds has a new release bringing in trumpet man Brad Turne...

Bought by KJZX-Austin, KRZA, WYAP, KHNS, WOUB and more


  • Added: Oct 24, 2023
  • Length: 02:00:00
  • Purchases: 9
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Freedom to find what feels best and to hang there, we listen to the Miles of 1963, then a trajectory of new 2023 releases with the Affinity Trio, t...

Bought by KJZX-Austin, KRZA, Northwest Public Broadcasting, KHNS, KAWC / Border Radio - KOFA and more


  • Added: Oct 17, 2023
  • Length: 02:00:01
  • Purchases: 11