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).


Additional Files

517 Pieces

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In probability as well as retrospect, join in the groove first with the legendary and very Chicago Eddie Harris on crazy sax, into another with tot...

  • Added: May 28, 2024
  • Length: 02:00:00
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Step one, show up. Step two? See and hear what happens. The road starts out wide open and ends up narrow, freedom thru discipline. The last of the ...

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


  • Added: May 21, 2024
  • Length: 02:00:00
  • Purchases: 10
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Melody on top with a side of shuffle and a shot of swing. Tenor sax man Jerry Weldon is simmering with organ combo, Ben Webster spells beauty with ...

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  • Added: May 14, 2024
  • Length: 02:00:01
  • Purchases: 10
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To allow extended workouts and heavy rhythms, we select first a politically incorrect assessment of the scene by R & B pioneer Louie Jordan, includ...

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  • Added: May 07, 2024
  • Length: 02:00:01
  • Purchases: 10
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Our discipline of eternal metaphysics, jazz is the lens thru which we view the world. Techno Cats are a 2023 grouping of above-average players with...

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  • Added: Apr 30, 2024
  • Length: 02:00:02
  • Purchases: 10
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Whether too heavy or finding us some mellow, classics and new-moon-new releases get the blend. First up is Mamborama for our instrumental Latin, th...

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  • Added: Apr 23, 2024
  • Length: 02:00:01
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Emptiness allows everything to enter, to be experienced. Dewey Redman, once a saxophonist spending time with Ornette Coleman, passed along ideas to...

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  • Added: Apr 16, 2024
  • Length: 02:00:01
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We are souls gathered together for an assembly, look around, find your way. When pianist Toshiko had the last name Mariano, it was to alto saxophon...

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  • Added: Apr 09, 2024
  • Length: 02:00:01
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Music has its own eternal intuition, ours among the decades continues. Happening with horn solos is Snowboy and “his” tribute to Puente as first tr...

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  • Added: Apr 02, 2024
  • Length: 02:00:01
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Topics this episode are current music advanced from the last round, first-play new releases, vinyl, and CD compilations. Saxophonist Rob Dixon join...

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  • Added: Mar 26, 2024
  • Length: 02:00:01
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Jazz’ greatest hits is the topic, Miles, Duke, Ellington, Coltrane…If not by name, descendants here by proxy. From our annual live broadcast event ...

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  • Added: Mar 19, 2024
  • Length: 02:00:00
  • Purchases: 10
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With our legacy of recordings old and new, we catch up with new 2024 releases, giving some the hook along the way. James Zollar is a jamming trumpe...

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  • Added: Mar 13, 2024
  • Length: 02:00:02
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It takes time to sink in. And when it does, everything’s in synch. Andrea Superstein’s “Oh Mother” album could be a look at Women’s History. West A...

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  • Added: Mar 05, 2024
  • Length: 02:00:01
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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...

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  • Added: Feb 27, 2024
  • Length: 02:00:02
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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...

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  • Added: Feb 20, 2024
  • Length: 02:00:02
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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...

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  • Added: Feb 13, 2024
  • Length: 02:00:02
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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 ...

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  • Added: Feb 06, 2024
  • Length: 02:00:02
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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 ...

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  • 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...

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  • Added: Jan 23, 2024
  • Length: 02:00:02
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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...

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  • Added: Jan 16, 2024
  • Length: 02:00:02
  • Purchases: 12