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

516 Pieces

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It is with good energy we greet classic saxophones Art Pepper and Zoot Sims. The mood is further set with 3/4 time Randy Weston and relaxed Diana K...

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


  • Added: Dec 08, 2020
  • Length: 01:59:58
  • Purchases: 9
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Diggin’ the scene and behaving ourselves, we celebrate three separate 100-year birthdays: Blakey, Brubeck, Bird. For Art Blakey’s Jazz Messengers w...

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  • Added: Dec 01, 2020
  • Length: 01:59:59
  • Purchases: 8
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Dial into the truth. Because you can sure tell when it’s not. Piano man Eric Reed has a new release “For Such a Time as This,” Duke Ellington’s mus...

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  • Added: Nov 24, 2020
  • Length: 01:59:58
  • Purchases: 9
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We’ve got flute jazz in a new release from Tom Keenlyside, and vintage Canadian jazz guitar from Ed Bickert. There are a number of Keith Jarrett re...

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  • Added: Nov 17, 2020
  • Length: 01:59:58
  • Purchases: 8
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A big band that broke tradition came together in the ‘60s, and we hear it when it was hitting its stride, Thad Jones/Mel Lewis. Jimmy Reed immediat...

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  • Added: Nov 10, 2020
  • Length: 01:59:58
  • Purchases: 8
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Our microphones (in case anyone drops by), turntables (one tape deck in working order if needed), CD players, our hard drives. Anything it takes to...

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  • Added: Nov 03, 2020
  • Length: 01:59:58
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The question of this program’s age: Are there any turbo tempos today? As we get thru this incredible collection of recordings, marvel at the smokin...

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  • Added: Oct 27, 2020
  • Length: 01:59:58
  • Purchases: 7
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Amazingly we have touched on all jazz decades ‘50s thru 2020s in two hours, with an emphasis on new releases. First a vintage first-time release, E...

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  • Added: Oct 20, 2020
  • Length: 01:59:58
  • Purchases: 8
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Great piano and great taste from relative newcomer Isiah J. Thompson followed by historic Red Garland get us going, for saxophone may we introduce ...

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  • Added: Oct 13, 2020
  • Length: 01:59:58
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Catching it while we still can, it’s still Early Autumn in some parts with Woody Herman, held over to host guitar man Mike Bloomfield three decades...

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  • Added: Oct 06, 2020
  • Length: 01:59:58
  • Purchases: 7
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Canadian bassist Neil Sawinson plays the leadoff and title track of his re-released session of killer horn men of the day (it’s hard to imagine tha...

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  • Added: Sep 29, 2020
  • Length: 01:59:58
  • Purchases: 9
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A lot of new releases, re-releases, bonus tracks, and a first time release of a vintage session this episode. After standard quintet swing-of-the-b...

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  • Added: Sep 22, 2020
  • Length: 01:59:57
  • Purchases: 7
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Everyone has his territory, and Chicago was Joe Segal’s. He ran various incarnations of the Jazz Showcase and one of the Chicago staples he booked ...

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  • Added: Sep 15, 2020
  • Length: 01:59:57
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New voices Joel Frahm and Kurt Rosenwinkle play from their New York gig, and you’ll hear a couple good ballads provided this episode, first from tr...

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  • Added: Sep 08, 2020
  • Length: 01:59:57
  • Purchases: 9
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From Eddie Palmieri’s latest to a vinyl tribute to the greatest vocal trio ever, Lambert Hendricks and Ross, the last surviving member Annie Ross p...

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  • Added: Sep 01, 2020
  • Length: 01:59:58
  • Purchases: 8
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An organ big band drives things open, Radam Schwartz is inspired by the Richard Groove Holmes/Gerald Wilson recordings. The guy who gave Charlie Pa...

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  • Added: Aug 25, 2020
  • Length: 01:59:59
  • Purchases: 10
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Supercharged with good vibes, we start with a long overdue profile on the 1970s recordings of Bobby Hutcherson who passed four years ago this month...

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  • Added: Aug 18, 2020
  • Length: 01:59:58
  • Purchases: 9
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This broadcast is more power-packed with top jazz names than we ever could have planned. Of course there are always birthdays and passings to repor...

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  • Added: Aug 11, 2020
  • Length: 01:59:58
  • Purchases: 7
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From every decade 1950s to now (twenty-otts excepted some reason) we cull our vinyl and digital this edition, beginning with Supersax playing Charl...

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  • Added: Aug 04, 2020
  • Length: 01:59:58
  • Purchases: 9
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This broadcast series, and music on community radio in general, affords us screen time detox. We remember the late trumpeter Claudio Roditi who gue...

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  • Added: Aug 04, 2020
  • Length: 01:59:59
  • Purchases: 10