Full Moon Hacksaw

Series produced by Radio Phoenix

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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

289 Pieces

Order by: Newest First | Oldest First
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Guitar galore led by Kenny Burrell begins our 45th anniversary in radio, over 30 of them playing jazz, hence “hand-selected jazz for you on the air...

Bought by KRZA, WMOT, KHNS, WVBI-LP, WOUB and more


  • Added: Nov 19, 2019
  • Length: 01:59:59
  • Purchases: 8
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’Tiz autumn, we call on Clark Terry a real brass man then defer to younger generations like Wynton Marsalis to continue. No one did it like Mingus,...

Bought by WMOT, KHNS, WYAP, WOUB, KRZA and more


  • Added: Nov 26, 2019
  • Length: 01:59:59
  • Purchases: 9
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It’s a piano-heavy show with saxophonist Cannonball Adderley bringing in Bill Evans, from there it’s Keith Jarrett, James P. Johnson, Pete Johnson ...

Bought by WMOT, WEJP-LP 107.1, KHNS, KRZA, WVBI-LP and more


  • Added: Dec 03, 2019
  • Length: 01:59:57
  • Purchases: 8
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We haven’t heard salsa in a while, Tito Puente and Ruben Blades to the rescue. For the season is’t Laila Bailie converting Joni Mitchell to Christm...

Bought by WMOT, WEJP-LP 107.1, WYAP, WOUB, WVBI-LP and more


  • Added: Dec 10, 2019
  • Length: 01:59:58
  • Purchases: 7
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Among side the yuletide comes our favorite high-level players like Bobby Hutcherson, Tommy Flanagan, Miles, the Count, Goodman, Silver and Ellingto...

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  • Added: Dec 17, 2019
  • Length: 01:59:59
  • Purchases: 9
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John Coltrane bookends our show this week, both on tenor and soprano sax. Also 1958 seems to be a favored year of chance, since that is how we mix ...

Bought by KHNS, WYAP, WMOT, WEJP-LP 107.1, WOUB and more


  • Added: Dec 24, 2019
  • Length: 02:00:00
  • Purchases: 8
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Ultra mellow we start with a tribute to Nica with an underlying Thelonious Monk theme. We start the new decade by reviewing the better releases of ...

Bought by WYAP, KHNS, WEJP-LP 107.1, KRZA, WMOT and more


  • Added: Dec 31, 2019
  • Length: 02:00:00
  • Purchases: 9
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We borrow influence from the classical and pop sides for our jazz and blues this episode, as one album title aptly states "variety is the spice." F...

Bought by WEJP-LP 107.1, KAWC / Border Radio - KOFA, KHNS, and WMOT


  • Added: Jan 12, 2020
  • Length: 01:59:59
  • Purchases: 4
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Latin and Brazilian jazz rhythms begin our recital but we soon make a stop at the Village Vanguard for the Mel Lewis Jazz Orchestra. With reluctanc...

Bought by WYAP, WEJP-LP 107.1, KRZA, WMOT, WVBI-LP and more


  • Added: Jan 14, 2020
  • Length: 01:59:58
  • Purchases: 7