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.


65 Pieces

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Johnny D and Bacpac's Arizona Sound 4 of 6, 1950s to now. What has led up to this segment evolved from “Arizona Sound series,” “The Phoenix Panoram...

  • Added: Jun 03, 2020
  • Length: 58:01
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Johnny D and Bacpac's Phoenix Sound continued...More Arizona soul, jazz, rock, rockabilly and roots artists this 3rd of 6 in a series with “The Pho...

  • Added: May 27, 2020
  • Length: 58:01
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Johnny D and Bacpac's Phoenix Sound 2 of 6. We are proud to focus on what started as “The Phoenix Sound, the twang of 1950’s rock & roll guitar,” d...

  • Added: May 20, 2020
  • Length: 58:00
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Culture shock from Arizona jazz hosted by Hacksaw Tom, to Arizona Rockabilly hosted by Bacpac. For the first half hour hear mainly pianists, from t...

  • Added: May 13, 2020
  • Length: 57:59
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First half welcomes guest veteran Phoenix radio broadcaster Dennis McBroom who talks about KCAC with Marty Marty Manning and Toad Hall, KRUX, KUPD,...

  • Added: May 06, 2020
  • Length: 58:00
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Hosted by Hacksaw Tom. Although we start with a modern piece by John Williams, the classical talk quickly turns baroque with guests violinist Cindy...

  • Added: Apr 29, 2020
  • Length: 58:00
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Social distancing picks part two hosted by Jerry Donato. Music for self-isolation picks for this episode come from Joey DeFrancesco, a some-time Ar...

  • Added: Apr 22, 2020
  • Length: 58:00
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Spill the Beans hosted by Hacksaw Tom. In 1972 we saw The Beans open for Jeff Beck at Celebrity Theater, so there’s a personal memory of this band ...

  • Added: Apr 22, 2020
  • Length: 58:00
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Social Distancing CD picks by Jerry Donato. From Studio B, condensed into one hour from three hours of his overnight radio shift, here are selectio...

  • Added: Apr 08, 2020
  • Length: 57:59
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Desert Doug's (virtual) Rent Party Jazz. A place for social distancing, we can still hear great music and partake in any refreshment we desire, soc...

  • Added: Apr 01, 2020
  • Length: 57:59
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Chuck Hall solo instrumental acoustic guitar concert from a live broadcast. From Baton Rouge, guitarist Chuck Hall has been THE guy for blues since...

  • Added: Mar 26, 2020
  • Length: 58:00
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Blake Elliott, Felix Sainz concert part two and new CD review, hosted by Hacksaw Tom and Carl Wiman. For a mellow diversion against the current con...

  • Added: Mar 18, 2020
  • Length: 57:59
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Phoenix Blues Brews and BBQ 2020 Festival Preview, guests are Jim Crawford and James Becker of the Phoenix Blues Society. We play music by Leon J a...

  • Added: Mar 11, 2020
  • Length: 58:00
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WNMC’s Jazz For the Tradition March Jazz Birthdays hour two hosted by Ted Alan and Hacksaw Tom. A couple jazz musicians born in early March were Ba...

  • Added: Mar 04, 2020
  • Length: 58:00
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WNMC’s Jazz For the Tradition March Jazz Birthdays hour one hosted by Ted Alan and Hacksaw Tom. Musicians who were born in early March include Barn...

  • Added: Feb 26, 2020
  • Length: 57:58
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Felix Sainz concert part one hosted by Hacksaw Tom and Jerry Donato. Felix Sainz has been a bassist in Arizona since the 1970s, specializing in, bu...

  • Added: Feb 19, 2020
  • Length: 58:00
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More Howard Alden, More Fusion. In our first half, Desert Doug returns to interview sometime Arizona resident and international jazz guitarist Howa...

  • Added: Feb 12, 2020
  • Length: 58:00
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Spotlight on Arizona vocalist Vicki McDermitt hosted by Hacksaw Tom. MS McDermitt was guest of honor at our January 2020 Free First Tuesday Concert...

  • Added: Feb 05, 2020
  • Length: 57:57
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WNMC-FM's Ted Alan, also Arizona guitarist/vocalist, hosts. January jazz birthdays hour two of two. Django Reinhardt is again featured, also pionee...

  • Added: Jan 29, 2020
  • Length: 58:00
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WNMC-FM's Ted Alan, also Arizona guitarist/vocalist, hosts. January jazz birthdays hour one of two. Django Reinhardt is heavily featured, also pion...

  • Added: Jan 22, 2020
  • Length: 58:01