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.


57 Pieces

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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
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Our in-house guitar man, Desert Doug, interviews the internationally known jazz guitarist Howard Alden, the latter of whom lives part-time in the d...

  • Added: Jan 15, 2020
  • Length: 58:00
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Hacksaw Tom welcomes back guest John Mueller, pianist and music collector. The topic this episode is fusion jazz, with recorded examples from Tom M...

  • Added: Jan 08, 2020
  • Length: 58:00
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2020 brings a clear vision of Arizona musicians centering around a recent live performance by the Shea Marshall-Andrew Gross Organ Combo hosted by ...

  • Added: Jan 01, 2020
  • Length: 57:59
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Mostly locals hosted by Hacksaw Tom. Aside from well-known piano giants Horace Silver and Bill Evans (both of whom came thru the desert southwest) ...

  • Added: Dec 25, 2019
  • Length: 58:00
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Desert Doug’s The Big Now Guitar Oriented Christmas Jazz with soulful holiday sounds from guitarists Thom Rotella, Wes Montgomery, Tony Mottola, Jo...

  • Added: Dec 18, 2019
  • Length: 58:00
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Shea Marshall’s Holiday Tamale Combo hosted by Hacksaw Tom and Jerry Donato. Aside from brief appearances from Bill Evans and JJ Johnson, this epis...

  • Added: Dec 11, 2019
  • Length: 57:59
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Desert Doug’s The Big Now Guitar Oriented Jazz No. 5: Tal Farlow, a legend among jazz guitar fanatics, begins with a mid-‘50s private tape then hos...

  • Added: Dec 04, 2019
  • Length: 57:59
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It is our usual mix of local Arizona artists with the globe, drummer Luis Santos represents Brazil and New York; Young Sounds the desert southwest,...

  • Added: Nov 27, 2019
  • Length: 58:01