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

228 Pieces

Order by: Newest First | Oldest First
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OJT, Organ Jazz Trio from KC, opens the a gateway for mucho B3 organ. From Concord Records release # 6, we have a seat on the lawn of the 1975 Conc...

Bought by WVBI-LP, WOUB, WKAR, and KAWC


  • Added: Nov 13, 2018
  • Length: 01:59:57
  • Purchases: 4
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A bunch of vinyl, a new release and one other from this century make up hour # 1 this week, from Brazilian Flora Purim to contrasting Mark Murphy v...

Bought by WYAP, WVBI-LP, WOUB, KAWC, and WKAR


  • Added: Nov 06, 2018
  • Length: 01:59:56
  • Purchases: 5
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With a solid Chicago blues to start, our first hour is mostly vintage, after all we’re experiencing an Indian Summer with Coleman Hawkins. Next a m...

Bought by WMOT, WVBI-LP, WYAP, KAWC, WOUB and more


  • Added: Oct 30, 2018
  • Length: 01:59:56
  • Purchases: 6
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Our activities are balanced this episode, all the ingredients are blended: Jazz, blues, new releases, classics, ballads, salsa, vocalists and big b...

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


  • Added: Oct 23, 2018
  • Length: 01:59:56
  • Purchases: 8
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Great guitars with the phenomenal Pat Martino giving way to newcomers Kreisberg and Veras. Then it’s sax with Plas Johnson, and pipes with the ivor...

Bought by WMOT, KCMJ Community Radio, WVBI-LP, WOUB, KAWC and more


  • Added: Oct 16, 2018
  • Length: 01:59:57
  • Purchases: 7
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With a lovely lilt pianist Jimmy Rowles features Michael Hashim, then we experience a new pianist from Detroit Xavier Davis with Regina Carter and ...

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


  • Added: Oct 09, 2018
  • Length: 01:59:57
  • Purchases: 7
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It’s important to remember the chamber sound the Modern Jazz Quartet, MJQ, brought us. Then three new releases in a row, pianist Aaron Goldberg reu...

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


  • Added: Oct 02, 2018
  • Length: 01:59:59
  • Purchases: 6
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Two of the very top names are topics this episode, Duke Ellington and John Coltrane, together and apart. From the spiritual to the mellow comes Rob...

Bought by WMOT, WEJP-LP 107.1, KCMJ Community Radio, WVBI-LP, KAWC and more


  • Added: Sep 25, 2018
  • Length: 01:59:56
  • Purchases: 8
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Revisiting old digital, vinyl, even one cassette, we mix with a healthy flow of constantly arriving new releases. Let’s build a foundation of the b...

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


  • Added: Sep 18, 2018
  • Length: 01:59:57
  • Purchases: 7
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Count Basie arranged by Sammy Nestico is the first classic, plus an encore of Denver band Conjunto Colores. We feature nine new releases this week,...

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


  • Added: Sep 11, 2018
  • Length: 01:59:56
  • Purchases: 6
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We celebrate another birthday August 29th for the late Charlie Parker, the Bird, in a Latin bag with the mighty Machito Orchestra of the late ‘40s,...

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


  • Added: Sep 04, 2018
  • Length: 01:59:58
  • Purchases: 6
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We respond to a request for a show of B-3s, in response to a military buildup. As in Hammond B3 Organ. Five of them this show, if only cursory in p...

Bought by WMOT, WEJP-LP 107.1, WVBI-LP, WJSU, KAWC and more


  • Added: Aug 28, 2018
  • Length: 01:59:57
  • Purchases: 7
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Harmonicist and guitarist Toots Thielemans is pretty well-known in music circles, but Danish legend Svend Asmussen joins him on fiddle for the spir...

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


  • Added: Aug 21, 2018
  • Length: 01:59:58
  • Purchases: 7
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When some go back to school, we take a summer break. From the archives come these delightful sides from a couple Jan. 2015 repeat broadcast hours, ...

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


  • Added: Aug 14, 2018
  • Length: 01:59:59
  • Purchases: 6
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40 years and holding, we’ve got OUR swingin' Machine working, Gil Evans personifies the east coast orchestra sound, and a new release from singer/p...

Bought by KRZA, WEJP-LP 107.1, WMOT, KCMJ Community Radio, WVBI-LP and more


  • Added: Aug 07, 2018
  • Length: 01:59:59
  • Purchases: 8
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A presence in the Present AND in the pines comes our outdoor broadcast this week for the coolest temperatures in Arizona summer. We’re in Pinedale...

Bought by WMOT, WEJP-LP 107.1, WVBI-LP, WJSU, KAWC and more


  • Added: Jul 31, 2018
  • Length: 02:00:00
  • Purchases: 7
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The mighty Maria Muldaur, currently on-tour, starts the broadcast singing classic Mose Allison who himself is heard later on. The big talk everywhe...

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


  • Added: Jul 24, 2018
  • Length: 01:59:59
  • Purchases: 8
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Unintentional was to neglect real vocalists on the program this time, however making up for lost time are big bands like Bob Florence, Jay McShann ...

Bought by WEJP-LP 107.1, WMOT, KMRE-LP, WVBI-LP, WJSU and more


  • Added: Jul 17, 2018
  • Length: 01:59:57
  • Purchases: 8
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Focus on the Blue Note label thru the years. Acid warm & fuzzy is John Scofield, past masters Freddie Hubbard and Woody Shaw pay tribute to their i...

Bought by WEJP-LP 107.1, WMOT, KMRE-LP, WVBI-LP, KAWC and more


  • Added: Jul 17, 2018
  • Length: 01:59:57
  • Purchases: 7
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We begin this session real cool with Eddie Jefferson singing Miles, go to new releases mixed with classics and our vinyl fixing musical malfunction...

Bought by WEJP-LP 107.1, KMRE-LP, WMOT, WVBI-LP, WKAR and more


  • Added: Jul 04, 2018
  • Length: 01:59:55
  • Purchases: 8