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

524 Pieces

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Let’s stay on the freedom to say what we play, for instance a re-released montuno classic by Tommy Olivencia y su Orquesta. New releases are cued a...

Bought by KHNS, Northwest Public Broadcasting, WOUB, WVBI-LP, KAWC / Border Radio - KOFA and more


  • Added: Jul 16, 2024
  • Length: 02:00:00
  • Purchases: 6
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Pushing the envelope, one of the more edgy shows lately, with former Mingus sidemen George Adams on sax, Dannie Richmond drummer, Jimmy Knepper on ...

Bought by KRPS, KJZX-Austin, Raven Radio, KRZA, Northwest Public Broadcasting and more


  • Added: Jul 09, 2024
  • Length: 02:00:01
  • Purchases: 10
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No heavy lifting, the only to-do is our playlist. Tenor saxophonist Harry Allen starts out comfortably free remembering April, the Heavy Hitters co...

Bought by KJZX-Austin, Raven Radio, KRZA, Northwest Public Broadcasting, KRPS and more


  • Added: Jul 02, 2024
  • Length: 02:00:00
  • Purchases: 10
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We may not be going all out but we’re letting more in. Most selections are new releases this installment. One of a couple best clarinetists alive t...

Bought by KMXT, Raven Radio, KJZX-Austin, KRZA, KHNS and more


  • Added: Jun 25, 2024
  • Length: 02:00:02
  • Purchases: 11
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Good grooves and new releases, saxophonist Rob Dixon co-leads with pianist Steve Allee bringing in featured trumpeter Derrick Gardner. Lest we not ...

Bought by KJZX-Austin, KRZA, Northwest Public Broadcasting, KHNS, WVBI-LP and more


  • Added: Jun 18, 2024
  • Length: 01:59:58
  • Purchases: 8
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In a creative space to experience music, saxophonist Kelly Jefferson is one of the many of today’s talented Canadian players. In one of those rare ...

Bought by KMXT, KJZX-Austin, Raven Radio, KRZA, KHNS and more


  • Added: Jun 11, 2024
  • Length: 02:00:02
  • Purchases: 10
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The road starts out wide open then gets narrow. Master drummer Elvin Jones leads his three-saxophone group, Darra Starr Tucker would be a good blin...

Bought by KJZX-Austin, Raven Radio, KRZA, KHNS, KECG and more


  • Added: Jun 04, 2024
  • Length: 02:00:00
  • Purchases: 10
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In probability as well as retrospect, join in the groove first with the legendary and very Chicago Eddie Harris on crazy sax, into another with tot...

Bought by KJZX-Austin, Raven Radio, KRZA, KHNS, Northwest Public Broadcasting and more


  • Added: May 28, 2024
  • Length: 02:00:00
  • Purchases: 10
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Step one, show up. Step two? See and hear what happens. The road starts out wide open and ends up narrow, freedom thru discipline. The last of the ...

Bought by KJZX-Austin, Raven Radio, KRZA, KHNS, WOUB and more


  • Added: May 21, 2024
  • Length: 02:00:00
  • Purchases: 10
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Melody on top with a side of shuffle and a shot of swing. Tenor sax man Jerry Weldon is simmering with organ combo, Ben Webster spells beauty with ...

Bought by KJZX-Austin, Raven Radio, KRZA, KHNS, Northwest Public Broadcasting and more


  • Added: May 14, 2024
  • Length: 02:00:01
  • Purchases: 10
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To allow extended workouts and heavy rhythms, we select first a politically incorrect assessment of the scene by R & B pioneer Louie Jordan, includ...

Bought by Raven Radio, KJZX-Austin, KRZA, Northwest Public Broadcasting, KHNS and more


  • Added: May 07, 2024
  • Length: 02:00:01
  • Purchases: 10
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Our discipline of eternal metaphysics, jazz is the lens thru which we view the world. Techno Cats are a 2023 grouping of above-average players with...

Bought by KJZX-Austin, Raven Radio, KRZA, WVBI-LP, KHNS and more


  • Added: Apr 30, 2024
  • Length: 02:00:02
  • Purchases: 10
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Whether too heavy or finding us some mellow, classics and new-moon-new releases get the blend. First up is Mamborama for our instrumental Latin, th...

Bought by Raven Radio, KJZX-Austin, Northwest Public Broadcasting, WOUB, KHNS and more


  • Added: Apr 23, 2024
  • Length: 02:00:01
  • Purchases: 9
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Emptiness allows everything to enter, to be experienced. Dewey Redman, once a saxophonist spending time with Ornette Coleman, passed along ideas to...

Bought by KJZX-Austin, Raven Radio, Northwest Public Broadcasting, KHNS, WVBI-LP and more


  • Added: Apr 16, 2024
  • Length: 02:00:01
  • Purchases: 9
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We are souls gathered together for an assembly, look around, find your way. When pianist Toshiko had the last name Mariano, it was to alto saxophon...

Bought by KJZX-Austin, Raven Radio, KRZA, Northwest Public Broadcasting, KHNS and more


  • Added: Apr 09, 2024
  • Length: 02:00:01
  • Purchases: 10
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Music has its own eternal intuition, ours among the decades continues. Happening with horn solos is Snowboy and “his” tribute to Puente as first tr...

Bought by KJZX-Austin, Raven Radio, KECG, KRZA, Northwest Public Broadcasting and more


  • Added: Apr 02, 2024
  • Length: 02:00:01
  • Purchases: 10
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Topics this episode are current music advanced from the last round, first-play new releases, vinyl, and CD compilations. Saxophonist Rob Dixon join...

Bought by Raven Radio, KRZA, KJZX-Austin, KMXT, KHNS and more


  • Added: Mar 26, 2024
  • Length: 02:00:01
  • Purchases: 11
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Jazz’ greatest hits is the topic, Miles, Duke, Ellington, Coltrane…If not by name, descendants here by proxy. From our annual live broadcast event ...

Bought by KJZX-Austin, KRZA, Raven Radio, Northwest Public Broadcasting, WOUB and more


  • Added: Mar 19, 2024
  • Length: 02:00:00
  • Purchases: 10
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With our legacy of recordings old and new, we catch up with new 2024 releases, giving some the hook along the way. James Zollar is a jamming trumpe...

Bought by Raven Radio, KMXT, KJZX-Austin, KRZA, WVBI-LP and more


  • Added: Mar 13, 2024
  • Length: 02:00:02
  • Purchases: 10
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It takes time to sink in. And when it does, everything’s in synch. Andrea Superstein’s “Oh Mother” album could be a look at Women’s History. West A...

Bought by KJZX-Austin, Raven Radio, KRZA, Northwest Public Broadcasting, KHNS and more


  • Added: Mar 05, 2024
  • Length: 02:00:01
  • Purchases: 10