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).


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429 Pieces

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Our ingredients are organic, no chemical additives like other radio casts might add. One of jazz’s biggest hits, “Moanin’” by Art Blakey, begins ou...

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  • Added: Sep 20, 2022
  • Length: 02:00:00
  • Purchases: 6
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Mallet man Bobby Hutcherson recorded prolifically from the ‘60s until passing in 2016, here he displays amazing energy and imagination on marimba a...

Bought by KJZX-Austin, KRZA, WEJP-LP 107.1, WOUB, KHNS and more


  • Added: Sep 13, 2022
  • Length: 02:00:02
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Won’t be long ’til we get things right, gonna do our business in the broad daylight. Every decade from the ‘40s to the ‘20s is represented in two h...

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  • Added: Sep 06, 2022
  • Length: 02:00:02
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Our voice activation and metadata is when we crack the mike and back announce a record. B3 organ starts this tour, all the pleasures of life hittin...

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  • Added: Aug 30, 2022
  • Length: 02:00:02
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In the beginning, music is intense and up-tempo for saxophonist Walt Weiskopf (with drummer Anders Mogensen), and torrid tempos continue from as fa...

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  • Added: Aug 23, 2022
  • Length: 02:00:01
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Sometimes a resolution, other times an evolution, step one is to show up. From Nashville to Wheeling we go, dancing our way with David Berger and h...

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  • Added: Aug 16, 2022
  • Length: 02:00:03
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Giving away in order to keep, sharing our music is the thing. We hit all decades ’50s thru now this episode, we’ve got the big and small groups, vo...

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  • Added: Aug 09, 2022
  • Length: 02:00:02
  • Purchases: 8
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Character of action, freedom of spirit characterizes our mood this day. Starting in the collector’s corner, with Monk’s “Brilliant Corners,” worth ...

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  • Added: Aug 02, 2022
  • Length: 02:00:01
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Chet Baker’s trumpet provides a “Tidal Breeze” for our sendoff, Michigan State University’s guitarist Randy Napoleon has the right addition of Aubr...

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  • Added: Jul 26, 2022
  • Length: 02:00:01
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Deep grooves and stimulating jams mark our age, the Clayton-Hamilton Jazz Orchestra feature soloists Gilbert Castellanos trumpet and George Bohanon...

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  • Added: Jul 19, 2022
  • Length: 02:00:00
  • Purchases: 10
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Our microphones and players are hot 24/7 just waiting. Spike Wilner is a winner with his quintet featuring trumpeter Ryan Kysor. We can “hear” the ...

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  • Added: Jul 12, 2022
  • Length: 02:00:02
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The turntable must first be warmed up, so we start with saxophonist Paul Desmond, flutist Clifford Jordan and singer Dakota Staton. Next, New Moon ...

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  • Added: Jul 05, 2022
  • Length: 02:00:01
  • Purchases: 10
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What seems like procrastination might just be “the divine pause.” Which is where styles like Stan Kenton’s orchestra and Donald Byrd’s boogaloo era...

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  • Added: Jun 28, 2022
  • Length: 02:00:02
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Supersax provides a good wall of sound to open, the group celebrates the solos of Charlie Parker. The first new release this episode is by saxophon...

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  • Added: Jun 21, 2022
  • Length: 02:00:01
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Continuing where left off, moving along as we always do, “Let’s get Back to the Blues.” We compare styles, regions, generations and even record lab...

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  • Added: Jun 14, 2022
  • Length: 02:00:01
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The 1940s thru today’s new jazz releases are covered this episode. Current names like pianist Sven Anderson and orchestra leader Len Pierro stimula...

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  • Added: Jun 07, 2022
  • Length: 02:00:01
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Purpose, flow and direction is aloted us at times, perhaps during moments of this week’s audio. 1995’s Charlie Hunter Trio is happening, innovative...

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  • Added: May 31, 2022
  • Length: 02:00:02
  • Purchases: 9
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Taking up where we left off, all decades from the 1950s thru the 2020s are covered this week. Beginning in our own back yard, one of the best Young...

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  • Added: May 24, 2022
  • Length: 02:00:01
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Hypnosis by pianist Harold Mabern starts the order of this session segueing into Crusaders at the Roxy. A classic by saxophonist Coleman Hawkins sh...

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  • Added: May 17, 2022
  • Length: 02:00:00
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A Contemporary Brazilian musician from proud musical heritage starts the show, meet Phill Fest. An efficient segue is made by the most soulful Marl...

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  • Added: May 10, 2022
  • Length: 02:00:02
  • Purchases: 9