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

325 Pieces

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A lot of new releases, re-releases, bonus tracks, and a first time release of a vintage session this episode. After standard quintet swing-of-the-b...

Bought by WYAP, WMOT, WVBI-LP, WOUB, KAWC / Border Radio - KOFA and more


  • Added: Sep 22, 2020
  • Length: 01:59:57
  • Purchases: 7
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Everyone has his territory, and Chicago was Joe Segal’s. He ran various incarnations of the Jazz Showcase and one of the Chicago staples he booked ...

Bought by KJZX, WYAP, KRZA, WVBI-LP, WOUB and more


  • Added: Sep 15, 2020
  • Length: 01:59:57
  • Purchases: 8
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New voices Joel Frahm and Kurt Rosenwinkle play from their New York gig, and you’ll hear a couple good ballads provided this episode, first from tr...

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  • Added: Sep 08, 2020
  • Length: 01:59:57
  • Purchases: 9
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From Eddie Palmieri’s latest to a vinyl tribute to the greatest vocal trio ever, Lambert Hendricks and Ross, the last surviving member Annie Ross p...

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  • Added: Sep 01, 2020
  • Length: 01:59:58
  • Purchases: 8
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An organ big band drives things open, Radam Schwartz is inspired by the Richard Groove Holmes/Gerald Wilson recordings. The guy who gave Charlie Pa...

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  • Added: Aug 25, 2020
  • Length: 01:59:59
  • Purchases: 10
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Supercharged with good vibes, we start with a long overdue profile on the 1970s recordings of Bobby Hutcherson who passed four years ago this month...

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  • Added: Aug 18, 2020
  • Length: 01:59:58
  • Purchases: 9
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This broadcast is more power-packed with top jazz names than we ever could have planned. Of course there are always birthdays and passings to repor...

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  • Added: Aug 11, 2020
  • Length: 01:59:58
  • Purchases: 7
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From every decade 1950s to now (twenty-otts excepted some reason) we cull our vinyl and digital this edition, beginning with Supersax playing Charl...

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  • Added: Aug 04, 2020
  • Length: 01:59:58
  • Purchases: 9
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This broadcast series, and music on community radio in general, affords us screen time detox. We remember the late trumpeter Claudio Roditi who gue...

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  • Added: Aug 04, 2020
  • Length: 01:59:59
  • Purchases: 10
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We’ve got new and re-releases, with a couple vintage first-time releases. Grant Stewart is a new tenor sax name, Bobby Hutcherson was arguably the ...

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  • Added: Jul 21, 2020
  • Length: 01:59:59
  • Purchases: 10
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East meets west indeed to start our broadcast of 85 % new releases: San Francisco pianist Adam Shulman and John Fedchock in New York employ plenty ...

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  • Added: Jul 14, 2020
  • Length: 01:59:58
  • Purchases: 9
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Practicing the tradition…while we clean up and refile much vinyl and vintage, Facebook Live did not happen on this broadcast as we were not wearing...

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  • Added: Jul 07, 2020
  • Length: 01:59:59
  • Purchases: 10
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These are the hours of Ben Webster, Billy Strayhorn, Roy Eldridge, Count Basie and the Verve label. First off Tommy Flanagan plays an electric pian...

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  • Added: Jun 30, 2020
  • Length: 01:59:58
  • Purchases: 8
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We’re having a party in-studio as it’s program 1800 in real time. We like reed man Brian Landrus, who feels very west coast like warm beach sand un...

Bought by KJZX, WEJP-LP 107.1, WOUB, GCR (Global Community Radio), KAWC / Border Radio - KOFA and more


  • Added: Jun 23, 2020
  • Length: 01:59:57
  • Purchases: 10
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Replacing our past relaxed, bluesy, party jazz is an edgy & frantic swing just to keep up with the world’s fast-changing times. Latin jazz by veter...

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  • Added: Jun 16, 2020
  • Length: 01:59:58
  • Purchases: 11
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Ray Barretto leads from his Charanga band days, Jay McShann simply never sounded bad. Another ivory master was Art Tatum, with Lionel Hampton and B...

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  • Added: Jun 09, 2020
  • Length: 01:59:58
  • Purchases: 11
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Coming from a weird place this episode, edgy and perhaps capturing real emotion. Beginning with boogie spillover from the swing era, Freddie Slack ...

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  • Added: Jun 02, 2020
  • Length: 01:59:58
  • Purchases: 11
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A good mix of the old and new this week, first big band from Church on Monday and Billy Strayhorn. Brazilian sounds come from Miguel DeLeon and you...

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  • Added: May 26, 2020
  • Length: 01:59:58
  • Purchases: 10
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Blues, big band, and much more vinyl than usual permeate our proceedings first with organist Don Patterson representing the Philadelphia sound, Car...

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  • Added: May 19, 2020
  • Length: 01:59:58
  • Purchases: 9
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In mourning but also gratitude we feel during this episode. Grieving the effects of the virus once it hits well-known musicians we’ve been musicall...

Bought by KJZX, WVBI-LP, KHNS, WYAP, WEJP-LP 107.1 and more


  • Added: May 12, 2020
  • Length: 01:59:57
  • Purchases: 11