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.


74 Pieces

Order by: Newest First | Oldest First
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From the letter B: Sheri Baker and Brea Burns, each of whom first appeared on this program in 2016. Two completely different women in Arizona music...

  • Added: Aug 05, 2020
  • Length: 58:00
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Letters A and B: Adair to Burke. This episode contains the variety that Arizona music can provide: Pop, new age, eclectic, blues, Latin-tinged, wes...

  • Added: Jul 29, 2020
  • Length: 58:00
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We are dealing with Arizona musicians filed under A and B, Rex Allen Sr. and Jr. for starters. Which brings us to one of the most important horn pl...

  • Added: Jul 22, 2020
  • Length: 57:59
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Arizona Artists Al thru Bo. Now that our collection of Arizona artists’ recordings are organized alphabetically, our job next is to play them…in or...

  • Added: Jul 15, 2020
  • Length: 57:58
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Local musicians letters A and a wee bit of B: Now that our library of Arizona Musician’s albums, CDs, tapes and digital files are organized, we are...

  • Added: Jul 08, 2020
  • Length: 58:00
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Inventory & organizing of AZ CDs hosted by Hacksaw Tom. Over the years the Musician's Union has been filing CD recordings of its members and friend...

  • Added: Jul 01, 2020
  • Length: 58:00
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Gaynel Hodge passed in May 2020. He was born in LA with many years residence in Phoenix. He was a singer, songwriter, pianist and arranger for abou...

  • Added: Jun 25, 2020
  • Length: 57:59
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Johnny D and Bacpac's Arizona Sound series 6 of 6. Johnny touches on his activities from 1980 to today, mentioning radio stations K-15, KUKQ, KEYX,...

  • Added: Jun 18, 2020
  • Length: 58:00
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Johnny D and Bacpac's Phoenix Sound 5 of 6. What has led up to this segment evolved from “Arizona Sound series,” “The Phoenix Panorama,” “The Arizo...

  • Added: Jun 10, 2020
  • Length: 58:00
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Johnny D and Bacpac's Arizona Sound 4 of 6, 1950s to now. What has led up to this segment evolved from “Arizona Sound series,” “The Phoenix Panoram...

  • Added: Jun 03, 2020
  • Length: 58:01
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Johnny D and Bacpac's Phoenix Sound continued...More Arizona soul, jazz, rock, rockabilly and roots artists this 3rd of 6 in a series with “The Pho...

  • Added: May 27, 2020
  • Length: 58:01
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Johnny D and Bacpac's Phoenix Sound 2 of 6. We are proud to focus on what started as “The Phoenix Sound, the twang of 1950’s rock & roll guitar,” d...

  • Added: May 20, 2020
  • Length: 58:00
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Culture shock from Arizona jazz hosted by Hacksaw Tom, to Arizona Rockabilly hosted by Bacpac. For the first half hour hear mainly pianists, from t...

  • Added: May 13, 2020
  • Length: 57:59
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First half welcomes guest veteran Phoenix radio broadcaster Dennis McBroom who talks about KCAC with Marty Marty Manning and Toad Hall, KRUX, KUPD,...

  • Added: May 06, 2020
  • Length: 58:00
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Hosted by Hacksaw Tom. Although we start with a modern piece by John Williams, the classical talk quickly turns baroque with guests violinist Cindy...

  • Added: Apr 29, 2020
  • Length: 58:00
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Social distancing picks part two hosted by Jerry Donato. Music for self-isolation picks for this episode come from Joey DeFrancesco, a some-time Ar...

  • Added: Apr 22, 2020
  • Length: 58:00
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Spill the Beans hosted by Hacksaw Tom. In 1972 we saw The Beans open for Jeff Beck at Celebrity Theater, so there’s a personal memory of this band ...

  • Added: Apr 22, 2020
  • Length: 58:00
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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