KAWC / Border Radio - KOFA

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KAWC, Colorado River Public Media, operates two radio stations licensed to Arizona Western College in Yuma. With studios and transmitters located on the AWC main campus in Yuma, KAWC AM-1320, now KOFA, began broadcasting on July 11, 1970. KAWC FM-88.9 was added in 1992. KAWC also broadcasts on the internet at kawc.org. KOFA AM also broadcasts on the Arizona Community Radio Network in Flagstaff, Prescott, Williams and Kingman, and online at borderradioaz.org.

KAWC FM added KAWP FM in Parker, Arizona, in 2014 at 88.9 FM. KAWC provides "Trusted News for Yuma and La Paz Counties" and includes classical music and jazz.  

“Border Radio – KOFA” AM has a translator at 94.7 FM in Yuma, and brings together blues, folk, rock, oldies, and local artists, with community news, information about organizations and perspectives from people living on the US-Mexico Border.

Both stations are a service of Colorado River Public Media and Arizona Western College. 



Series

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39 Pieces

Music Mix from the Desert Southwest


Latest Pieces

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Intermission between live sets at the Union Hall, hosted by Hacksaw Tom. The best musicians on record from Arizona pop up on all sorts of selection...

  • Added: Sep 25, 2019
  • Length: 58:00
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Live concert hosted by Hacksaw Tom. Alice Tatum has been admittedly singing for decades, many of those years on the Phoenix music scene at clubs li...

  • Added: Sep 18, 2019
  • Length: 58:02
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Blues and Big Band hosted by Hacksaw Tom. Guitarist Tommy Grills stays over from last week's show as guest DJ to play music by the well-known in bl...

  • Added: Sep 11, 2019
  • Length: 58:00
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Tommy Grills CD release, interviewed by Hacksaw Tom. Blues guitarist/vocalist from the Phoenix Valley since the 1990s, originally from Rochester NY...

  • Added: Sep 04, 2019
  • Length: 58:00
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Summers' End hosted by Hacksaw Tom. We hear two segments from separate live broadcasts as summer comes to a close, one from intermission of our Fir...

  • Added: Aug 28, 2019
  • Length: 58:01
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Summer re-runs Hosted by Hacksaw Tom. The dog days of summer cry for the old re-runs we remember. We start in Manhattan with Peter & Will Anderson,...

  • Added: Aug 21, 2019
  • Length: 58:00
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More Jimmy Nistico and Jazz Express, Hacksaw Tom hosts. Continuing our monthly live concert, we hear the long-time horn man leading a quintet along...

  • Added: Aug 14, 2019
  • Length: 58:00
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Hacksaw Tom hosts. For the warm-up show to our monthly live concert, we listen to brand-new releases for the first time from jazz giant drummer Jim...

  • Added: Aug 07, 2019
  • Length: 57:59
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Musical Summer Travel hosted by Hacksaw Tom. We trail-blaze the globe for you musically in case you're headed for New York City, Nashville, New Orl...

  • Added: Jul 31, 2019
  • Length: 58:00
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Set 2 of the Armand Boatman Trio Live Broadcast, hosted by Hacksaw Tom. Live from our concert hall we are in break between sets of the Armand Boatm...

  • Added: Jul 24, 2019
  • Length: 58:00