Talk of the Bay from KSQD
Talk of the Bay from KSQD
Behind the Mic: Jinx Deruisa

On Talk of the Bay, Monday, October 4, 2021,  Christine Barrington drops Behind the Mic with Jinx Deruisa, co-host of Sunday morning’s Heritage Gospel Uplift.

KSQD is community radio—whether it’s music or talk, much of the programming streaming your way on 90.7 FM is created by community volunteers offering their expertise for the sheer love of doing what they do. But, who are the people running the studio, spinning the tunes, and sharing tales with local and national personalities? Their stories will likely surprise and delight you. 

Have a listen to discover the tapestry world of Jinx Deruisa from her childhood roots deep in the world of Jazz to her continental meanderings across the globe to her insightful take of life in Santa Cruz where she lives and shares her gifts with those lucky enough to cross her path.

If you would like to experience Jinx’s Gospel curating magic tune in every other Sunday (Jinx co-hosts Heritage Gospel Uplift with Miss Gee) from 11-1 at 90.7 FM or livestream at  If you miss a show you can also catch the past two week’s broadcasts in our archive.

Songs featured in this interview:

Glory: The Fisk Jubilee Singers; Loves Me Like a Rock: The Dixie Hummingbirds; Heaven is my Home: The Soul Stirrers; Respect Yourself: The Staple Singers; Precious Memories: Rosetta Tharp; Feeling Good: Nina Simone; Let There be Peace: Mahalia Jackson; Amazing Grace: The Blind Boys of Alabama