Category Archive: Founder News

“Turn Your Radio On” – Hear the Broadcast!

Listen to the Radio Play! <= PLAY/PAUSE button should appear here. 75 years ago, America turned on its radio sets…and heard Sausalito.  A live coast-to-coast radio broadcast commemorated the opening of the Marinship Plant which changed our community forever and employed 20,000 people through World War 2. We relive this historic broadcast through a live, …

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24/7 Christmas Jazz from Radio Sausalito

Last December, over 40,000 jazz lovers around the world tuned into Radio Sausalito for Christmas Jazz! This great service now returns for the 2015 holidays. Just bookmark this page or click on the link below to enjoy great jazz to enrich your holidays. And its provided commercial-free so it’s perfect for your holiday party or …

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What we know as Whiskey Springs was once a Miwok settlement, but that changed forever in 1892  

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Make a donation today and we’ll send you an Internet Radio!

Note: This is a limited time offer which expires September 30, 2015. Make a $150 donation to Radio Sausalito, and we’ll send you a ccWifi internet radio. This radio is the modern and effortless way to listen to radio stations with clear digital sound, and even without a computer. Your desktop model ccWifi radio works …

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Radio Sausalito Show Wins International Award!

Radio Sausalito is proud to announce that one of its locally produced shows, The Joys of Jazz, has won a prestigious New York Festivals Award as one of the best radio shows in the world.  The trophy, in the form of a bronze microphone, was presented Monday in New York City to the show’s host …

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Radio Sausalito Show is Finalist for International Award

UPDATE: A Bronze for The Joys of Jazz! Congratulations, Bob!   The Joys Of Jazz with Bob Hecht has been judged a finalist for the prestigious New York Festival awards which annually recognize the top programs in radio around the world! The show, which profiles the special musical elements and musicians in jazz, is nominated …

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Live from the Creole United Festival

Radio Sausalito was proud to play a part in this year’s second annual Creole United Festival to benefit music education in local schools. Our live broadcast featured the event’s headliner and inspiration Andre Thierry, and his two hour set was enjoyed by our listeners around the world. The Emcee of the event was Radio Sausalito’s …

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Live Interview with Belgian Trumpeter Jean-Paul Estievenart

Jonathan Westerling interviews Jean-Paul Estievenart – a young trumpet virtuoso who has been getting rave reviews for effectively capturing traditional jazz elements in his new compositions which are sampled here.  What makes it possible to make a good living as a freelance jazz player in Brussels? (Note that this is a large file, so it may …

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Live Interview with Guitarist Quentin Dujardin from Brussels

Jonathan Westerling interviews Jazz guitarist Quentin Dujardin blends melodies from around the world into his jazz. The interview includes a live on-air performance, as well as tracks from his latest CD “Distances”. (Note that this is a large file, so it may take a few minutes to download.)

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Live interview from Belgium with Bandleader Michael Herr

Jonathan Westerling interviews Michel Herr – An accomplished bandleader and composer who is celebrating the 200th birthday of the inventor of the saxophone with several pieces for that instrument. We also hear several selections of his music.  The audio quality improves as the interview progresses. (Note that this is a large file, so it may …

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And then there was the time flying saucers were spotted in Sausalito. . .  

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Saturday’s Lighted Boat Parade to be heard on Radio Sausalito!

New York has the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade, and Pasadena has the Rose Bowl Parade, but Sausalito’s Holiday season wouldn’t be complete without the Lighted Boat Parade. This year, Radio Sausalito will be airing a complete play-by-play of this year’s parade, in collaboration with Sausalito- On-The-Waterfront and the Sausalito Yacht Club. Everyone watching the parade …

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Radio Sausalito featured on Streaming Radio Website

Radio Sausalito is proud to be the subject of a feature article in the leading streaming radio online magazine. Today, the RAIN (Radio And Internet Newsletter) had a nice mention of the station which you can read at this link… http://kurthanson.com/news/website-spotlight-radio-sausalito

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New Show: Joys of Jazz

Finding The Joys of Jazz Wherever He Goes For Immediate Release November 18, 2013 Media Contact: Jonathan Westerling – jonathan@radiosausalito.org SAUSALITO, CA – Bob Hecht’s vacation itinerary usually includes one-on-one time with great jazz artists in cities all over the world. For example, a recent trip to Europe was an opportunity not only to enjoy …

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Radio Sausalito Volunteers Featured in Houseboat Newsletter!

Radio Sausalito volunteers Court Mast, Peter Huson and Larry Clinton were featured in the Floating Homes newsletter sent out today. The text is below.  Here’s a link to the full newsletter:  http://www.floatinghomes.org/FT/2013/Newsletter_2013_5.pdf   Jazz Radio Lures Floating Home Owners by Court Mast Peter Huson loves jazz music, and boasts a jazz re- cord collection going …

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Radio Sausalito Host Mitchell Field Profiled in the Marin IJ!

Did you know that the host of “The Field Trip” is also a celebrated hairstylist in Fairfax? Well, a story in this week’s IJ has details and a fine 1960’s portrait! Check it out… By Nels Johnson Marin Independent Journal FAIRFAX HAIRSTYLIST Mitchell Field, who has cut, curled and colored clients in salons across the …

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Radio Sausalito loves Ed’s Barbershop!

In the window of Ed’s Barbershop on Caledonia Street, they have placed a banner proclaiming their love of Radio Sausalito! Ed’s is one of the generous businesses who helps keep Radio Sausalito on the air. We thank Ed (and their barber Leslie) for their generosity and invite you to join them in supporting the station. …

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Live Broadcast from the Community Garage Sale!

Last weekend, Radio Sausalito broadcast life from the City of Sausalito Community Garage Sale. It was a beautiful day and over 700 people showed up to buy and sell and trade. While people tuned in to our signal, the city set up a radio and speakers on top of a nearby building so that our …

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Volunteer Position: Latin Jazz Host – Radio Sausalito

This is an unpaid position. Radio Sausalito is seeking a lover of Latin Jazz to join our staff and share the greatest in Latin Jazz with our listeners each week. As the host and producer of the show you’ll be responsible for creating the show’s identity, choosing the music, and introducing the songs. Acting as …

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New Show: Jazz Decades!

Jazz Decades explores the amazing jazz collection of its host Ray Smith. Each week he chooses from his library of over 90,000 titles to bring you the best of early jazz, blues and swing from the 1900’s through the 1930’s. Tune in on Sundays and Mondays at 4pm to hear all the great music! No …

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Radio Sausalito records LIVE jazz at George’s in San Rafael

Radio Sausalito teamed up with the famed George’s Nightclub in San Rafael for a live recording of the band Stompy Jones. Engineer Leon Reid and Founder Jonathan Westerling were there with a dizzying array of technology to capture the concert. Everything went great, and the music was fantastic. Thanks go out to house engineer Jamie …

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Happy New Year from Radio Sausalito

Listeners, On behalf of the station and its volunteers I would like to wish you and yours, a very happy and prosperous 2013. Thanks so much for your support of Radio Sausalito in 2012. We’ve got some fun projects up our sleeve  for the upcoming  year including parties, station schwag, and online streaming. The amount …

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Our Station Profiled on ABC 7 TV News!

December  20, 2012 – ABC 7 TV News came to Radio Sausalito to profile our studio, owner, staff and show hosts. To see the video segment click HERE.

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A Note to our San Rafael Listeners

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Our San Rafael station at 1710 AM will have limited afternoon and evening hours through the month of December. This is due to an engineering issue which we are working to fix. We apologize for the downtime, and hope you will tune in mornings and nights to our great jazz in San Rafael!

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Radio Sausalito Featured in the San Francisco Chronicle!

Chronicle reporter Sam Whiting wrote a nice article on the station and its history. The article appeared in the Datebook section on October 24th.  Read the full article, along with pictures of the studio [here].

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