UpFront Soul with Sanguine Fromage

Series produced by WERU

Caption: Hammond organ virtuoso Billy Preston
Hammond organ virtuoso Billy Preston 

Join Sanguine Fromage for the best in funk, soul, and jazz. UpFront Soul... 120 minutes of soulful sounds to which you may get down!

If you want your soul... get it UpFront! Producer and host Sanguine Fromage, WERU dj since 2005, serves up a weekly blend of funk, soul, and jazz, plus sprinklings of R&B, gospel, and hip-hop. UpFront Soul showcases obscure artists and back-catalogue offerings from more familiar names. You'll find West African funk, funk-enriched jazz, deep soul, and only the best modern music.

UpFront Soul is available to all public and community stations worldwide free of charge at PRX, Pacifica AudioPort, and through the A-Infos Radio Project. It airs weekly on grassroots stations from coast to coast & internationally. UpFront Soul is a weekly series, with holiday shows and specials available for one-time use.


326 Pieces

Order by: Newest First | Oldest First
Caption: Nina Simone
We'll start out with a set inspired by Questlove's Summer of Soul documentary featuring Nina Simone and Stevie Wonder, pay tribute to the late Melv...

Bought by KMRE-LP Bellingham, Wash., Lower Cape Communications, KMXT, and RADIOLEX


  • Added: Sep 24, 2021
  • Length: 01:57:59
  • Purchases: 4
Caption: Earth, Wind and Fire
We'll spin songs for September by Earth, Wind and Fire and Deodato, get funky with Nina Simone and Parliament, and board a Cool Train with Sam Cooke.

Bought by KAAD-LP, KHNS, KZUM, Interlochen Public Radio, KSTK and more


  • Added: Sep 17, 2021
  • Length: 01:57:59
  • Purchases: 11
Caption: Louis Armstrong
We'll celebrate Louis Armstrong with new music by Wonderful World of Louis Armstrong All Stars and a couple by Satchmo himself, hear powerful gospe...

Bought by KAAD-LP, KZUM, KMUN, KSTK, WOUB and more


  • Added: Sep 09, 2021
  • Length: 01:57:59
  • Purchases: 12
Caption: Lee Scratch Perry
We'll ride the Funky Donkey with Bernard Purdie, hear songs from Porgy and Bess as interpreted by Billie Holiday and Nina Simone, and pay tribute t...

Bought by KAAD-LP, KHNS, KZUM, WLPR , WOUB and more


  • Added: Sep 02, 2021
  • Length: 01:57:59
  • Purchases: 10
Caption: Lee Dorsey
We'll spin northern soul classics from Lee Dorsey and Little Betty Baker, get out on the dance floor to do the ever perplexing Peanut Duck with Mar...

Bought by KHNS, KAAD-LP, WOUB, KSTK, KMRE-LP Bellingham, Wash. and more


  • Added: Aug 26, 2021
  • Length: 01:58:00
  • Purchases: 10
Caption: Leon Bridges
. We'll hear sultry songs for summer love from The Soul Rebels, Leon Bridges, and Sam Cooke, move on up a little higher with gospel from Mahalia Ja...

Bought by KMUN, KAAD-LP, WLPR , KSTK, KMRE-LP Bellingham, Wash. and more


  • Added: Aug 19, 2021
  • Length: 01:57:59
  • Purchases: 11
Caption: Brandee Younger
We'll get steamy with the latest from Leon Bridges, plus sizzling songs from Solomon Burke, Gary US Bonds, and the Ohio Players, and we'll stretch ...

Bought by KAAD-LP, KMUN, KSTK, Georgia Public Broadcasting, WOUB and more


  • Added: Aug 12, 2021
  • Length: 01:57:59
  • Purchases: 10
Caption: Childish Gambino
We'll celebrate the soulful and sultry with summer tunes from Childish Gambino, The Blackbyrds, Al Green, and DJ Jeff & the Fresh Prince, feature f...

Bought by KHNS, KZUM, WLPR , KSTK, KMRE-LP Bellingham, Wash. and more


  • Added: Aug 05, 2021
  • Length: 01:57:59
  • Purchases: 11
Caption: Peggy Scott & Jo Jo Benson
We'll go Pickin' Wild Mountain Berries with Peggy Scott & Jo Jo Benson and Red Roses with Betty Harris, revel in Glorious Madness with new music fr...

Bought by RADIOLEX, KAAD-LP, KSTK, Lower Cape Communications, WOUB and more


  • Added: Jul 31, 2021
  • Length: 01:57:59
  • Purchases: 9
Caption: Gift of Gab
We'll celebrate Latin soul and jazz with Arturo O' Farrill & the Afro Latin Jazz Orchestra, Joe Bataan, and the TNT Band, plus we'll hear new music...

Bought by KMUN, WYAP, KAAD-LP, KZUM, KMRE-LP Bellingham, Wash. and more


  • Added: Jul 22, 2021
  • Length: 01:57:59
  • Purchases: 12
Caption: The Pazant Brothers
We'll Move On Up with Curtis Mayfield, get down with the Foxy Girls in Oakland with Dyke & the Blazers, and blow Smoke Rings with Sam Cooke.

Bought by KSTK, KMUN, Georgia Public Broadcasting, KMRE-LP Bellingham, Wash., Lower Cape Communications and more


  • Added: Jul 15, 2021
  • Length: 01:57:59
  • Purchases: 9
Caption: Herbie Hancock
We'll sample vintage disco from South Africa, dig into a Joni Mitchell tribute from Herbie Hancock, and hear a plaintive, almost unbearably emotion...

Bought by KZUM, KMUN, KAAD-LP, Georgia Public Broadcasting, WOUB and more


  • Added: Jul 01, 2021
  • Length: 01:57:59
  • Purchases: 9
Caption: Nat Turner Rebellion
We'll celebrate Juneteenth in style this week (we do celebrate Juneteenth every year on UpFront Soul) with music from Roberta Flack, The Nat Turner...

Bought by RADIOLEX, KAAD-LP, KMRE-LP Bellingham, Wash., WLPR , Georgia Public Broadcasting and more


  • Added: Jun 24, 2021
  • Length: 01:57:59
  • Purchases: 8
Caption: Billy Porter
We'll celebrate Pride in style with powerful tracks from Billy Porter and Passamahottie, plus we'll hit the dance floor with disco legends Sylveste...

Bought by RADIOLEX, KHNS, KAAD-LP, KMUN, WLPR and more


  • Added: Jun 19, 2021
  • Length: 01:57:59
  • Purchases: 10
Caption: Beyonce
We'll hear songs of beauty, strength, and power, kicking off with Beyonce, featuring a new track from the Sons of Kemet, plus powerful music from H...

Bought by KAAD-LP, Georgia Public Broadcasting, WLPR , WOUB, KMRE-LP Bellingham, Wash. and more


  • Added: Jun 11, 2021
  • Length: 01:57:50
  • Purchases: 8
Caption: Sons of Kemet
A flask of funk, a loaf of bread, and thou! We'll get down with The Rubaiyats as they sing of Omar Khyyam, spin new jazz from Sons of Kemet and Ant...

Bought by KAAD-LP, KMUN, KMRE-LP Bellingham, Wash., WLPR , Georgia Public Broadcasting and more


  • Added: Jun 03, 2021
  • Length: 01:57:59
  • Purchases: 9
Caption: Rasheed Ali
We'll spin a track from 1968 featuring Rasheed Ali's new album, plus we'll start off an Afro-Latin set with new music from Arturo O'Farrill & the A...

Bought by KAAD-LP, WLPR , Georgia Public Broadcasting, WOUB, KMRE-LP Bellingham, Wash. and more


  • Added: May 27, 2021
  • Length: 01:57:59
  • Purchases: 8
Caption: Patrice Quinn
We'll hear from incredibly soulful vocalists Patrice Quinn, Dolette McDonald, and Bettye LaVette, stretch out with jazz from Herbie Hancock, Anthon...

Bought by KAAD-LP, KZUM, KMUN, KMRE-LP Bellingham, Wash., WLPR and more


  • Added: May 21, 2021
  • Length: 01:57:59
  • Purchases: 10
Caption: Jerry Lawson
We'll kick off a set for Geminis from Nat Adderly's Soul Zodiac, hear Nina Simone's take on the Five Stairsteps classic, Ooh Child, check out King ...

Bought by Georgia Public Broadcasting, KAAD-LP, WLPR , WOUB, Lower Cape Communications and more


  • Added: May 14, 2021
  • Length: 01:57:59
  • Purchases: 8
Caption: Anthony Joseph
We'll spin new music from Anthony Joseph, Joan Armatrading, and Arturo O'Farrill & Afro Latin Jazz Orchestra, plus we'll dish up some Mean Greens f...

Bought by KAAD-LP, KZUM, KMUN, WLPR , KMRE-LP Bellingham, Wash. and more


  • Added: May 06, 2021
  • Length: 01:57:59
  • Purchases: 10