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.


387 Pieces

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Caption: Aretha Franklin
Tune in as the Queen of Soul, Aretha Franklin, asks the musical question, "Who Needs You?" Sam Cooke will "Bring It On Home," and we'll enjoy a fla...

  • Added: Nov 25, 2022
  • Length: 01:57:59
Caption: Redbone
We'll celebrate Native American Heritage Month with music from Poet Laureate Joy Harjo, A Tribe Called Red, Khu.eex, Jim Pepper, Redbone, Geo Neptu...

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


  • Added: Nov 18, 2022
  • Length: 01:57:59
  • Purchases: 14
Caption: The Whatnauts
We'll spin a set of Maryland musicians - The Orioles, The Sonnets, and The Plants, plus The Whatnauts. We'll play tunes for Scorpios from Lou Donal...

Bought by Lower Cape Communications, RADIOLEX, KAAD-LP, KCHW, WLPR and more


  • Added: Nov 11, 2022
  • Length: 01:58:00
  • Purchases: 13
Caption: D.H. Peligro
We'll play songs of the people by Joe Savage & the Soul People and Black & Blues, spin tunes of uplift by Curtis Mayfield, Sam Cooke, and The Commo...

Bought by Lower Cape Communications, RADIOLEX, KAAD-LP, KCHW, Delmarva Public Media and more


  • Added: Nov 04, 2022
  • Length: 01:58:00
  • Purchases: 14
Caption: Black Sugar
We'll hear Latin soul from Joe Bataan, Hector Lavoe and Willie Colon, Peruvian funk from Black Sugar, and a super-soulful Stevie Wonder cover from ...

Bought by RADIOLEX, KAAD-LP, KCHW, WLPR , Georgia Public Broadcasting and more


  • Added: Oct 27, 2022
  • Length: 01:57:59
  • Purchases: 13
Caption: Rockwell
It's a soulful spooktacular edition of UpFront Soul! We'll scare the funk out of you with creepy classics from Rockwell, Stevie Wonder, Stanley Tur...

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


  • Added: Oct 20, 2022
  • Length: 01:57:59
  • Purchases: 13
Caption: The Isley Brothers
We'll hear a Gil Scott-Heron cover from Penny Goodwyn, serve up some Cold Bologna with the Isley Brothers, and hear Nikki Giovanni's poem for Areth...

Bought by KMUN, Lower Cape Communications, RADIOLEX, KAAD-LP, KMRE-LP Bellingham, Wash. and more


  • Added: Oct 13, 2022
  • Length: 01:57:59
  • Purchases: 13
Caption: Oscar Brown Jr.
We'll hear about reparations from Oscar Brown, Jr., check out some smoking gospel from Spirit of Love, hear a brass tribute to Duke Ellington, and ...

Bought by KMUN, RADIOLEX, Lower Cape Communications, KAAD-LP, KBUT Crested Butte, Colo. and more


  • Added: Oct 06, 2022
  • Length: 01:58:00
  • Purchases: 13
Caption: Pharoah Sanders
We'll pay tribute to the late master of spiritual jazz, Pharoah Sanders, get in with the In Crowd with Ramsey Lewis, and go Steppin' Out with Joan ...

Bought by Lower Cape Communications, KMUN, RADIOLEX, KAAD-LP, KCHW and more


  • Added: Sep 29, 2022
  • Length: 01:58:00
  • Purchases: 14
Caption: Mahalia Jackson
We'll celebrate the nonsensical with The Spaniels' "Great Googley Moo," hear the gospel power of Mahalia Jackson and Billy Preston, and spin some o...

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


  • Added: Sep 22, 2022
  • Length: 01:58:00
  • Purchases: 12
Caption: Ramsey Lewis
We'll pay homage to the late Ramsey Lewis, celebrate September with Earth, Wind, and Fire, and take a trip to the Old Landmark with Aretha Franklin.

Bought by RADIOLEX, Lower Cape Communications, KAAD-LP, KSRQ, KCHW and more


  • Added: Sep 15, 2022
  • Length: 01:57:59
  • Purchases: 15
Caption: Louis Armstrong
We'll go Pickin' Wild Mountain Berries with Peggy Scott and Jo Jo Benson, bask in the rays of Earth, Wind & Fire's Sun Goddess (featuring Ramsey Le...

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


  • Added: Sep 08, 2022
  • Length: 01:58:00
  • Purchases: 10
Caption: The Bar-Kays
We'll celebrate that international man of mystery, Soul Finger, with the Bar-Kays and tap into our Soul Power with James Brown, plus we'll ride the...

Bought by Lower Cape Communications, KSRQ, RADIOLEX, KZUM, KAAD-LP and more


  • Added: Sep 01, 2022
  • Length: 01:58:00
  • Purchases: 14
Caption: Leon Bridges
We'll hear the latest summer song from Leon Bridges, hear a set of tunes inspired by the Blues Brothers soundtrack, plus we'll Rise Up with The Com...

Bought by KMUN, Lower Cape Communications, RADIOLEX, KCHW, KMRE-LP Bellingham, Wash. and more


  • Added: Aug 26, 2022
  • Length: 01:57:59
  • Purchases: 14
Caption: Little Richard
We'll keep spinning soulful summer tunes from Childish Gambino, The Blackbyrds, Al Green, and DJ Jeff & the Fresh Prince, Knock on Wood with Jackie...

Bought by KMUN, Lower Cape Communications, RADIOLEX, KAAD-LP, KMRE-LP Bellingham, Wash. and more


  • Added: Aug 18, 2022
  • Length: 01:57:59
  • Purchases: 13
Caption: Otis Redding
We'll Shout Bamalama with Otis Redding, head to Funkytown with Lipps Inc., and Get Small with Trouble Funk, plus we'll hear a smoking set of afrobe...

Bought by Lower Cape Communications, KSRQ, KAAD-LP, KCHW, KSTK and more


  • Added: Aug 11, 2022
  • Length: 01:57:59
  • Purchases: 13
Caption: The Delfonics
Our summer soul series continues with a set featuring hot tunes from Curtis Mayfield, James Reese & the Progressions, and Jimi Hendrix, plus new mu...

Bought by Lower Cape Communications, RADIOLEX, KAAD-LP, KMRE-LP Bellingham, Wash., KSTK and more


  • Added: Aug 04, 2022
  • Length: 01:57:59
  • Purchases: 12
Caption: Ella Fitzgerald
We'll hear a track from a recently discovered 1958 live recording of Ella Fitzgerald at the Hollywood Bowl, we'll do the Ookey Ook with the Penguin...

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


  • Added: Jul 29, 2022
  • Length: 01:57:59
  • Purchases: 14
Caption: Shabaka
We'll play meltingly beautiful summer songs from The Blackbyrds & The Fifth Dimension, get crazy with Screamin' Jay Hawkins, Esquerita, and Joe Tex...

Bought by WGBH Radio Boston, Lower Cape Communications, RADIOLEX, KTAL-LP [Las Cruces Community Radio], KCHW and more


  • Added: Jul 21, 2022
  • Length: 01:57:59
  • Purchases: 14
Caption: LaBelle
We'll hear summer songs from Childish Gambino and Miles Davis, spin great covers of Bruce Springsteen, The Talking Heads, and Cat Stevens by Ben E....

Bought by Lower Cape Communications, RADIOLEX, KAAD-LP, KCHW, KMRE-LP Bellingham, Wash. and more


  • Added: Jul 14, 2022
  • Length: 01:57:59
  • Purchases: 14