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.


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Caption: Gil Scott-Heron
We'll celebrate Black History Month with powerful music from Nina Simone, Gil Scott-Heron, Mavis Staples, and The Freedom Singers, plus we'll hear ...

Bought by KSTK, Raven Radio, WLPR , WOUB, Delmarva Public Media and more


  • Added: Feb 25, 2024
  • Length: 01:57:59
  • Purchases: 6
Caption: Syl Johnson
We'll set the turntables ablaze in a disco inferno with smoldering numbers from Syl Johnson, Peter Brown, The Village People, and, of course, The T...

Bought by WOMR, Georgia Public Broadcasting, Prairie Public, KAAD-LP, KMUN and more


  • Added: Feb 18, 2024
  • Length: 01:57:59
  • Purchases: 14
Caption: Billy Wooten
We'll hear heavy funk from Chester Randle's Soul Senders and Billy Garner, feast on Memphis Soul Stew with King Curtis by request, and enjoy a heap...

Bought by KMUN, RADIOLEX, Prairie Public, KZUM, KAAD-LP and more


  • Added: Jan 26, 2024
  • Length: 01:57:59
  • Purchases: 15
Caption: Les McCann
We'll pay tribute to the late, great Les McCann, spin some tunes from the Crescent City courtesy of The Meters and Chocolate Milk, and celebrate Ge...

Bought by RADIOLEX, KMUN, KMRE-LP Bellingham, Wash., KZUM, Prairie Public and more


  • Added: Jan 20, 2024
  • Length: 01:57:59
  • Purchases: 13
Caption: Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
This week, we honor the life and work of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. We'll hear excerpts of his sermons, speeches, and interviews, along with funk,...

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


  • Added: Jan 13, 2024
  • Length: 01:57:59
  • Purchases: 12
Caption: Patrice Rushen
We'll start out with a set of wickedly funky tunes from Peter Brown (Do You Wanna Get Funky With Me?), Gene Anderson (The Devil Made Me Do It) and ...

Bought by WOMR, KMUN, Georgia Public Broadcasting, Prairie Public, KAAD-LP and more


  • Added: Jan 05, 2024
  • Length: 01:57:59
  • Purchases: 14
Caption: The Chambers Brothers
We'll hear music from your favorite films from Deodato and Billy Paul, spend time Standing in the Grits Line with Don Covay, and get Funky with The...

Bought by KMUN, WOMR, KMRE-LP Bellingham, Wash., KZUM, Georgia Public Broadcasting and more


  • Added: Dec 28, 2023
  • Length: 01:57:59
  • Purchases: 15
Caption: Bobbi Humphrey
We'll partake of Skunk Juice with The Pazant Brothers and Homemade Jam with Bobbi Humphrey, and invite you to Move Your Hand with Lonnie Smith befo...

Bought by WOMR, KZUM, Georgia Public Broadcasting, Prairie Public, KAAD-LP and more


  • Added: Dec 24, 2023
  • Length: 01:57:59
  • Purchases: 11
Caption: Rufus Thomas
We'll get in touch with our animal natures with Cab Calloway (The Viper's Drag), Dr. Horse, and Rufus Thomas (The Funky Penguin), take the Funky Bu...

Bought by WOMR, KMRE-LP Bellingham, Wash., Prairie Public, Georgia Public Broadcasting, KAAD-LP and more


  • Added: Dec 16, 2023
  • Length: 01:57:57
  • Purchases: 14
Caption: The Fatback Band
We'll Do the Bus Stop with the Fatback Band, hit the dance floor for the Astrological Soul Train with Bobby Boseman, and Shout Bamalama with Otis R...

Bought by KMUN, WOMR, KZUM, Georgia Public Broadcasting, Prairie Public and more


  • Added: Dec 09, 2023
  • Length: 01:57:59
  • Purchases: 14
Caption: Don Bryant
We'll merge into a transit set with Don Bryant's Expressway to Your Heart, Cross Bronx Expressway, and, finally, a ride on the Double Dutch Bus wit...

Bought by KMUN, WOMR, KMRE-LP Bellingham, Wash., RADIOLEX, Georgia Public Broadcasting and more


  • Added: Dec 02, 2023
  • Length: 01:57:59
  • Purchases: 15
Caption: Dorothy Ashby
We'll sling slabs of greasy funk from Dyke & the Blazers, John & Ernest, and The Isley Brothers, hear a doo-wop Frank Zappa cover by The Persuasion...

Bought by WOMR, Georgia Public Broadcasting, Prairie Public, KAAD-LP, KCCU Radio and more


  • Added: Nov 26, 2023
  • Length: 01:57:59
  • Purchases: 12
Caption: Curtis Mayfield
We'll hear songs of hope and uplift from the Kahil El'Zabar Quartet, Curtis Mayfield, and Nina Simone, spin a set of Afrobeat from Seun Kuti & Egyp...

Bought by KMUN, WOMR, Prairie Public, KMRE-LP Bellingham, Wash., Raven Radio and more


  • Added: Nov 18, 2023
  • Length: 01:57:59
  • Purchases: 13
Caption: John Trudell during the occupation of Alcatraz
We'll celebrate Indigenous Heritage Month with two hours of Indigenous artists! We'll hear from Redbone, Joy Harjo, John Trudell, Don Cherry, and m...

Bought by WOMR, KMRE-LP Bellingham, Wash., Prairie Public, Georgia Public Broadcasting, KZUM and more


  • Added: Nov 11, 2023
  • Length: 01:57:59
  • Purchases: 12
Caption: Herbie Hancock and Joni Mitchell
We'll celebrate Joni Mitchell's 80th birthday with Charles Mingus and Herbie Hancock, play songs for Scorpios by the Kashmere Stage Band, Aaron Die...

Bought by WOMR, Prairie Public, KAAD-LP, Georgia Public Broadcasting, KZUM and more


  • Added: Nov 04, 2023
  • Length: 01:57:59
  • Purchases: 12
Caption: Miles Davis
We'll hear meditative music from Miles Davis, Alice Coltrane, and Curtis Mayfield, spin sweet soul from Sam Cooke and Joan Armatrading, and bring y...

Bought by WOMR, RADIOLEX, KHNS, Georgia Public Broadcasting, KZUM and more


  • Added: Oct 28, 2023
  • Length: 01:57:59
  • Purchases: 13
Caption: Screamin' Jay Hawkins
We'll spin spooky tunes from Screamin' Jay Hawkins and Stevie Wonder, Rockwell and Redbone, Toots and the Maytals and The Jimmy Castor Bunch!

Bought by WOMR, Georgia Public Broadcasting, Prairie Public, KZUM, KAAD-LP and more


  • Added: Oct 21, 2023
  • Length: 01:57:59
  • Purchases: 11
Caption: Isaac Hayes
We'll hear songs about the power of love from The Barons, Sam Cooke, and Joan Armatrading, head back to Woodstock and Dance to the Music with Sly a...

Bought by WOMR, KZUM, Georgia Public Broadcasting, Prairie Public, KAAD-LP and more


  • Added: Oct 14, 2023
  • Length: 01:57:59
  • Purchases: 11
Caption: The Voices of East Harlem
We'll fly high with The Voices of East Harlem, hear a rehearsal take of Miles Davis' "In A Silent Way," and tip our hats to birthday Librans with C...

Bought by WOMR, Prairie Public, RADIOLEX, Georgia Public Broadcasting, KZUM and more


  • Added: Oct 07, 2023
  • Length: 01:57:59
  • Purchases: 12
Caption: Fishbone
We'll hear funky and soulful covers from The Jimmy Castor Bunch, Jimmy McGriff, Billy Paul, and Fishbone, get the spirit with a live performance fr...

Bought by RADIOLEX, Georgia Public Broadcasting, Prairie Public, KAAD-LP, KZUM and more


  • Added: Sep 29, 2023
  • Length: 01:57:43
  • Purchases: 13