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.


465 Pieces

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Caption: Maya Angelou
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, WOMR, RADIOLEX, WJZP Portland Jazz and RnB , KCHW and more


  • Added: Feb 10, 2022
  • Length: 01:57:59
  • Purchases: 11
Caption: Curtis Mayfield
We'll shake off the winter chill with smoldering songs from Joan Armatrading & Bill King with Wayne McGhie and Everton ‘Pablo’ Paul, and we'll hear...

Bought by WOMR, RADIOLEX, KCHW, KZUM, KHNS and more


  • Added: Feb 03, 2022
  • Length: 01:58:00
  • Purchases: 12
Caption: Elza Soares
We'll remember the samba great Elza Soares, put on our Wigs with Fats Domino, dance to zydeco with Major Handy, Dwayne Dopsie, and Clifton Chenier,...

Bought by KMXT, KMUN, WOMR, KZUM, KCHW and more


  • Added: Jan 31, 2022
  • Length: 01:57:59
  • Purchases: 11
Caption: Ronnie Spector
We'll remember Ronnie Spector and Rachel Lee Nagy of the Detroit Cobras, hear new music from Khu.eex, and Rise Up with the Commodores.

Bought by KMUN, WOMR, RADIOLEX, KZUM, WYAP and more


  • Added: Jan 20, 2022
  • Length: 01:57:59
  • Purchases: 13
Caption: Amandla ANC Cultural Ensemble
We'll honor the late Archbishop Desmond Tutu with music from the Amandla African National Congress Cultural Group, plus we'll hear a set featuring ...

Bought by KMUN, WJSU, WOMR, KHNS, KAAD-LP and more


  • Added: Jan 13, 2022
  • Length: 01:57:59
  • Purchases: 11
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 KMUN, WOMR, RADIOLEX, KAAD-LP, KSTK and more


  • Added: Jan 06, 2022
  • Length: 01:57:59
  • Purchases: 10
Caption: Duke Ellington
We'll hear about reparations from Oscar Brown, Jr., spin a brass tribute to Duke Ellington from Slavic Soul Party!, check out some smoking gospel f...

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


  • Added: Dec 30, 2021
  • Length: 01:58:00
  • Purchases: 13
Caption: Barry Harris
We'll ring in the New Year with Sun Ra, Skydive with Alicia Keys, and pay tribute to bebop piano great Barry Harris who, sadly, recently passed on.

Bought by KUGS Bellingham, Wash., KHNS, RADIOLEX, KAAD-LP, KSTK and more


  • Added: Dec 23, 2021
  • Length: 01:58:00
  • Purchases: 11
Caption: Louis Armstrong
We're funkin' in a winter wonderland this week, celebrating the season with Cheech & Chong, Run DMC, and Miles Davis, plus we'll spin a trio of blu...

Bought by WJAB, KMUN, KAAD-LP, WOJB, KHNS and more


  • Added: Dec 16, 2021
  • Length: 01:57:59
  • Purchases: 14
Caption: Miles Davis
We'll hear a track from Khu.eex's new album, Wooch, and kick off a Latin set with a single by Cortijo Y Su Combo hot off the presses from Rocafort ...

Bought by KMUN, WMOT, WOMR, KAAD-LP, KHNS and more


  • Added: Dec 09, 2021
  • Length: 01:57:59
  • Purchases: 12
Caption: Sly Stone at Woodstock
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 KMUN, WOJB, KHNS, KAAD-LP, KSTK and more


  • Added: Dec 02, 2021
  • Length: 01:57:59
  • Purchases: 13
Caption: Kahil El'Zabar
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 KMXT, KMUN, WOJB, WOMR, KHNS and more


  • Added: Nov 25, 2021
  • Length: 01:57:59
  • Purchases: 13
Caption: Joy Harjo, U.S. Poet Laureate
November is Native American Heritage Month! We'll celebrate with two hours of Indigenous funk, soul, jazz, and hip-hop! We'll hear from Khu.eex, Jo...

Bought by WOMR, KAAD-LP, KMRE-LP Bellingham, Wash., RADIOLEX, KSTK and more


  • Added: Nov 18, 2021
  • Length: 01:57:59
  • Purchases: 10
Caption: Herbie Hancock and Joni Mitchell
We'll celebrate Joni Mitchell's birthday with Herbie Hancock and Prince, honor recent inductees to the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame, Gil Scott-Heron an...

Bought by KMUN, WOMR, KZUM, KHNS, KSTK and more


  • Added: Nov 11, 2021
  • Length: 01:57:59
  • Purchases: 11
Caption: Letieres Leite
We'll pay tribute to the late Brazilian composer and conductor Letieres Leite, hear sweet soul from a recently rediscovered band, Coast to Coast, a...

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


  • Added: Nov 04, 2021
  • Length: 01:57:59
  • Purchases: 10
Caption: Brandee Younger
We'll hear from soulful harpists Brandee Younger and Dorothy Ashby, celebrate with Joan Armatrading, CBE, on her recent honor, and appreciate the g...

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


  • Added: Oct 29, 2021
  • Length: 01:57:59
  • Purchases: 12
Caption: Rockwell
We'll spin spinetingling tunes from Rockwell and Redbone, Stevie Wonder and Screamin' Jay Hawkins, and continue our Felabration with tunes by Fela ...

Bought by KMUN, WOMR, KAAD-LP, WLPR , WOUB and more


  • Added: Oct 21, 2021
  • Length: 01:57:59
  • Purchases: 12
Caption: Dr. Lonnie Smith
We'll do the Bird of Paradise with The Grease Traps, dig in to tasty tracks from Black Sugar and Chocolate Milk, and pay tribute to the late, great...

Bought by KMUN, WOMR, KAAD-LP, KHNS, KSTK and more


  • Added: Oct 14, 2021
  • Length: 01:57:59
  • Purchases: 12
Caption: Cannonball Adderley
We'll celebrate freedom with The Voices of East Harlem, hear a rehearsal take of Miles Davis' "In A Silent Way," and tip our hats to birthday Libra...

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


  • Added: Oct 08, 2021
  • Length: 01:57:59
  • Purchases: 10
Caption: Arturo O'Farrill
We'll celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month with Celia Cruz, Joe Bataan, and Willie Bobo, and we'll spend the second hour in conversation with pianist,...

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


  • Added: Sep 30, 2021
  • Length: 01:57:59
  • Purchases: 11