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.


467 Pieces

Order by: Newest First | Oldest First
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, WOMR 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
Caption: Joy Harjo, U.S. Poet Laureate
We'll spend the first hour of our Poetry Month special in conversation with U.S. Poet Laureate Joy Harjo, featuring tracks from her powerful new al...

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


  • Added: Apr 29, 2021
  • Length: 01:57:58
  • Purchases: 9
Caption: Dolette McDonald
We'll take it to the dance floor with FSQ's blazing version of the Talking Heads' "I Zimbra" featuring Dolette McDonald, hear soulful sounds from T...

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


  • Added: Apr 23, 2021
  • Length: 01:57:59
  • Purchases: 8
Caption: Eddie Harris
We'll get caught in the rain with The Cougars, The Dramatics, and East Coast Love Affair featuring Peter Hunnigale, spin a set of Asian funk & soul...

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


  • Added: Apr 16, 2021
  • Length: 01:57:59
  • Purchases: 8
Caption: LaBelle
We'll hear new music by Anthony Joseph, Jon Batiste, and Joy Harjo, spin a set of soulful Cat Stevens covers by PP Arnold, The Holmes Brothers, and...

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


  • Added: Apr 09, 2021
  • Length: 01:57:59
  • Purchases: 9
Caption: ENDRECHERI
We'll hear soulful tributes to David Bowie, celebrate Tsuyoshi Domoto's birthday with a super set of Japanese funk from ENDRECHERI, and dig deep in...

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


  • Added: Apr 01, 2021
  • Length: 01:57:59
  • Purchases: 10
Caption: Colectiva, Credit: Press Photo © Natalja Safronova
We'll hear new Indigenous Australian soul from Izy & new jazz fusion from Colectiva, a group of all female and nonbinary-identifying musicians, hea...

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


  • Added: Mar 26, 2021
  • Length: 01:57:51
  • Purchases: 10
Caption: Lauryn Hill
We'll celebrate Women's History Month in the first hour with new music from Joy Harjo, plus powerful songs from Mavis Staples, The Pointer Sisters,...

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


  • Added: Mar 18, 2021
  • Length: 01:57:59
  • Purchases: 10
Caption: Roxanne Shante
We'll spin some classic 80s & 90s hip hop, including Roxanne Shante, DJ Jazzy Jeff & the Fresh Prince, MC Hammer, & Public Enemy, feature powerful ...

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


  • Added: Mar 12, 2021
  • Length: 01:58:27
  • Purchases: 10
Caption: Fannie Lou Hamer
We'll hear and celebrate the voices of women: Nina Simone, Roberta Flack, Joan Armatrading, and civil rights heroine Fanny Lou Hamer on this women'...

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


  • Added: Mar 05, 2021
  • Length: 01:57:59
  • Purchases: 11
Caption: Jon Batiste
We're bringing you a boatload of new funk, soul, and jazz from Jon Batiste, Tanika Charles, David Walters, and more, plus we'll remember Fania foun...

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


  • Added: Feb 26, 2021
  • Length: 01:57:59
  • Purchases: 10
Caption: Aretha Franklin
We'll open up with a rare gem from Lady Soul...Miss Aretha Franklin, hear a super fly set of Curtis Mayfield tunes from Reuben Wilson, Young Holt U...

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


  • Added: Feb 18, 2021
  • Length: 01:57:59
  • Purchases: 8
Caption: Mavis Staples
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, WJAB, KAAD-LP, WLPR , WOUB and more


  • Added: Feb 12, 2021
  • Length: 01:57:59
  • Purchases: 10
Caption: The Soul Rebels, Credit: Susan Dickson-Smith
It's Carnival time! We'll take you to the Crescent City with hot brass from the Soul Rebels, Rebirth Brass Band, the Sixth Ward All-Stars, and Los ...

Bought by KMXT, KAAD-LP, WOMR, KMRE-LP Bellingham, Wash., WOUB and more


  • Added: Feb 04, 2021
  • Length: 01:57:59
  • Purchases: 8
Caption: Khu.eex
We’ll gear up for Carnival with New Orleans musicians The Soul Rebels, The Meters, Professor Longhair, and The Young Olympians, plus we’ll hear new...

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


  • Added: Jan 29, 2021
  • Length: 01:57:59
  • Purchases: 9
Caption: Nina Simone
It's a new dawn and we're moving on with songs of strength and celebration from Nina Simone, Roberta Flack, John Legend, Beyonce, Earth, Wind and F...

Bought by KUCR 88.3 fm Riverside, Calif., KAAD-LP, WLPR , Georgia Public Broadcasting, WOUB and more


  • Added: Jan 22, 2021
  • Length: 01:57:59
  • Purchases: 8
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, WNMU-FM, KAAD-LP, KHNS, KZUM and more


  • Added: Jan 15, 2021
  • Length: 01:57:59
  • Purchases: 13
Caption: Ray Charles
Georgia is on our mind! We'll leave no crate unmined as we bring you songs from Georgians like Arrested Development, James Brown, and of course, Ra...

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


  • Added: Jan 08, 2021
  • Length: 01:57:59
  • Purchases: 10
Caption: Andreya Triana
We’ll welcome 2021 with New Year tunes by Joseph Washington, Jr., Sun Ra, & The Coolbreezers, hear Ray Charles give 2020 the boot, and celebrate fr...

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


  • Added: Jan 01, 2021
  • Length: 01:58:00
  • Purchases: 9