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: Toots and the Maytals
We’ll celebrate Groundhog Day (halfway from winter to spring!) with tunes from the band Groundhog, Joe “Groundhog” Richardson, and The Party Brothe...

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


  • Added: Jan 31, 2020
  • Length: 01:57:59
  • Purchases: 6
Caption: Joan Armatrading
We'll open up with a set celebrating Joan Armatrading's recent UK Americana Lifetime Achievement Award, cut a dovetail joint with the Four Tops, an...

Bought by KZUM, KAAD-LP, KHNS, WOUB, Royalton Community Radio and more


  • Added: Feb 06, 2020
  • Length: 01:57:59
  • Purchases: 8
Caption: The Hustlers Brass Band
It's Carnival Time! UpFront Soul brings you to the Crescent City and lets you catch some beads as we celebrate with Carnival favorites from Profess...

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


  • Added: Feb 13, 2020
  • Length: 01:57:59
  • Purchases: 8
Caption: Kathleen Cleaver
We'll celebrate Black History Month with powerful music from Mavis Staples, The Freedom Singers, and Mahalia Jackson, and we'll hear the voices of ...

Bought by KSTK, KMRE-LP Bellingham, Wash., WOMR, WOUB, Royalton Community Radio and more


  • Added: Feb 20, 2020
  • Length: 01:57:59
  • Purchases: 8
Caption: Sister Rosetta Tharpe
We'll hear the strong voices of women for Women's History Month, kicking off with Nona Hendryx and rolling on with Aretha Franklin, Mavis Staples, ...

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


  • Added: Feb 28, 2020
  • Length: 01:57:59
  • Purchases: 8
Caption: Angie Fisher
We'll get funky with Bubba Suggs, take a ride with Cross Bronx Expressway, and tap into our Hot Pants Power with Syl Johnson.

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


  • Added: Mar 05, 2020
  • Length: 01:57:59
  • Purchases: 8
Caption: The Soul Rebels, Credit: Susan Dickson-Smith
We’ll kick off with blazing brass and hip-hop from The Soul Rebels, hear a cut from the latest 1968 featuring Rasheed Ali release, 1968: LSD (Love,...

Bought by KAAD-LP, WOUB, WLPR , WOMR, Royalton Community Radio and more


  • Added: Mar 13, 2020
  • Length: 01:58:30
  • Purchases: 7
Caption: Rasheed Ali
We’ll kick off with a track from Rasheed Ali’s latest and greatest- 1968: LSD (Love, Soul & Devotion), start a movement with James Junior and Speed...

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


  • Added: Mar 19, 2020
  • Length: 01:57:59
  • Purchases: 5
Caption: Ben Williams
We’ll bring you music to shelter in place with style and grace! We’ll March On with Ben Williams, count our blessings with The Soul Rebels, and sen...

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


  • Added: Mar 26, 2020
  • Length: 01:57:59
  • Purchases: 10
Caption: Bobi Wine
We’ll bring you encouraging songs by Chuck Bridges and The Stovall Sisters, pay tribute to Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. on this week after the 52nd ...

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


  • Added: Apr 02, 2020
  • Length: 01:58:00
  • Purchases: 10
Caption: Imani Coppola
We’ll lift you up with inspiring new songs from Imani Copolla and Mavis Staples, plus new soul from Kenya Hall, Ghanaian reggae from Y-Bayani & Bab...

Bought by WOUB, WLPR , KMUN, WOMR, Royalton Community Radio and more


  • Added: Apr 09, 2020
  • Length: 01:57:59
  • Purchases: 8
Caption: Nikki Giovanni
We'll hear poets- many from the Harlem Renaissance and Black Arts Movements- reading their work, along with poetry set to music, and hip-hop. We'll...

Bought by KMRE-LP Bellingham, Wash., KMUN, KHNS, WOUB, Northern Community Radio - KAXE & KBXE, Minnesota and more


  • Added: Apr 16, 2020
  • Length: 01:57:59
  • Purchases: 9
Caption: Kenya Hall
We'll start out with funky soul from Kenya Hall, hear a love song for sheltering in place from Leon Bridges, get the Ration Blues with Louis Jordan...

Bought by KMUN, KHNS, KAAD-LP, WOUB, Northern Community Radio - KAXE & KBXE, Minnesota and more


  • Added: Apr 23, 2020
  • Length: 01:57:59
  • Purchases: 10
Caption: Bettye LaVette
We'll hear Winston Turner of Brassaholics and Julian Gosin of The Soul Rebels remix that timeless ode to social distancing, Don't Stand So Close to...

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


  • Added: May 01, 2020
  • Length: 01:57:59
  • Purchases: 9
Caption: Kaleta
We'll hear the latest bosq/Kaleta collaboration, send a set of chicken tunes out to my new flock of Rhode Island Reds with songs by Rufus Thomas, H...

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


  • Added: May 07, 2020
  • Length: 01:57:59
  • Purchases: 9
Caption: Little Richard
We'll Move on Up with Curtis Mayfield, Keep On Pushing with the Impressions, and get back to the garden with Walter Jenkins, Laura Mvula, and DJ Ca...

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


  • Added: May 15, 2020
  • Length: 01:57:59
  • Purchases: 9
Caption: The Gap Band
It's a funkdown! We'll ride the Double Dutch Bus with Frankie Smith, Drop a Bomb with the Gap Band, and Give Up the Funk with Parliament.

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


  • Added: May 22, 2020
  • Length: 01:57:59
  • Purchases: 11
Caption: Nat Adderley
We'll hear Nina Simone's take on the Five Stairsteps classic, Ooh Child, check out King Curtis' cover of The Weight by the Band, and spin Jerry Law...

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


  • Added: May 28, 2020
  • Length: 01:57:59
  • Purchases: 8
Caption: Corona Cypher presented by Julian Gosin featuring ERION Williams, Paul Robertson, Winston Turner and Manuel Perkins Jr.
This week's episode of UpFront Soul is dedicated to the memory of George Floyd, with songs of struggle and hope from Rasheed Ali, Sam Cooke, Marvin...

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


  • Added: Jun 05, 2020
  • Length: 01:57:59
  • Purchases: 10
Caption: The Staple Singers
We bring you movement songs from Mavis Staples, The Staple Singers, and the Freedom Singers, revolutionary poetry by Gil Scott-Heron and The Last P...

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


  • Added: Jun 12, 2020
  • Length: 01:57:59
  • Purchases: 9