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.


464 Pieces

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Caption: Gil Scott-Heron
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 Delmarva Public Media, WOMR, RADIOLEX, KZUM, KAAD-LP and more


  • Added: Mar 10, 2023
  • Length: 01:57:59
  • Purchases: 14
Caption: Abbey Lincoln
Celebrate Women's History Month with UpFront Soul! We'll hear from Abbey Lincoln, Diana Ross, Aretha Franklin, and Roberta Flack, plus trailblazers...

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


  • Added: Mar 16, 2023
  • Length: 01:57:59
  • Purchases: 12
Caption: Blackalicious
We'll kick off with a dance party featuring Blackalicious, Donald Byrd, and Us3, spin a long set of African tunes ranging from Fela Kuti to Hugh Ma...

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


  • Added: Mar 24, 2023
  • Length: 01:57:59
  • Purchases: 13
Caption: Eddie Bo
We'll hear tax time tunes from Angie Fisher and Sharon Jones & the Dap-Kings, journey to the Crescent City with Eddie Bo and Professor Longhair, an...

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


  • Added: Mar 31, 2023
  • Length: 01:57:59
  • Purchases: 12
Caption: The Nat Turner Rebellion
We'll have Good Times with Sam Cooke and Gene Chandler, hear great music from Michele Thomas, and hear a set of tunes for gardeners from The Last P...

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


  • Added: Apr 06, 2023
  • Length: 01:58:00
  • Purchases: 13
Caption: Jessica Care Moore
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 KMUN, WOMR, Georgia Public Broadcasting, KZUM, RADIOLEX and more


  • Added: Apr 13, 2023
  • Length: 01:57:59
  • Purchases: 14
Caption: Billy Preston
We'll Talk Trash with Sam Cooke, get down with The Octopus with Billy Preston, and take a trip to the Crescent City with the Rebirth Brass Band, Ch...

Bought by KMUN, WOMR, RADIOLEX, KZUM, Prairie Public and more


  • Added: Apr 20, 2023
  • Length: 01:57:59
  • Purchases: 14
Caption: Ahmad Jamal
We'll tend our garden with Arrested Development, A Tribe Called Quest, and Laura Mvula, remember the late, great Ahmad Jamal, and feature Indigenou...

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


  • Added: May 05, 2023
  • Length: 01:57:10
  • Purchases: 12
Caption: Kaleta
We'll hear a smoking bosq/Kaleta collaboration, send a set of chicken tunes out to my flock of Rhode Island Reds with songs by Rufus Thomas, Herbie...

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


  • Added: Apr 28, 2023
  • Length: 01:57:59
  • Purchases: 7
Caption: Bernard Purdie
We'll spin a set of soulful Cat Stevens covers by PP Arnold, The Holmes Brothers, and LaBelle, experience a Funky Resurgence with Ulysses Crockett,...

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


  • Added: May 11, 2023
  • Length: 01:58:03
  • Purchases: 12
Caption: Billy Paul
We'll hear a very funky Simon & Garfunkel cover from Billy Paul, and Native American rock 'n' soul from Redbone, plus we'll play a set of tunes sou...

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


  • Added: May 19, 2023
  • Length: 01:58:00
  • Purchases: 12
Caption: Tina Turner
We'll remember the amazing Tina Turner, spin tunes for Geminis by Cannonball Adderly and more, and hear reggae from Eek-A-Mouse and King Tubby.

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


  • Added: May 26, 2023
  • Length: 01:57:59
  • Purchases: 12
Caption: Sylvester
We'll throw a Pride parade for your ears with fabulous music from Sylvester, Billie Holiday, Billy Porter, Big Freedia, The Village People, and more!

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


  • Added: Jun 02, 2023
  • Length: 01:57:59
  • Purchases: 12
Caption: Sun Ra
We'll serve A Little Soul Food with Don "Sugarcane" Harris, hear Carl Anderson's impassioned performance as Judas from the movie soundtrack to Jesu...

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


  • Added: Jun 09, 2023
  • Length: 01:57:22
  • Purchases: 13
Caption: Diana Ross
We'll hit the dance floor with Diana Ross, Gloria Gaynor, and Sister Sledge, plus we'll hear from disco great Sylvester and The Weather Girls- his...

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


  • Added: Jun 15, 2023
  • Length: 01:57:53
  • Purchases: 10
Caption: Roberta Flack
We'll spin songs of freedom from The Staple Singers, Richie Havens, Beyonce, and Roberta Flack, plus we'll ride the Boogie Truck with Nat Cross and...

Bought by KMUN, WOMR, KSRQ, Prairie Public, RADIOLEX and more


  • Added: Jun 23, 2023
  • Length: 01:57:54
  • Purchases: 14
Caption: The Cadets
We'll get Stranded in the Jungle with the Cadets, visit Carnival in Panama with Ahmad Jamal, and play The Word Game with Benny Spellman.

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


  • Added: Jun 30, 2023
  • Length: 01:57:49
  • Purchases: 13
Caption: Victor Wooten
We'll hear songs of summer from The Isley Brothers, James Reese & the Progressions, and Victor Wooten, Get Down with Rasputin's Stash, and hear new...

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


  • Added: Jul 07, 2023
  • Length: 01:57:02
  • Purchases: 12
Caption: Betty Harris
We'll Rise Up with The Commodores, Fight the Power with The Isley Brothers, and Keep On Marchin' with Raphael Saadiq, plus we'll travel to New Orle...

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


  • Added: Jul 17, 2023
  • Length: 01:57:58
  • Purchases: 11
Caption: Clyde McPhatter
Everybody's Going to the Love-In with Bob Brady and the Con Chords, so we'll go, too! Then we'll go Sneakin' Sally Through the Alley with Lee Dorse...

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


  • Added: Jul 23, 2023
  • Length: 01:57:59
  • Purchases: 11