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.


336 Pieces

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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 KSTK, KMRE-LP Bellingham, Wash., WLPR , WOUB, Georgia Public Broadcasting and more


  • Added: Dec 02, 2021
  • Length: 01:57:59
  • Purchases: 9
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 Lower Cape Communications, KHNS, KAAD-LP, WLPR , KSTK and more


  • Added: Nov 25, 2021
  • Length: 01:57:59
  • Purchases: 10
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 Lower Cape Communications, 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 Lower Cape Communications, KZUM, KHNS, KSTK, KAAD-LP and more


  • Added: Nov 11, 2021
  • Length: 01:57:59
  • Purchases: 10
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, Lower Cape Communications, 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, Lower Cape Communications, 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, Lower Cape Communications, 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, Lower Cape Communications, 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 Lower Cape Communications, 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
Caption: Nina Simone
We'll start out with a set inspired by Questlove's Summer of Soul documentary featuring Nina Simone and Stevie Wonder, pay tribute to the late Melv...

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


  • Added: Sep 24, 2021
  • Length: 01:57:59
  • Purchases: 11
Caption: Earth, Wind and Fire
We'll spin songs for September by Earth, Wind and Fire and Deodato, get funky with Nina Simone and Parliament, and board a Cool Train with Sam Cooke.

Bought by KAAD-LP, KHNS, KZUM, Interlochen Public Radio, KSTK and more


  • Added: Sep 17, 2021
  • Length: 01:57:59
  • Purchases: 11
Caption: Louis Armstrong
We'll celebrate Louis Armstrong with new music by Wonderful World of Louis Armstrong All Stars and a couple by Satchmo himself, hear powerful gospe...

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


  • Added: Sep 09, 2021
  • Length: 01:57:59
  • Purchases: 12
Caption: Lee Scratch Perry
We'll ride the Funky Donkey with Bernard Purdie, hear songs from Porgy and Bess as interpreted by Billie Holiday and Nina Simone, and pay tribute t...

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


  • Added: Sep 02, 2021
  • Length: 01:57:59
  • Purchases: 10
Caption: Lee Dorsey
We'll spin northern soul classics from Lee Dorsey and Little Betty Baker, get out on the dance floor to do the ever perplexing Peanut Duck with Mar...

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


  • Added: Aug 26, 2021
  • Length: 01:58:00
  • Purchases: 10
Caption: Leon Bridges
. We'll hear sultry songs for summer love from The Soul Rebels, Leon Bridges, and Sam Cooke, move on up a little higher with gospel from Mahalia Ja...

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


  • Added: Aug 19, 2021
  • Length: 01:57:59
  • Purchases: 11
Caption: Brandee Younger
We'll get steamy with the latest from Leon Bridges, plus sizzling songs from Solomon Burke, Gary US Bonds, and the Ohio Players, and we'll stretch ...

Bought by KAAD-LP, KMUN, KSTK, Georgia Public Broadcasting, WOUB and more


  • Added: Aug 12, 2021
  • Length: 01:57:59
  • Purchases: 10
Caption: Childish Gambino
We'll celebrate the soulful and sultry with summer tunes from Childish Gambino, The Blackbyrds, Al Green, and DJ Jeff & the Fresh Prince, feature f...

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


  • Added: Aug 05, 2021
  • Length: 01:57:59
  • Purchases: 11
Caption: Peggy Scott & Jo Jo Benson
We'll go Pickin' Wild Mountain Berries with Peggy Scott & Jo Jo Benson and Red Roses with Betty Harris, revel in Glorious Madness with new music fr...

Bought by RADIOLEX, KAAD-LP, KSTK, Lower Cape Communications, WOUB and more


  • Added: Jul 31, 2021
  • Length: 01:57:59
  • Purchases: 9
Caption: Gift of Gab
We'll celebrate Latin soul and jazz with Arturo O' Farrill & the Afro Latin Jazz Orchestra, Joe Bataan, and the TNT Band, plus we'll hear new music...

Bought by KMUN, WYAP, KAAD-LP, KZUM, KMRE-LP Bellingham, Wash. and more


  • Added: Jul 22, 2021
  • Length: 01:57:59
  • Purchases: 12