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.


359 Pieces

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Caption: Sam Cooke
We'll have Good Times with Sam Cooke and Gene Chandler, hear new music from Michele Thomas, and hear a set of tunes for gardeners from The Last Poe...

Bought by RADIOLEX, KZUM, and KMXT


  • Added: May 13, 2022
  • Length: 01:58:00
  • Purchases: 3
Caption: Esther Phillips
We'll get the Black Eyed Blues with Esther Phillips and hear some crazy South African proto-rap from Benjamin Ball, plus Francophone soul from Litt...

Bought by Lower Cape Communications, KCHW, KSTK, WOUB, Georgia Public Broadcasting and more


  • Added: May 05, 2022
  • Length: 01:57:59
  • Purchases: 12
Caption: Willie Bobo
We'll sample devilish funk from Gene Anderson, fumigate funky Broadway with Chris Kenner, swim like a Pisces with Willie Bobo, and hear some wild N...

Bought by Lower Cape Communications, KSRQ, KAAD-LP, WLPR , KCHW and more


  • Added: Apr 29, 2022
  • Length: 01:57:59
  • Purchases: 13
Caption: Raphael Saadiq
We'll get on down with Breakwater, check out some funky Latin sounds with Seguida & Flash & the Dynamics, and Keep Marchin' with Raphael Saadiq.

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


  • Added: Apr 22, 2022
  • Length: 01:57:59
  • Purchases: 12
Caption: Isaac Hayes
We'll open up with a powerful track from Rasheed Ali, take a deep dive into Afrobeat with Kaleta & Super Yamba Band and Fela Kuti, plus we'll Move ...

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


  • Added: Apr 15, 2022
  • Length: 01:57:59
  • Purchases: 11
Caption: Gil Scott-Heron
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 Lower Cape Communications, KAAD-LP, RADIOLEX, KCHW, KSTK and more


  • Added: Apr 07, 2022
  • Length: 01:57:59
  • Purchases: 12
Caption: Brandee Younger and Dezron Douglas
We'll celebrate the warming days of spring with sultry tunes from Kool & the Gang, James Reese & the Progressions, and The Hesitations, sweet love ...

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


  • Added: Mar 31, 2022
  • Length: 01:58:00
  • Purchases: 11
Caption: Michele Thomas
We'll hear great new music from Michele Thomas, celebrate milestones with Arrested Development and George Benson, feature new tunes from Sugaray Ra...

Bought by Lower Cape Communications, KSRQ, RADIOLEX, KAAD-LP, KHNS and more


  • Added: Mar 24, 2022
  • Length: 01:58:00
  • Purchases: 13
Caption: Emilio Delgado
We'll get out our Yo-Yos with Don Covay, our Te Ta Te Ta Tas with Ernie K-Doe, and our Doodle De Doos with Solomon Burke, hear new music from Ubuny...

Bought by Lower Cape Communications, RADIOLEX, KSTK, KMRE-LP Bellingham, Wash., WOUB and more


  • Added: Mar 17, 2022
  • Length: 01:58:00
  • Purchases: 10
Caption: Betty Davis
We continue to celebrate Women's History Month with Betty Davis, Beyonce, Ana Tijoux, and Sharon Jones, plus new music from Tanika Charles. We'll c...

Bought by RADIOLEX, Lower Cape Communications, WJSU, KCHW, KHNS and more


  • Added: Mar 10, 2022
  • Length: 01:58:00
  • Purchases: 12
Caption: George Benson
We'll hear a funky take on Beethoven by Joe Thomas, dig into some Clabber Biscuits with George Benson, and we'll hear both a Curtis Mayfield cover ...

Bought by Lower Cape Communications, RADIOLEX, KCHW, KHNS, KSTK and more


  • Added: Mar 03, 2022
  • Length: 01:57:59
  • Purchases: 11
Caption: Mavis Staples
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 WKMS, High Plains Public Radio, Lower Cape Communications, KCHW, KSTK and more


  • Added: Feb 24, 2022
  • Length: 01:57:59
  • Purchases: 13
Caption: Al "Carnival Time" Johnson
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 Lower Cape Communications, RADIOLEX, KCHW, KHNS, KSTK and more


  • Added: Feb 17, 2022
  • Length: 01:57:59
  • Purchases: 12
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 Lower Cape Communications, RADIOLEX, WJZP Portland Jazz and RnB , KCHW, WOUB and more


  • Added: Feb 10, 2022
  • Length: 01:57:59
  • Purchases: 10
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 Lower Cape Communications, 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 KMUN, Lower Cape Communications, KZUM, KCHW, KAAD-LP and more


  • Added: Jan 31, 2022
  • Length: 01:57:59
  • Purchases: 10
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, Lower Cape Communications, 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, Lower Cape Communications, 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, Lower Cape Communications, 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, Lower Cape Communications, RADIOLEX, KAAD-LP, KHNS and more


  • Added: Dec 30, 2021
  • Length: 01:58:00
  • Purchases: 13