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.


461 Pieces

Order by: Newest First | Oldest First
Caption: Rufus Thomas
We'll get in touch with our animal natures with Cab Calloway (The Viper's Drag), Dr. Horse, and Rufus Thomas (The Funky Penguin), take the Funky Bu...

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


  • Added: Dec 16, 2023
  • Length: 01:57:57
  • Purchases: 14
Caption: The Fatback Band
We'll Do the Bus Stop with the Fatback Band, hit the dance floor for the Astrological Soul Train with Bobby Boseman, and Shout Bamalama with Otis R...

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


  • Added: Dec 09, 2023
  • Length: 01:57:59
  • Purchases: 14
Caption: Don Bryant
We'll merge into a transit set with Don Bryant's Expressway to Your Heart, Cross Bronx Expressway, and, finally, a ride on the Double Dutch Bus wit...

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


  • Added: Dec 02, 2023
  • Length: 01:57:59
  • Purchases: 15
Caption: Dorothy Ashby
We'll sling slabs of greasy funk from Dyke & the Blazers, John & Ernest, and The Isley Brothers, hear a doo-wop Frank Zappa cover by The Persuasion...

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


  • Added: Nov 26, 2023
  • Length: 01:57:59
  • Purchases: 12
Caption: Curtis Mayfield
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 KMUN, WOMR, Prairie Public, KMRE-LP Bellingham, Wash., Raven Radio and more


  • Added: Nov 18, 2023
  • Length: 01:57:59
  • Purchases: 13
Caption: John Trudell during the occupation of Alcatraz
We'll celebrate Indigenous Heritage Month with two hours of Indigenous artists! We'll hear from Redbone, Joy Harjo, John Trudell, Don Cherry, and m...

Bought by WOMR, KMRE-LP Bellingham, Wash., Prairie Public, Georgia Public Broadcasting, KZUM and more


  • Added: Nov 11, 2023
  • Length: 01:57:59
  • Purchases: 12
Caption: Herbie Hancock and Joni Mitchell
We'll celebrate Joni Mitchell's 80th birthday with Charles Mingus and Herbie Hancock, play songs for Scorpios by the Kashmere Stage Band, Aaron Die...

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


  • Added: Nov 04, 2023
  • Length: 01:57:59
  • Purchases: 12
Caption: Miles Davis
We'll hear meditative music from Miles Davis, Alice Coltrane, and Curtis Mayfield, spin sweet soul from Sam Cooke and Joan Armatrading, and bring y...

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


  • Added: Oct 28, 2023
  • Length: 01:57:59
  • Purchases: 13
Caption: Screamin' Jay Hawkins
We'll spin spooky tunes from Screamin' Jay Hawkins and Stevie Wonder, Rockwell and Redbone, Toots and the Maytals and The Jimmy Castor Bunch!

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


  • Added: Oct 21, 2023
  • Length: 01:57:59
  • Purchases: 11
Caption: Isaac Hayes
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 Raven Radio, WOMR, KZUM, Georgia Public Broadcasting, Prairie Public and more


  • Added: Oct 14, 2023
  • Length: 01:57:59
  • Purchases: 12
Caption: The Voices of East Harlem
We'll fly high with The Voices of East Harlem, hear a rehearsal take of Miles Davis' "In A Silent Way," and tip our hats to birthday Librans with C...

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


  • Added: Oct 07, 2023
  • Length: 01:57:59
  • Purchases: 12
Caption: Fishbone
We'll hear funky and soulful covers from The Jimmy Castor Bunch, Jimmy McGriff, Billy Paul, and Fishbone, get the spirit with a live performance fr...

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


  • Added: Sep 29, 2023
  • Length: 01:57:43
  • Purchases: 13
Caption: Alice Coltrane
We'll spin a spiritual side from Alice Coltrane, spend some time Hangin' Out with Bobby Hutcherson, and enjoy some Chocolate Milk and Black Sugar.

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


  • Added: Sep 23, 2023
  • Length: 01:57:24
  • Purchases: 14
Caption: The Coasters
We'll shake it all up and see where it lands on this eclectic edition of UpFront Soul, featuring a transcendent Indo-jazz interpretation of Pharoah...

Bought by Raven Radio, KMUN, WOMR, Prairie Public, KSRQ and more


  • Added: Sep 15, 2023
  • Length: 01:57:59
  • Purchases: 15
Caption: The Olympics
We'll do the Hully Gully Twist with King Curtis and The Slop with The Olympics, spin brand new funk direct from Japan from ENDRECHERI, and hear The...

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


  • Added: Sep 08, 2023
  • Length: 01:57:59
  • Purchases: 14
Caption: Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
We'll celebrate the 60th anniversary of the 1963 March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom with music from Mahalia Jackson, the SNCC Freedom Singers...

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


  • Added: Sep 01, 2023
  • Length: 01:57:59
  • Purchases: 13
Caption: Fela Kuti
We’ll swing with Blanche Calloway and her little brother Cab, get soulful with Rasheed Ali, and delve into Afrobeat with Femi Kuti, his dad Fela, a...

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


  • Added: Aug 25, 2023
  • Length: 01:56:38
  • Purchases: 14
Caption: Mel Alston, Jr.
We'll hear sweet soul from Mel Alston, Jr., hear an irresistible beat from Cameroon via Nigeria courtesy of Colonel Faat, and get funky with Johnny...

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


  • Added: Aug 17, 2023
  • Length: 01:57:59
  • Purchases: 17
Caption: Baby Washington
We'll hear funky stuff from The Pazant Brothers, have Breakfast in Bed with Baby Washington, and get Caught Making Love with Roger Hatcher.

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


  • Added: Aug 11, 2023
  • Length: 01:57:59
  • Purchases: 22
Caption: David Ornette Cherry
We'll get steamy with a sultry tune from Leon Bridges, plus sizzling songs from Solomon Burke, Gary US Bonds, and the Ohio Players, and we'll stret...

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


  • Added: Aug 04, 2023
  • Length: 01:57:59
  • Purchases: 13