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.


468 Pieces

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Caption: Bobby Hutcherson
We'll open up with the late, great Bobby Hutcherson, kick back with Jimmy Cliff, and hear a wild and wonderful brass band version of Marvin Gaye's ...

Bought by WOMR, KMRE-LP Bellingham, Wash., KZUM, WOUB, KSRQ and more


  • Added: Aug 25, 2016
  • Length: 01:57:59
  • Purchases: 7
Caption: Herbie Hancock
We'll sample newly released vintage disco from South Africa, dig into a Joni Mitchell tribute from Herbie Hancock, and hear a plaintive, almost unb...

Bought by WOMR, WJAB, KMRE-LP Bellingham, Wash., KZUM, WOUB and more


  • Added: Aug 18, 2016
  • Length: 01:57:59
  • Purchases: 7
Caption: Loretta Long
We'll visit The Streets of Harlem with La Mount Zeno Theater, hear some Happy Talk from Loretta Long (Susan from Sesame Street), and hear a powerfu...

Bought by WJAB, KMRE-LP Bellingham, Wash., KZUM, WOUB, KSRQ and more


  • Added: Aug 11, 2016
  • Length: 01:57:59
  • Purchases: 7
Caption: Chocolate Milk
We'll sample some unusual soul foods: Cookie Crumbs with Ray and his Musical Family, Fish Heads with Slim & the Soulful Saints, and finally, we'll ...

Bought by WJAB, KMRE-LP Bellingham, Wash., KZUM, KPIP-LP, KSRQ and more


  • Added: Aug 04, 2016
  • Length: 01:57:59
  • Purchases: 8
Caption: Don "Sugarcane" Harris
We'll open up with divine disco from the Gospelaires of Dayton, get in touch with the "Love Within" with James Tillman, and hear some crazy fiddle ...

Bought by WJAB, Prairie Public, KZUM, KMRE-LP Bellingham, Wash., WOUB and more


  • Added: Jul 28, 2016
  • Length: 01:58:07
  • Purchases: 8
Caption: Tanika Charles
We'll hear new soul from Tanika Charles and Charles Bradley, ask for "Mercy" with the Cannonball Adderly Quintet, and "Make 'Em Bounce" with Jimmy B.

Bought by WOMR, Prairie Public, KMUD, WOUB, KPIP-LP and more


  • Added: Jul 21, 2016
  • Length: 01:57:59
  • Purchases: 10
Caption: Aaron Myers
This week on UpFront Soul, Aaron Myers tells us "Black Lives Matter," we'll hear the words of Civil Rights icon Ella Baker as interpreted by Sweet ...

Bought by WJAB, KZUM, KMRE-LP Bellingham, Wash., KSRQ, KCMJ Community Radio and more


  • Added: Jul 14, 2016
  • Length: 01:57:59
  • Purchases: 6
Caption: The Mahotella Queens
We'll boogie with Rasputin's Stash, travel to South Africa with the Mahotella Queens, and hear a revolutionary song from Gil Scott-Heron.

  • Added: Jul 11, 2016
  • Length: 01:57:59
Caption: Kim Weston
We'll celebrate independence with Jon Batiste and Jimi Hendrix, and hear Kim Weston's interpretation of "Lift Ev'ry Voice and Sing," also known as ...

Bought by KMXT, WJAB, KMXT, Prairie Public, WJAB and more


  • Added: Jun 30, 2016
  • Length: 01:57:59
  • Purchases: 10
Caption: William Onyeabor
We'll sample devilish funk from Gene Anderson, fumigate funky Broadway with Chris Kenner, and hear some wild Nigerian funk from William Onyeabor.

Bought by KMXT, WJAB, KMRE-LP Bellingham, Wash., KZUM, KSRQ and more


  • Added: Jun 23, 2016
  • Length: 01:57:59
  • Purchases: 8
Caption: Cassandra Wilson
We'll hear a song for fathers & daughters from Gil Scott-Heron, experience some out-of-this-world hip-hop from Copperwire, and the sultry sounds of...

Bought by Prairie Public, KZUM, KMRE-LP Bellingham, Wash., WJAB, KSRQ and more


  • Added: Jun 16, 2016
  • Length: 01:57:59
  • Purchases: 7
Caption: Betty Davis
We'll get wild with Betty Davis, hear from James Junior (fronting Speedometer), and check out a rare Jimi Hendrix tune.

Bought by KMRE-LP Bellingham, Wash., KZUM, Prairie Public, WJAB, KSRQ and more


  • Added: Jun 09, 2016
  • Length: 01:57:59
  • Purchases: 7
Caption: Baby Charles
We'll get down with Baby Charles, slip into darkness with the Dayton Sidewinders, and get funky Latin style with Seguida.

Bought by Prairie Public, KMRE-LP Bellingham, Wash., KZUM, KSRQ, KCMJ Community Radio and more


  • Added: Jun 02, 2016
  • Length: 01:57:59
  • Purchases: 7
Caption: Rasputin's Stash
We'll hear soulful funk from Rasputin's Stash, new music from Laura Mvula, and gospel from Operation Breadbasket Orchestra leader Ben Branch.

Bought by Prairie Public, KMRE-LP Bellingham, Wash., KZUM, KSRQ, WJAB and more


  • Added: May 26, 2016
  • Length: 01:57:59
  • Purchases: 7
Caption: Judy Clay
We'll hear newly rereleased disco gospel from Betty Griffin; a selection from a fantastic jazz funk musical, Black Fairy; and a crazy soul cover of...

Bought by KZUM, KMRE-LP Bellingham, Wash., WJAB, KSRQ, KCMJ Community Radio and more


  • Added: May 19, 2016
  • Length: 01:57:59
  • Purchases: 6
Caption: Omar
We'll hear from Omar, the godfather of UK soul, as well as newly reissued soul from Rasputin's Stash and a set of Latin grooves, kicked off by a ne...

Bought by WJAB, KMRE-LP Bellingham, Wash., KSRQ, KCMJ Community Radio, KZUM and more


  • Added: May 12, 2016
  • Length: 01:57:59
  • Purchases: 6
Caption: George Clinton
We'll get funky with George Clinton and the Split Decision Band, hear indigenous soul from Emma Donovan, and catch a crazy Dylan cover from the Isl...

Bought by KMRE-LP Bellingham, Wash., WJAB, KSRQ, KCMJ Community Radio, KZUM and more


  • Added: May 05, 2016
  • Length: 01:57:59
  • Purchases: 6
Caption: Billy Paul
We'll hear new soul from Rasheed Ali, hear the latest from The Suffers, and pay tribute to the late Billy Paul.

Bought by KMUD, KMRE-LP Bellingham, Wash., KSRQ, WJAB, KMXT and more


  • Added: Apr 28, 2016
  • Length: 01:57:59
  • Purchases: 6
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 KPIP-LP, KZUM, KMRE-LP Bellingham, Wash., KSRQ, KCMJ Community Radio and more


  • Added: Apr 21, 2016
  • Length: 01:57:59
  • Purchases: 7
Caption: The Trammps
We'll set your soul ablaze with The Trammps, take care of business, with Syl Johnson, and travel to Africa with The Lijadu Sisters!

Bought by KMXT, WJAB, KMRE-LP Bellingham, Wash., KZUM, KSRQ and more


  • Added: Apr 14, 2016
  • Length: 01:57:59
  • Purchases: 8