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.


397 Pieces

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Caption: Jon Batiste
We're bringing you a boatload of new funk, soul, and jazz from Jon Batiste, Tanika Charles, David Walters, and more, plus we'll remember Fania foun...

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


  • Added: Feb 26, 2021
  • Length: 01:57:59
  • Purchases: 10
Caption: Aretha Franklin
We'll open up with a rare gem from Lady Soul...Miss Aretha Franklin, hear a super fly set of Curtis Mayfield tunes from Reuben Wilson, Young Holt U...

Bought by KAAD-LP, KMRE-LP Bellingham, Wash., WLPR , WOUB, Georgia Public Broadcasting and more


  • Added: Feb 18, 2021
  • Length: 01:57:59
  • Purchases: 8
Caption: Mavis Staples
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 KSTK, WJAB, KAAD-LP, WLPR , WOUB and more


  • Added: Feb 12, 2021
  • Length: 01:57:59
  • Purchases: 10
Caption: The Soul Rebels, Credit: Susan Dickson-Smith
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 KMXT, KAAD-LP, Lower Cape Communications, KMRE-LP Bellingham, Wash., WOUB and more


  • Added: Feb 04, 2021
  • Length: 01:57:59
  • Purchases: 8
Caption: Khu.eex
We’ll gear up for Carnival with New Orleans musicians The Soul Rebels, The Meters, Professor Longhair, and The Young Olympians, plus we’ll hear new...

Bought by RADIOLEX, KAAD-LP, Georgia Public Broadcasting, KMRE-LP Bellingham, Wash., WLPR and more


  • Added: Jan 29, 2021
  • Length: 01:57:59
  • Purchases: 9
Caption: Nina Simone
It's a new dawn and we're moving on with songs of strength and celebration from Nina Simone, Roberta Flack, John Legend, Beyonce, Earth, Wind and F...

Bought by KUCR 88.3 fm Riverside, Calif., KAAD-LP, WLPR , Georgia Public Broadcasting, WOUB and more


  • Added: Jan 22, 2021
  • Length: 01:57:59
  • Purchases: 8
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, WNMU-FM, KAAD-LP, KHNS, KZUM and more


  • Added: Jan 15, 2021
  • Length: 01:57:59
  • Purchases: 13
Caption: Ray Charles
Georgia is on our mind! We'll leave no crate unmined as we bring you songs from Georgians like Arrested Development, James Brown, and of course, Ra...

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


  • Added: Jan 08, 2021
  • Length: 01:57:59
  • Purchases: 10
Caption: Andreya Triana
We’ll welcome 2021 with New Year tunes by Joseph Washington, Jr., Sun Ra, & The Coolbreezers, hear Ray Charles give 2020 the boot, and celebrate fr...

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


  • Added: Jan 01, 2021
  • Length: 01:58:00
  • Purchases: 9
Caption: Michele Thomas
We'll hear Latin soul from Joe Bataan, Hector Lavoe and Willie Colon, Peruvian funk from Black Sugar, and a super-soulful Stevie Wonder cover from ...

Bought by RADIOLEX, KAAD-LP, WLPR , WOUB, Georgia Public Broadcasting and more


  • Added: Dec 25, 2020
  • Length: 01:57:59
  • Purchases: 8
Caption: Cheech & Chong
I'll be sliding down your chimney with a sack full of soul! We'll celebrate the season with Cheech & Chong, Run DMC, and Miles Davis, hear a trio o...

Bought by WUFT, KMUN, KAAD-LP, WOUB, KMRE-LP Bellingham, Wash. and more


  • Added: Dec 17, 2020
  • Length: 01:57:59
  • Purchases: 11
Caption: Sharon Jones & the Dap Kings
We'll light the menorah with Sharon Jones & the Dap Kings, the Hip Hop Hoodios, and Aaron Myers, plus we'll hear holiday jazz classics from Louis A...

Bought by KMUN, KAAD-LP, WJSU, WOUB, WLPR and more


  • Added: Dec 10, 2020
  • Length: 01:57:59
  • Purchases: 10
Caption: Blanche Calloway
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 KAAD-LP, WLPR , WOUB, Georgia Public Broadcasting, KMRE-LP Bellingham, Wash. and more


  • Added: Dec 04, 2020
  • Length: 01:57:59
  • Purchases: 8
Caption: Brother Jack McDuff
We'll get wild with Betty Davis, hear from James Junior (fronting Speedometer), and check out a rare Jimi Hendrix tune. Plus, Rasheed Ali, Jack McD...

Bought by KMUN, KSFR, RADIOLEX, WOUB, Georgia Public Broadcasting and more


  • Added: Nov 27, 2020
  • Length: 01:57:59
  • Purchases: 9
Caption: Jim Pepper
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 KMUN, KAAD-LP, RADIOLEX, KHNS, WOUB and more


  • Added: Nov 20, 2020
  • Length: 01:57:34
  • Purchases: 11
Caption: The Roots
We'll celebrate freedom with John Legend & The Roots,Abbey Lincoln & Max Roach, and the Staple Singers, hear a set of Philly soul, and serve up a S...

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


  • Added: Nov 13, 2020
  • Length: 01:58:00
  • Purchases: 11
Caption: Ben E. King
We'll sample vintage disco from South Africa, dig into a Joni Mitchell tribute from Herbie Hancock, and hear a plaintive, almost unbearably emotion...

Bought by KMUN, RADIOLEX, KAAD-LP, KHNS, Georgia Public Broadcasting and more


  • Added: Nov 05, 2020
  • Length: 01:57:59
  • Purchases: 11
Caption: Stevie Wonder
We'll hear the long-awaited new single from Stevie Wonder, plus new music from Amerigo Gazaway, uplifting tunes from The Commodores, Curtis Mayfiel...

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


  • Added: Oct 29, 2020
  • Length: 01:57:59
  • Purchases: 10
Caption: Screamin' Jay Hawkins
It's a soulful spooktacular edition of UpFront Soul! We'll scare the funk out of you with creepy classics from Rockwell, Stevie Wonder, Stanley Tur...

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


  • Added: Oct 22, 2020
  • Length: 01:57:59
  • Purchases: 10
Caption: Bette Smith
We'll spin the latest from Bettye LaVette, Jersey Street, and Bette Smith, plus we'll hear love songs from Joan Armatrading, get Funky with the Cha...

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


  • Added: Oct 15, 2020
  • Length: 01:57:59
  • Purchases: 12