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: Peggy Scott & Jo Jo Benson
We'll celebrate love with sweet songs from Peggy Scott & Jo Jo Benson & Don "Sugarcane" Harris, plus send out some Curtis Mayfield to my soulful sp...

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


  • Added: Oct 15, 2020
  • Length: 01:57:59
  • Purchases: 6
Caption: Richie Havens
We'll swim with the dolphins with Richie Havens, travel to Ghana with Blay Ambolley, dive deep into soul with Gary U.S. Bonds, and get religion wit...

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


  • Added: Oct 01, 2020
  • Length: 01:57:59
  • Purchases: 10
Caption: The Isley Brothers
We'll hear a Gil Scott-Heron cover from Penny Goodwyn, serve up some Cold Bologna with the Isley Brothers, and hear Nikki Giovanni's poem for Areth...

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


  • Added: Sep 24, 2020
  • Length: 01:57:59
  • Purchases: 11
Caption: Geo Neptune
We'll spin "Passamahottie," Geo Neptune's sizzling new single, celebrate the autumnal equinox with Earth, Wind and Fire, and pay tribute to the gre...

Bought by KAAD-LP, Georgia Public Broadcasting, Royalton Community Radio, WOUB, WLPR and more


  • Added: Sep 18, 2020
  • Length: 01:57:59
  • Purchases: 10
Caption: Yusef Lateef
We'll go back to school with Stevie Wonder, Yusef Lateef, and Chuck Berry, squeeze the last drops of summer sun with Ernest Ernie & the Sincerities...

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


  • Added: Sep 10, 2020
  • Length: 01:57:59
  • Purchases: 9
Caption: Breakwater
We'll get on down with Breakwater, check out some funky Latin sounds, and Keep Marchin' with Raphael Saadiq.

Bought by KMRE-LP Bellingham, Wash., WLPR , KMXT, WOUB, Royalton Community Radio and more


  • Added: Sep 06, 2020
  • Length: 01:57:59
  • Purchases: 6
Caption: The Testimonial Singers
We'll serve up a disco sandwich with L.J. Waiters and the Testimonial Singers, ride the Funky Donkey and the Boogie Truck, and throw an African Par...

Bought by KAAD-LP, WLPR , WOUB, KZUM, Lower Cape Communications and more


  • Added: Aug 27, 2020
  • Length: 01:57:59
  • Purchases: 8
Caption: DJ Jazzy Jeff & The Fresh Prince
We'll feel the heat with summer songs from Sam Cooke, Kool & the Gang, and DJ Jazzy Jeff & The Fresh Prince, hear songs about relationships from Jo...

Bought by KMRE-LP Bellingham, Wash., KAAD-LP, WLPR , WOUB, Lower Cape Communications and more


  • Added: Aug 21, 2020
  • Length: 01:57:59
  • Purchases: 7
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 KMRE-LP Bellingham, Wash., KHNS, KAAD-LP, KZUM, WLPR and more


  • Added: Aug 13, 2020
  • Length: 01:57:59
  • Purchases: 9
Caption: Odario
We'll feel summer's heat with new music from Odario, plus more summer songs from Joan Armatrading, Childish Gambino, The Blackbyrds, and Louis Arms...

Bought by WYAP, KAAD-LP, WOUB, WLPR , Royalton Community Radio and more


  • Added: Aug 06, 2020
  • Length: 01:57:59
  • Purchases: 8
Caption: Blue Mitchell
We dedicate this edition of UpFront Soul to the memory of Rep. John Lewis. We'll hear Bloody Sunday by The Cole Boyz, March on Selma by Blue Mitche...

Bought by KAAD-LP, KZUM, WLPR , WOUB, Lower Cape Communications and more


  • Added: Jul 31, 2020
  • Length: 01:57:59
  • Purchases: 8
Caption: Kaleta
We’ll hear new music by Kaleta & Super Yamba Band and Amerigo Gazaway, send out a set to the water protectors with music by Prolific the Rapper, AK...

Bought by KAAD-LP, KZUM, WOUB, WLPR , Royalton Community Radio and more


  • Added: Jul 24, 2020
  • Length: 01:57:59
  • Purchases: 8
Caption: The Commodores
We'll Rise Up with the Commodores, hear soul from Edith Peters, and travel to Africa for great music from Idris Ackamoor & the Pyramids and Mor Thiam.

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


  • Added: Jul 10, 2020
  • Length: 01:58:00
  • Purchases: 10
Caption: Sarah Vaughan
Sarah Vaughan will bring us her version of the Stephen Sondheim anthem “Send in the Clowns,” a theme song appropriate to the circus that is 2020, p...

Bought by KMUN, KMRE-LP Bellingham, Wash., KAAD-LP, WOUB, Royalton Community Radio and more


  • Added: Jul 02, 2020
  • Length: 01:57:59
  • Purchases: 7
Caption: Beyonce
We'll hear songs of beauty, strength, and power, kicking off with the latest from Beyonce, plus new music from H.E.R., Leon Bridges, Alicia Keys, a...

Bought by WOUB, WLPR , Lower Cape Communications, Royalton Community Radio, KMRE-LP Bellingham, Wash. and more


  • Added: Jun 25, 2020
  • Length: 01:57:59
  • Purchases: 8
Caption: Passamahottie
We'll celebrate Pride in style with new music from Passamahottie, plus we'll hit the dance floor with disco legends Sylvester and the Village Peopl...

Bought by KRVS, KMUN, KMRE-LP Bellingham, Wash., KHNS, KAAD-LP and more


  • Added: Jun 19, 2020
  • Length: 01:57:59
  • Purchases: 10
Caption: The Staple Singers
We bring you movement songs from Mavis Staples, The Staple Singers, and the Freedom Singers, revolutionary poetry by Gil Scott-Heron and The Last P...

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


  • Added: Jun 12, 2020
  • Length: 01:57:59
  • Purchases: 9
Caption: Corona Cypher presented by Julian Gosin featuring ERION Williams, Paul Robertson, Winston Turner and Manuel Perkins Jr.
This week's episode of UpFront Soul is dedicated to the memory of George Floyd, with songs of struggle and hope from Rasheed Ali, Sam Cooke, Marvin...

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


  • Added: Jun 05, 2020
  • Length: 01:57:59
  • Purchases: 10
Caption: Nat Adderley
We'll hear Nina Simone's take on the Five Stairsteps classic, Ooh Child, check out King Curtis' cover of The Weight by the Band, and spin Jerry Law...

Bought by KMRE-LP Bellingham, Wash., KAAD-LP, WLPR , WOUB, Lower Cape Communications and more


  • Added: May 28, 2020
  • Length: 01:57:59
  • Purchases: 8
Caption: The Gap Band
It's a funkdown! We'll ride the Double Dutch Bus with Frankie Smith, Drop a Bomb with the Gap Band, and Give Up the Funk with Parliament.

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


  • Added: May 22, 2020
  • Length: 01:57:59
  • Purchases: 11