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.


456 Pieces

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Caption: Gift of Gab
We'll celebrate Latin soul and jazz with Arturo O' Farrill & the Afro Latin Jazz Orchestra, Joe Bataan, and the TNT Band, plus we'll hear new music...

Bought by KMUN, WYAP, KAAD-LP, KZUM, KMRE-LP Bellingham, Wash. and more


  • Added: Jul 22, 2021
  • Length: 01:57:59
  • Purchases: 12
Caption: The Pazant Brothers
We'll Move On Up with Curtis Mayfield, get down with the Foxy Girls in Oakland with Dyke & the Blazers, and blow Smoke Rings with Sam Cooke.

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


  • Added: Jul 15, 2021
  • Length: 01:57:59
  • Purchases: 9
Caption: Herbie Hancock
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 KZUM, KMUN, KAAD-LP, Georgia Public Broadcasting, WOUB and more


  • Added: Jul 01, 2021
  • Length: 01:57:59
  • Purchases: 9
Caption: Nat Turner Rebellion
We'll celebrate Juneteenth in style this week (we do celebrate Juneteenth every year on UpFront Soul) with music from Roberta Flack, The Nat Turner...

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


  • Added: Jun 24, 2021
  • Length: 01:57:59
  • Purchases: 8
Caption: Billy Porter
We'll celebrate Pride in style with powerful tracks from Billy Porter and Passamahottie, plus we'll hit the dance floor with disco legends Sylveste...

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


  • Added: Jun 19, 2021
  • Length: 01:57:59
  • Purchases: 10
Caption: Beyonce
We'll hear songs of beauty, strength, and power, kicking off with Beyonce, featuring a new track from the Sons of Kemet, plus powerful music from H...

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


  • Added: Jun 11, 2021
  • Length: 01:57:50
  • Purchases: 8
Caption: Sons of Kemet
A flask of funk, a loaf of bread, and thou! We'll get down with The Rubaiyats as they sing of Omar Khyyam, spin new jazz from Sons of Kemet and Ant...

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


  • Added: Jun 03, 2021
  • Length: 01:57:59
  • Purchases: 9
Caption: Rasheed Ali
We'll spin a track from 1968 featuring Rasheed Ali's new album, plus we'll start off an Afro-Latin set with new music from Arturo O'Farrill & the A...

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


  • Added: May 27, 2021
  • Length: 01:57:59
  • Purchases: 8
Caption: Patrice Quinn
We'll hear from incredibly soulful vocalists Patrice Quinn, Dolette McDonald, and Bettye LaVette, stretch out with jazz from Herbie Hancock, Anthon...

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


  • Added: May 21, 2021
  • Length: 01:57:59
  • Purchases: 10
Caption: Jerry Lawson
We'll kick off a set for Geminis from Nat Adderly's Soul Zodiac, hear Nina Simone's take on the Five Stairsteps classic, Ooh Child, check out King ...

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


  • Added: May 14, 2021
  • Length: 01:57:59
  • Purchases: 8
Caption: Anthony Joseph
We'll spin new music from Anthony Joseph, Joan Armatrading, and Arturo O'Farrill & Afro Latin Jazz Orchestra, plus we'll dish up some Mean Greens f...

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


  • Added: May 06, 2021
  • Length: 01:57:59
  • Purchases: 10
Caption: Joy Harjo, U.S. Poet Laureate
We'll spend the first hour of our Poetry Month special in conversation with U.S. Poet Laureate Joy Harjo, featuring tracks from her powerful new al...

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


  • Added: Apr 29, 2021
  • Length: 01:57:58
  • Purchases: 9
Caption: Dolette McDonald
We'll take it to the dance floor with FSQ's blazing version of the Talking Heads' "I Zimbra" featuring Dolette McDonald, hear soulful sounds from T...

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


  • Added: Apr 23, 2021
  • Length: 01:57:59
  • Purchases: 8
Caption: Eddie Harris
We'll get caught in the rain with The Cougars, The Dramatics, and East Coast Love Affair featuring Peter Hunnigale, spin a set of Asian funk & soul...

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


  • Added: Apr 16, 2021
  • Length: 01:57:59
  • Purchases: 8
Caption: LaBelle
We'll hear new music by Anthony Joseph, Jon Batiste, and Joy Harjo, spin a set of soulful Cat Stevens covers by PP Arnold, The Holmes Brothers, and...

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


  • Added: Apr 09, 2021
  • Length: 01:57:59
  • Purchases: 9
Caption: ENDRECHERI
We'll hear soulful tributes to David Bowie, celebrate Tsuyoshi Domoto's birthday with a super set of Japanese funk from ENDRECHERI, and dig deep in...

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


  • Added: Apr 01, 2021
  • Length: 01:57:59
  • Purchases: 10
Caption: Colectiva, Credit: Press Photo © Natalja Safronova
We'll hear new Indigenous Australian soul from Izy & new jazz fusion from Colectiva, a group of all female and nonbinary-identifying musicians, hea...

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


  • Added: Mar 26, 2021
  • Length: 01:57:51
  • Purchases: 10
Caption: Lauryn Hill
We'll celebrate Women's History Month in the first hour with new music from Joy Harjo, plus powerful songs from Mavis Staples, The Pointer Sisters,...

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


  • Added: Mar 18, 2021
  • Length: 01:57:59
  • Purchases: 10
Caption: Roxanne Shante
We'll spin some classic 80s & 90s hip hop, including Roxanne Shante, DJ Jazzy Jeff & the Fresh Prince, MC Hammer, & Public Enemy, feature powerful ...

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


  • Added: Mar 12, 2021
  • Length: 01:58:27
  • Purchases: 10
Caption: Fannie Lou Hamer
We'll hear and celebrate the voices of women: Nina Simone, Roberta Flack, Joan Armatrading, and civil rights heroine Fanny Lou Hamer on this women'...

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


  • Added: Mar 05, 2021
  • Length: 01:57:59
  • Purchases: 11