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.


457 Pieces

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Caption: Seun Kuti
We'll celebrate those born in Taurus with Cannonball Adderley, spin a set of Afrobeat from Seun Kuti & Egypt 80, The Lijadu Sisters, and Ebo Taylor...

Bought by KMXT


  • Added: Apr 20, 2024
  • Length: 01:57:59
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Gil Scott-Heron
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 KMRE-LP Bellingham, Wash., KAAD-LP, Georgia Public Broadcasting, Prairie Public, KZUM and more


  • Added: Apr 13, 2024
  • Length: 01:57:59
  • Purchases: 11
Caption: Smokey Robinson
We'll spin songs of love, emotion, and devotion from Smokey Robinson, Joan Armatrading, and Pharaoh Sanders, and hear songs of brotherhood from Cur...

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


  • Added: Apr 06, 2024
  • Length: 01:58:00
  • Purchases: 13
Caption: Kool and the Gang
We'll warm up with toasty tracks from Kool & the Gang, James Reese & the Progressions, and The Hesitations, hear sweet love songs from Joan Armatra...

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


  • Added: Mar 31, 2024
  • Length: 01:57:59
  • Purchases: 15
Caption: Nina Simone
We'll hear sweet soul from Smokey Robinson & the Miracles, Sam Cooke, and Al Green, and listen to songs of the spirit from Nina Simone and Aretha F...

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


  • Added: Mar 24, 2024
  • Length: 01:57:59
  • Purchases: 13
Caption: Betty Davis
We'll dive deep into the funk as we go Walkin Up the Road with Betty Davis, Bump with the Webb People, and Get Down with Melvin Sparks. We'll also ...

  • Added: Mar 24, 2024
  • Length: 01:57:04
Caption: Syl Johnson
We'll hear classic soul from Syl Johnson, check out some funky stuff from Senegal and Brazil, and listen to John Coltrane's musical meditation on t...

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


  • Added: Mar 11, 2024
  • Length: 01:57:49
  • Purchases: 14
Caption: Diana Ross
Celebrate Women's History Month with UpFront Soul! We'll hear from Abbey Lincoln, Diana Ross, Aretha Franklin, and Roberta Flack, plus trailblazers...

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


  • Added: Mar 04, 2024
  • Length: 01:57:59
  • Purchases: 15
Caption: Gil Scott-Heron
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 WOMR, KMRE-LP Bellingham, Wash., Georgia Public Broadcasting, Prairie Public, RADIOLEX and more


  • Added: Feb 25, 2024
  • Length: 01:57:59
  • Purchases: 14
Caption: Syl Johnson
We'll set the turntables ablaze in a disco inferno with smoldering numbers from Syl Johnson, Peter Brown, The Village People, and, of course, The T...

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


  • Added: Feb 18, 2024
  • Length: 01:57:59
  • Purchases: 15
Caption: Billy Wooten
We'll hear heavy funk from Chester Randle's Soul Senders and Billy Garner, feast on Memphis Soul Stew with King Curtis by request, and enjoy a heap...

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


  • Added: Jan 26, 2024
  • Length: 01:57:59
  • Purchases: 15
Caption: Les McCann
We'll pay tribute to the late, great Les McCann, spin some tunes from the Crescent City courtesy of The Meters and Chocolate Milk, and celebrate Ge...

Bought by RADIOLEX, KMUN, KMRE-LP Bellingham, Wash., KZUM, Prairie Public and more


  • Added: Jan 20, 2024
  • Length: 01:57:59
  • Purchases: 13
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 KMRE-LP Bellingham, Wash., KAAD-LP, Georgia Public Broadcasting, KZUM, WOUB and more


  • Added: Jan 13, 2024
  • Length: 01:57:59
  • Purchases: 12
Caption: Patrice Rushen
We'll start out with a set of wickedly funky tunes from Peter Brown (Do You Wanna Get Funky With Me?), Gene Anderson (The Devil Made Me Do It) and ...

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


  • Added: Jan 05, 2024
  • Length: 01:57:59
  • Purchases: 14
Caption: The Chambers Brothers
We'll hear music from your favorite films from Deodato and Billy Paul, spend time Standing in the Grits Line with Don Covay, and get Funky with The...

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


  • Added: Dec 28, 2023
  • Length: 01:57:59
  • Purchases: 15
Caption: Bobbi Humphrey
We'll partake of Skunk Juice with The Pazant Brothers and Homemade Jam with Bobbi Humphrey, and invite you to Move Your Hand with Lonnie Smith befo...

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


  • Added: Dec 24, 2023
  • Length: 01:57:59
  • Purchases: 11
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