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. UpFront Soul is a weekly series, with holiday shows and specials available for one-time use.

Upfront Soul is the next incarnation of The Nightfly with Sanguine Fromage. The name has changed, but the sound remains the same.


157 Pieces

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Caption: Joan Armatrading
We start the show with an interview with Joan Armatrading, who is currently on her last major world tour. (Rest assured, she's not retiring!) We'll...

Bought by WJAB, KPIP-LP, KCMJ Community Radio, and KMXT


  • Added: Apr 29, 2015
  • Length: 01:57:59
  • Purchases: 4
Caption: Bessie Banks
We'll hear rare originals- you might have thought they were covers- from Erma Franklin, Bessie Banks, and Nona Hendryx. We'll spin some South Afric...

Bought by KPIP-LP, KCMJ Community Radio, KMXT, and WJAB


  • Added: May 07, 2015
  • Length: 01:57:59
  • Purchases: 4
Caption: Meklit
We'll open up with Daptone rising stars Saun & Starr, hear the jazzy, soulful sounds of Meklit, and dig OG (that's organic gardener) DJ Cavem Moeta...

Bought by KPIP-LP, WJAB, KCMJ Community Radio, and KMXT


  • Added: May 14, 2015
  • Length: 01:57:59
  • Purchases: 4
Caption: Michele Thomas
We'll open with Michele Thomas' sensational jazz tribute to Stevie Wonder, hear some vintage rebel music from South Africa, and kick back with some...

Bought by KMXT, KPIP-LP, WJAB, KCMJ Community Radio, and KMXT


  • Added: May 28, 2015
  • Length: 01:57:59
  • Purchases: 5
Caption: Cannonball Adderly
We'll send out a salute to Geminis everywhere with astrological tunes from Cannonball Adderly, Hilton Ruiz, and the Dirty Dozen Brass Band, plus we...

Bought by KPIP-LP, WJAB, KCMJ Community Radio, and KMXT


  • Added: Jun 04, 2015
  • Length: 01:57:59
  • Purchases: 4
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 KPIP-LP, WJAB, KCMJ Community Radio, and KMXT


  • Added: Jun 11, 2015
  • Length: 01:57:59
  • Purchases: 4
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 KMXT, KPIP-LP, KCMJ Community Radio, WJAB, and KMXT


  • Added: Jun 18, 2015
  • Length: 01:57:59
  • Purchases: 5
Caption: Gil Scott-Heron
We'll hear notable covers from Gil Scott-Heron, Roland Kirk, and The John Wagner Coalition, plus funny business from Joe Tex and roof-raising, rauc...

Bought by KPIP-LP, KCMJ Community Radio, WJAB, and KMXT


  • Added: Jun 25, 2015
  • Length: 01:57:59
  • Purchases: 4
Caption: Curtis Mayfield
We'll hear a demo from Curtis Mayfield, a very soulful Simon & Garfunkel cover from Billy Paul, and Native American rock 'n' soul from Redbone, plu...

Bought by KCMJ Community Radio, KPIP-LP, WJAB, and KMXT


  • Added: Jul 02, 2015
  • Length: 01:58:00
  • Purchases: 4
Caption: Leon Bridges
We'll hear new soul from Leon Bridges and Saun & Starr, vintage gospel from Mahalia Jackson and Pastor T.L. Barrett and the Youth for Christ Choir,...

Bought by KPIP-LP, KCMJ Community Radio, and KMXT


  • Added: Jul 16, 2015
  • Length: 01:57:59
  • Purchases: 3
Caption: Don Covay
This week, we'll hear Latin soul from Joe Bataan, travel to Ghana with the Bokoor Band and Nigeria with Femi Kuti, and sample some old-school funky...

Bought by KPIP-LP, KCMJ Community Radio, and KMXT


  • Added: Jul 23, 2015
  • Length: 01:57:59
  • Purchases: 3
Caption: Mulatu Astatke
We'll hear new soul from Jerry Lawson, Leon Bridges, & Saun & Starr, jazz from Michele Thomas, Ahmad Jamal, and Mulatu Astatke, gospel from Alberti...

Bought by WJAB, KCMJ Community Radio, KHNS, KPIP-LP, and KMXT


  • Added: Jul 30, 2015
  • Length: 01:57:59
  • Purchases: 5
Caption: Hank Ballard
We'll hear rollicking R&B from Hank Ballard & the Midnighters and Lloyd Price, hear a couple of riffs on The Coasters' "Charlie Brown" from Joe Tex...

Bought by KCMJ Community Radio, KPIP-LP, WJAB, and KMXT


  • Added: Aug 06, 2015
  • Length: 01:57:59
  • Purchases: 4
Caption: Sugar Pie DeSanto
We'll hear a cut from Cassandra Wilson's new Billie Holiday tribute, check out some soul from Sugar Pie DeSanto, Sharon Jones, and Maxine Brown, an...

Bought by WJAB, KCMJ Community Radio, KMXT, and KPIP-LP


  • Added: Aug 13, 2015
  • Length: 01:57:59
  • Purchases: 4
Caption: Willie Colon
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 WJAB, KCMJ Community Radio, KPIP-LP, and KMXT


  • Added: Aug 20, 2015
  • Length: 01:57:59
  • Purchases: 4
Caption: Clyde McPhatter
We'll celebrate love with Clyde McPhatter asking "A Lover's Question," with RAM as they tell us "Love Is the Answer," and we'll get down with Bob B...

Bought by KCMJ Community Radio, KPIP-LP, WJAB, and KMXT


  • Added: Aug 25, 2015
  • Length: 01:57:59
  • Purchases: 4
Caption: Bernard Purdie
We'll hear soul drums from Bernard "Pretty" Purdie, poetry set to music from Nikki Giovanni, and new soul from Tess Henley, Leon Bridges, and Saun ...

Bought by WJAB, KPIP-LP, KCMJ Community Radio, and KMXT


  • Added: Sep 03, 2015
  • Length: 01:57:59
  • Purchases: 4
Caption: Saun & Starr
We'll kick off with new soul from Saun & Starr, travel to Sierra Leone with Geraldo Pino and the Sierra Leone Refugee All-Stars, and hear from acto...

Bought by KZUM, KPIP-LP, KCMJ Community Radio, WJAB, and KMXT


  • Added: Sep 10, 2015
  • Length: 01:57:59
  • Purchases: 5
Caption: Jackie Opel
We'll travel to Jamaica with Jackie Opel, South Africa with Miriam Makeba, and Nigeria with Fred Fisher Atalobhor, plus we'll serve up plenty of st...

Bought by WJAB, KPIP-LP, KCMJ Community Radio, and KMXT


  • Added: Sep 17, 2015
  • Length: 01:57:59
  • Purchases: 4
Caption: Somi
We'll hear the jazzy sounds of Somi, spin one from New Orleans favorite Ernie K-Doe, and get down with Nigerian saxophone legends Fela Kuti and Orl...

Bought by WJAB, KSRQ, KCMJ Community Radio, KPIP-LP, and KMXT


  • Added: Sep 24, 2015
  • Length: 01:57:59
  • Purchases: 5