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.


267 Pieces

Order by: Newest First | Oldest First
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 Lower Cape Communications, Royalton Community Radio, KMRE-LP, and KMXT


  • Added: Jul 31, 2020
  • Length: 01:57:59
  • Purchases: 4
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 KAAD-LP, KHNS, KZUM, WOUB, WLPR and more


  • Added: Jul 10, 2020
  • Length: 01:58:00
  • Purchases: 9
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 KMRE-LP, KAAD-LP, WOUB, Royalton Community Radio, Lower Cape Communications and more


  • Added: Jul 02, 2020
  • Length: 01:57:59
  • Purchases: 6
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 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 KMUN, KMRE-LP, KHNS, KAAD-LP, WLPR and more


  • Added: Jun 19, 2020
  • Length: 01:57:59
  • Purchases: 9
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, 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, 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, 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 KAAD-LP, KHNS, WLPR, KZUM, WOUB and more


  • Added: May 22, 2020
  • Length: 01:57:59
  • Purchases: 10
Caption: Little Richard
We'll Move on Up with Curtis Mayfield, Keep On Pushing with the Impressions, and get back to the garden with Walter Jenkins, Laura Mvula, and DJ Ca...

Bought by KMRE-LP, KAAD-LP, KHNS, WLPR, WOUB and more


  • Added: May 15, 2020
  • Length: 01:57:59
  • Purchases: 9
Caption: Kaleta
We'll hear the latest bosq/Kaleta collaboration, send a set of chicken tunes out to my new flock of Rhode Island Reds with songs by Rufus Thomas, H...

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


  • Added: May 07, 2020
  • Length: 01:57:59
  • Purchases: 9
Caption: Bettye LaVette
We'll hear Winston Turner of Brassaholics and Julian Gosin of The Soul Rebels remix that timeless ode to social distancing, Don't Stand So Close to...

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


  • Added: May 01, 2020
  • Length: 01:57:59
  • Purchases: 9
Caption: Kenya Hall
We'll start out with funky soul from Kenya Hall, hear a love song for sheltering in place from Leon Bridges, get the Ration Blues with Louis Jordan...

Bought by KHNS, KAAD-LP, WOUB, Northern Community Radio - KAXE & KBXE, WLPR and more


  • Added: Apr 23, 2020
  • Length: 01:57:59
  • Purchases: 9
Caption: Nikki Giovanni
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, KMUN, KHNS, WOUB, Northern Community Radio - KAXE & KBXE and more


  • Added: Apr 16, 2020
  • Length: 01:57:59
  • Purchases: 9
Caption: Imani Coppola
We’ll lift you up with inspiring new songs from Imani Copolla and Mavis Staples, plus new soul from Kenya Hall, Ghanaian reggae from Y-Bayani & Bab...

Bought by WOUB, WLPR, KMUN, Lower Cape Communications, Royalton Community Radio and more


  • Added: Apr 09, 2020
  • Length: 01:57:59
  • Purchases: 8
Caption: Bobi Wine
We’ll bring you encouraging songs by Chuck Bridges and The Stovall Sisters, pay tribute to Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. on this week after the 52nd ...

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


  • Added: Apr 02, 2020
  • Length: 01:58:00
  • Purchases: 10
Caption: Ben Williams
We’ll bring you music to shelter in place with style and grace! We’ll March On with Ben Williams, count our blessings with The Soul Rebels, and sen...

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


  • Added: Mar 26, 2020
  • Length: 01:57:59
  • Purchases: 10
Caption: Rasheed Ali
We’ll kick off with a track from Rasheed Ali’s latest and greatest- 1968: LSD (Love, Soul & Devotion), start a movement with James Junior and Speed...

Bought by WOUB, WLPR, Lower Cape Communications, KMXT, and KMRE-LP


  • Added: Mar 19, 2020
  • Length: 01:57:59
  • Purchases: 5
Caption: The Soul Rebels, Credit: Susan Dickson-Smith
We’ll kick off with blazing brass and hip-hop from The Soul Rebels, hear a cut from the latest 1968 featuring Rasheed Ali release, 1968: LSD (Love,...

Bought by KAAD-LP, WOUB, WLPR, Lower Cape Communications, Royalton Community Radio and more


  • Added: Mar 13, 2020
  • Length: 01:58:30
  • Purchases: 7