This week on UpFront Soul, we'll open up with Daptone rising stars Saun & Starr, hear the jazzy, soulful sounds of Meklit (pictured), and dig OG (that's organic gardener) DJ Cavem Moetavation- plus we'll sling you a slew of funk, soul, and jazz to keep you boppin'. Stream it here: http://www.prx.org/p/149396
Happy birthday to Stevie Wonder! In addition to being a stellar musician, he was a driving force behind the campaign to make Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.'s birthday a national holiday. Many thanks, and many happy returns!
Tonight on UpFront Soul with Sanguine Fromage, we'll hear rare originals- you might have thought they were covers- from Erma Franklin, Bessie Banks (pictured), and Nona Hendryx. We'll spin some South African jazz, and hear a tale of woe from Roger Hatcher. All this, plus funk, soul, jazz, and gospel to keep you moving and shaking. Stream the show anytime- just click "play!"
Tonight on UpFront Soul, 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 round out the show with humor from jazz saxophone legend Eddie Harris, brand-new soul from Allen Stone, and old and new tracks from Little Jackie, plus more funk, soul, and jazz than you can safely lift. Tonight at 10 pm on weru.org - or stream the show anytime at http://www.prx.org/p/148306
We're proud to welcome our newest affiliate station, KKRN FM 88.5, Round Mountain, CA! You can catch UpFront Soul Tuesdays at 10 pm. Listen online at http://kkrn.org/
Great news from Florida! WSLR-LPFM 96.5 Sarasota is now airing UpFront Soul on alternate Wednesdays from 4-6 pm, in addition to our regular Thursday 1-3 am slot. Thanks, WSLR! http://wslr.org/
Happy and soulful birthday wishes directed toward the great beyond as we celebrate the birthdays of James Brown and Pete Seeger! In the picture below, you'll see Pete Seeger with Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., in front of the Highlander Folk School, a social justice leadership training school that was integral to the education arm of the Civil Rights movement. Check out Pete Seeger's Smithsonian Folkways album compiling the songs of the Civil Rights movement, as heard on the Selma-to-Montgomery march: http://www.folkways.si.edu/…/africa…/music/album/smithsonian
Sanguine Fromage, WERU radio personality since 2005, current host of UpFront Soul, former host of The Nightfly, Off the Wall, Enjoy Yourself, and Sound Travels.
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