NEW SOUL & JAZZ-FUNK RELEASES IN 1998

UK = Also released in UK/Europe
UK ONLY = No U.S. release, only released in UK

1/99 = Reviewed in Soul Express issue 1/99
4/98 = Reviewed in Soul Express issue 4/98
3/98 = Reviewed in Soul Express issue 3/98
2/98 = Reviewed in Soul Express issue 2/98
1/98 = Reviewed in Soul Express issue 1/98

DECEMBER 1998

NICOLAS BEARDE Crossing the Line (previously released in the US by the title Nic-Nacs) 1/99
AL JOHNSON My Heart Is an Open Book 1/99

NOVEMBER 1998

GLADYS KNIGHT & THE PIPS Live at the Roxy
KIM BURRELL Everlasting Life 1/99
CURTIS MAYFIELD Masters (compilation, 2-CD)
NAJEE Best of
WHITNEY HOUSTON My Love Is Your Love
JAMES BROWN Back Again 4/98 UK
BOOTSY COLLINS Fresh Outta 'P' University (Originally released in Europe in 1997)
112 Room 112
KELE LE ROC Everybody's Somebody UK ONLY
NEW EDITION Lost In Love: Best In Slow Jams
VANESSA WILLIAMS Greatest Hits
MARVIN GAYE Midnight Love & The Sexual Healing Sessions (2-CD)
R. KELLY R (2-CD) 4/98 UK
NICOLE McCLOUD Love Town 4/98
BEVERLEY KNIGHT Prodigal Sista UK ONLY 4/98
EVERETTE HARP Better Days 4/98
NAJEE Morning Tenderness 4/98

OCTOBER 1998

FAITH EVANS Keep The Faith 4/98 UK
KIRK WHALUM For You 4/98
TAKE 6 So Cool
TOTAL The Total Rock
HERBIE HANCOCK Gershwin's World
AARON HALL Inside Of You
BRIAN MCKNIGHT Bethlehem Christmas
VARIOUS: Jermaine Dupri Presents: 12 Soulful Nights XMas
KINO WATSON Breakfast In Bed
ANDREA MARTIN The Best of Me
NIK-TASH'TA Nik-Tash'Ta
KENNY SMITH So Real
BILL SHARPE State of the Heart 1/99
KENNY LATTIMORE From The Soul Of Man 4/98
DRAMATICS Best Of 1974-80
BOBBY BROWN Remixes In The Key Of B
ARETHA FRANKLIN You Grow Closer
PATTI AUSTIN In & Out of Love 4/98
GLENN JONES It's Time 4/98
DIONNE WARWICK Dionne Sings Dionne 4/98
HINDA HICKS Hinda UK ONLY 4/98
WAYMAN TISDALE Decisions 4/98
KIRK WHALUM Gospel According To Jazz 4/98

SEPTEMBER 1998

MILES (MILES JAYE) The Odyssey 3/98
WILL DOWNING & GERALD ALBRIGHT Pleasures of the Night 4/98
TEDDY PENDERGRASS This Xmas I'd Rather Have Love 4/98
DEBORAH COX One Wish UK 4/98
CHAKA KHAN Come 2 My House UK 4/98
TYRESE Tyrese UK
REGINA BELLE Believe in Me (US Release) 3/98
RUBY TURNER Call Me By Name UK
PATTI LaBELLE Live - One Night Only 4/98
ERIC MARIENTHAL Walk Tall
GEORGE DUKE After Hours 4/98
SOLO 4 Bruthas & A Bass UK 4/98
KEITH SWEAT Still in the Game 4/98 UK
EDDIE KENDRICKS Ultimate Collection
DAVID RUFFIN Ultimate Collection
NICOLE RENEE Nicole Renee 4/98
GABRIELA ANDERS Wanting 4/98
VESTA Relationships 4/98
TAMI DAVIS Only You 4/98
JESSE POWELL 'Bout It 4/98
MAZE featuring FRANKIE BEVERLY Greatest Slow Jams
JAZZ CRUSADERS Break'n Da Rulz 4/98
OLETA ADAMS Very Best of

AUGUST 1998

TATYANA ALI Kiss the Sky UK 1/99
TEMPTATIONS Phoenix Rising 3/98
TITO PUENTE Dancemania '98: Live at Birdland
ENTOURAGE The Fall Backs of a Playa 3/98
MONIFAH Mo'Hogany
KELLY PRICE Soul of a Woman UK 3/98
MICA PARIS Black Angel UK/JAPAN 3/98
REGINA BELLE Believe in Me (European Edition) 3/98
JAMES BROWN Say It Live And Loud
EBONI FOSTER Just What You Want UK
DON BYRON Nu Blaxploitation UK 4/98
TONY RICH PROJECT Birdseye
LUTHER VANDROSS I Know 3/98

JULY 1998

DES'REE Supernatural UK ONLY
PHYLLIS HYMAN Forever with You (Her last PIR recordings) 3/98
MYRON Destiny UK 3/98
EOL Elements of Life 3/98
MARY J. BLIGE The Tour 3/98
DON DIEGO This Must Be Heaven 3/98
COLOR ME BADD Awakening
GERALD LEVERT Love & Consequences 3/98
HEADHUNTERS Return of the Headhunters 3/98
WENDELL BROWN Make It Good for Ya 3/98
EDDIE HALL May I 3/98
SPARKLE Sparkle UK 4/98
NAKED MUSIC NYC What's On Your Mind UK 3/98
GARY TAYLOR Love Dance 3/98

JUNE 1998

KHANI COLE Places UK 1/99
ALFONZO BLACKWELL Body of Soul 4/98
DAZZ BAND Here We Go Again 3/98
MISS JONES The Other Woman
RONNIE HENSON Ronnie Henson
N'DEA DAVENPORT N'Dea Davenport UK 3/98
MAXWELL Embrya UK 3/98
ANGEL GRANT Angel Grant
LIONEL RICHIE Time 3/98
PHILIP BAILEY Life and Love (European Edition) 3/98
SHAKATAK Shinin' on 3/98
TROOP Mayday
FOURPLAY 4 3/98
BRANDY Never Say Never UK 3/98
JUANITA DAILEY Free 2/98 UK
GEORGE BENSON Standing Together 2/98

MAY 1998

LYNN WHITE Touching Me 2/98
XSCAPE Traces of My Lipstick

APRIL 1998

ERICA BERRY Life & Love (Originally a US Release from 1996) UK 2/98
CARLEEN ANDERSON Blessed Burden UK ONLY 2/98
TAMIA Tamia 2/98
RONNIE LAWS Portrait of the Isley Brothers 3/98
ALLEN & ALLEN New Beginning 2/98
PHYLLIS HYMAN One on One (A collection of Phyllis' guest performances on other artists' albums) 2/98
LONNIE LISTON SMITH Transformation 2/98
GWEN McCRAE Girlfriend's Boyfriend (US release of the UK original from 1996, reviewed in 2/96)
CYNTHIA WALKER Baby, I'm for Real 2/98
RUE DAVIS Somebody Wants You 2/98
WILLIE CLAYTON Something To Talk About 2/98
RONNIE LOVEJOY ntil You Get Enough Of Me 2/98
PAT BROWN A Woman's Thang 2/98
JOHNNIE TAYLOR Taylored to Please 2/98
PAMELA WILLIAMS Eight Days Of Ecstasy 3/98
MONTELL JORDAN Let's Ride 2/98
MARILYN SCOTT Avenues of Love
BOB JAMES PLayin' Hookey UK
DAVINA Best of Both Worlds UK 1/98
REBBIE JACKSON Yours Faithfully UK 2/98

MARCH 1998

ARETHA FRANKLIN A Rose Is Still a Rose UK 2/98
ART PORTER For Art's Sake 2/99
SMOOTH Reality UK
JODY WATLEY Flower UK 2/98
KEITH WASHINGTON KW 1/98
BEVERLY CRAWFORD Now That I'm Here 1/98
CE CE WINANS Everlasting Love 2/98
SEAN OLIVER Solitaire UK 1/98
J. BLACKFOOT Stealing Love 1/98
FUNKY COMPANY Everytime ITALY 2/98
KENI BURKE Nothing But Love UK ONLY 1/98

FEBRUARY 1998

FAMILY STAND Connected 1/98
MARION MEADOWS Pleasure 1/98
KELLI WILLIAMS I Get Lifted 1/98
EDDIE M. Ward St. 2/98
DJ ROGERS Message Man (compilation)
BOBBY BLAND Live on Beale Street 2/98
KIM WATERS Love's Melody 1/98
ALI Crucial 1/98
BYRON STINGILY The Purist UK ONLY 1/98
QUINN GOLDEN Cover You with a Kiss 1/98
KIMBERLY SCOTT Kimberly Scott 1/98
SISTER SLEDGE African Eyes 2/98

JANUARY 1998

GEORGE HOWARD Midnight Mood 1/98
EVAN MARKS Three Day Weekend 2/99
TERRY CALLIER Timepeace 1/98
JOCELYN BROWN Live EUROPEAN
HARVEY SCALES Somebody Else's Somebody 1/98

Forthcoming releases
New Releases in 1999
Releases in 1997
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