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NEW SOUL & JAZZ-FUNK RELEASES IN 2002-2003

US = U.S. Release
UK = No U.S. release, only released in UK
JAP = No U.S./European release, released in Japan only

= available from our CD Shop

4/03 = Reviewed in Soul Express issue 4/03
3/03 = Reviewed in Soul Express issue 3/03
2/03 = Reviewed in Soul Express issue 2/03
1/03 = Reviewed in Soul Express issue 1/03
4/02 = Reviewed in Soul Express issue 4/02
3/02 = Reviewed in Soul Express issue 3/02
2/02 = Reviewed in Soul Express issue 2/02
1/02 = Reviewed in Soul Express issue 1/02

(F) = Reviewed in Soul Express, but in Finnish pages only

DECEMBER 2003

ANTOINIQUE Introducing Antoinique 1/04
ALISON CROCKETT On Becoming a Woman 1/04
GARY DES-ETAGES No Compromise UK
JOE: & Then
MUSIQ (SOULCHILD) Soulstar
RUBEN STUDDARD Soulful 1/04
SUSAYE GREENE No Fear Here
CECIL PARKER For Now
ALICIA KEYS The Diary of Alicia Keys 4/03
MICHAEL B. SUTTON Hopeless Romantic - The Remix

NOVEMBER 2003

ROY AYERS Mahogany Vibe (feat. Erykah Badu, Betty Wright on vocals) 2/04
KASHIF Music from My Mind 2-CD 1/04
GABRIELLE GOODMAN Angel Eyes 4/03
TIFFANY LAING The Return 1/04
JOSS STONE The Soul Sessions UK 1/04
FREDDIE FOX Guitarist 4/03
AL GREEN I Can't Stop 4/03
FLOETRY Floacism "Live" 4/03
RONALD ISLEY MEETS BURT BACHARACH Here I Am 4/03
112 Hot & Wet

OCTOBER 2003

KALVIN BISHOP Do What I Gotta Do
AMY WINEHOUSE Frank UK 1/04 (F)
NAJEE Embrace 4/03
GERALD LEVERT A Stroke of Genius 4/03
SOUL FOLK Brothafromanuthaplanet 4/03
LUTHER VANDROSS Live at Radio City Hall 4/03
CARMEN LUNDY Something to Believe In
MONTELL JORDAN Life After Def 1/04 (F)
DENNIS TAYLOR In the Mood UK 1/04
SEEK Journey into Day UK 1/04
PEE WEE ELLIS What You Like
CASSANDRA WILSON Glamoured 4/03 (F)
TANIA MARIA Outrageously Wild! (2 old CD's)
WILL DOWNING Emotions 4/03
NNENNA FREELON Live
VARIOUS Soul Togetherness 2003 4/03
ME'SHELL N'DEGEOCELLO Comfort Woman 4/03
ALEX BUGNON Southern Living 4/03
DAVE KOZ Saxophonic 4/03
PHILIPPE SAISSE My Favorite Songs 4/03
RHIAN BENSON Gold Coast 4/03
GARY TAYLOR Eclectic Bohemian 4/03
RAPHAEL SAADIQ All Hits at the House of Blues (Live)

SEPTEMBER 2003

BASS X Volume II: Heir Wave 1/05
ELOISE LAWS Secrets 4/03
MEL WAITERS Nite Out 4/03
CHRIS BOTTI Thousand Kisses Deep
MARLENA SHAW Live in Tokyo
KIM PREVOST Talk to Me
MICHAEL BRECKER Wide Angels
ERIC MARIENTHAL Sweet Talk
HOUSTON PERSON Social Call
PANCHO SANCHEZ Out of Sight
FULL FLAVA Colour of My Soul 4/03
ELIANE ELIAS Brazilian Classics
NICHOLAS PAYTON Sonic Trance
TONI GREEN Southern Soul Music
ALEXANDER O'NEAL Saga of a Married Man (US Copy)
BOBBY RUSH There's Only One
LISA McCLENDON Soul Music 4/03
CE CE WINANS Throne
ANTHONY HAMILTON Comin' from Where I'm Comin' from 4/03
ARETHA FRANKLIN So Damn Happy 4/03
STAN Velvet Soul
EARL THOMAS Soul'd
HOWARD TATE Reaction (1969 reissue)
KOOP Remixed! - The Alternative Takes 4/03
NATHAN HAINES Squire for Hire (UK)
R. KELLY R in R&B Collection
SILK Silktime
YAHZARAH Black Star 4/03
INCOGNITO Who Needs Love (US Release)
VARIOUS Organic Soul 3 (UK) 4/03
ERYKAH BADU Worldwide Underground 4/03
CALVIN RICHARDSON 2:35 PM 4/03
VARIOUS Neo Soul United (Temika Moore, Lizz Fields, Kelli Sae, Michael Bohannon etc.) 4/03
FRED WESLEY Wuda Cuda Shuda 4/03
VANEESE THOMAS A Woman's Love (US Version of Talk Me Down)
ROSE ROYCE Live in Hollywood
DEMETRUS I Remember

AUGUST 2003

GROOVE STU Authentic 4.10 Sessions 4/03
DIANNE REEVES A Little Moonlight 3/03
GENE DUNLAP I Still Believe 4/03
RICK BRAUN Esperanto
PAMELA WILLIAMS Perfect Love
MARY J. BLIGE Life & Love
RUE DAVIS Dapp Daddy 3/03
LARRY GOLD Presents Don Cello and Friends 3/03
ANN NESBY Make Me Better 3/03
VENUS MALONE Pretty on the Inside 3/03
CURTIS WOMACK Crazy about You
IMPROMP2 The Definition of Love 3/03
PAUL HARDCASTLE Jazzmasters 4 3/03
JAVIER Javier 4/03
JS Ice Cream
PERCY BADY Bady Experience
JACQUEL You Gotta Work It 3/03

JULY 2003

CASSANDRA REED Cassandra Reed 3/03
SNAKE DAVIS Hysteria UK 1/04 (F)
MARLENA SHAW Blue Note Years (compilation) UK
LSG (GERALD LEVERT- KEITH SWEAT- JOHNNY GILL) LSG-2 3/03
MARLON SAUNDERS Enter My Mind 3/03
MARVIN GAYE I Want You Deluxe Edition (2-CD)
FERTILE GROUND Remixed
MACY GRAY Trouble with Being Myself
MYA Moodring
TASHA'S WORLD Tasha's World UK
TONY RICH PROJECT Resurrected
FRANK McCOMB The Truth 3/03
KIRK WHALUM Into My Soul
JOHNNIE TAYLOR There's No Good in Goodbye 3/03
HOWARD TATE Rediscovered 2/03
ASHANTI Chapter II
JOHNNY GILL 20th Century Masters: Millennium Collection

JUNE 2003

JUEWETT BOSTICK It's Not So Easy 3/03
BARRINGTON Best Kept Secret 3/03
RICHARD HARTLEY & SOUL RESURRECTION Love Is All We Need 1/04
KEVIN TONEY Sweet Spot
ROBERT TILLMAN Still Thinking 3/03
CHUCK ROBERSON A Woman Wants to Be a Freak 3/03
BIG JIM (former lead singer of III Frum tha Soul) Commitment Episode 1 3/03
BRIAN CULBERTSON Come on up 3/03
MACEO PARKER Made by Maceo
URBAN KNIGHTS V 3/03
BEYONCE Dangerously in Love
MONICA After the Storm
PEGGY SCOTT-ADAMS Busting Loose
JEFFREY OSBORNE Music Is Life 2/03
LUTHER VANDROSS Dance with My Father 2/03
TEDDY PENDERGRASS From Teddy, with Love 3/03 (F)
DAVID SANBORN Timeagain 3/03 (F)

MAY 2003

DAVE McMURRAY Nu Life Stories 3/03
LEON WARE Love's Drippin' 2/03
JOHN SCOFIELD Up All Night
PAT METHENY One Quiet Night
FRANKIE J What's a Man to Do
EARTH, WIND & FIRE Promise 2/03
ROY HARGROVE & RH FACTOR Hard Groove 2/03
RIPPINGTONS Let It Ripp
ARTURO SANDOVAL Trumpet Evolution
PAUL JACKSON Still Small Voice 2/03
VARIOUS Cafe de Soul Chapter Three UK 2/03
PETE ESCOVEDO Live!
LIZZ WRIGHT Salt 2/03
ISLEY BROTHERS Body Kiss 2/03
MARVIN GAYE Live in Montreux 1980 2/03
ALLEN & ALLEN Impressions 2/03
YOLANDA ADAMS Praise and Worship Songs
VICKIE WINANS Bringing It All Together

APRIL 2003

LEDISI Soul Singer - The Revival (national U.S. Release on Tommy Boy, remastered & remixed with 2 bonus cuts)
RONNY JORDAN At Last 2/03
GERALD VEASLEY Velvet 3/03
STANLEY CLARKE 1 2 to the Bass 2/03
RICHARD ELLIOT Richochet 2/03
KELLY PRICE Priceless 2/03 (F)
TOWER OF POWER Oakland Zone 2/03
MARCUS MILLER Ozell Tapes 3/03 (F)

MARCH 2003

DOC POWELL 97th & Columbus
LES NUBIANS One Step Forward 2/03
MILES JAYE Humanity 2/03
INCOGNITO Who Needs Love UK 2/03
WALTER BEASLEY Go with the Flow 2/03
STEVE COLE NY LA 3/03
JEFF LORBER Philly Style 2/03
CHICO DeBARGE Free
MALAYSA Finally
MICHAEL B. SUTTON Hopeless Romantic
KINDRED THE FAMILY SOUL Surrender to Love 1/03
BRIAN McKNIGHT U-Turn
KEM Kemistry 1/03
BLACKSTREET Level II 3/03 (F)
JODY WATLEY Midnight Lounge 2/03 (F)
CRUSADERS Rural Renewal
ROME Do It
TERRI WALKER Untitled UK 1/03

FEBRUARY 2003

R. KELLY Chocolate Factory 1/03
KENNY LATTIMORE & CHANTÉ MOORE Things That Lovers Do 2/03
LISA STANSFIELD Biography (Best of)
KEITH SWEAT Live 1/03
BLU CANTRELL Bitterwseet

JANUARY 2003

DARWIN HOBBS Broken 1/03
JEAN CARNE Collaborations 1/03
RAY, GOODMAN & BROWN Intimate Moments 1/03
BERNARD JACKSON Remember
ZAPP VI - Back by Popular Demand

DECEMBER 2002

WHITNEY HOUSTON Just Whitney 1/03 (F)

NOVEMBER 2002

VARIOUS: T.D. JAKES PRESENTS God's Leading Ladies (Helen Baylor, Karen Clark Sheard, Patti LaBelle, Shirley Murdock, Ann Nesby, Kelly Price, The Winans Women etc.)
DONNIE Colored Section 1/03
BOBBY LYLE Joyful
EARTH, WIND & FIRE Live in Rio
SOUNDS OF BLACKNESS Soul Symphony 2/03
MIDNIGHT STAR 15th Avenue 1/03
MICHAEL STERLING Right Now
SYLEENA JOHNSON Chapter II: The Voice 4/02
VIVIAN GREEN A Love Story 4/02
TONI BRAXTON More Than a Woman 1/03 (F)
DEBORAH COX Morning After
JAHEIM Still Ghetto
MARVIN SEASE I Got Beat Out

OCTOBER 2002

BWB (RICK BRAUN, KIRK WHALUM, NORMAN BROWN) Groovin' 1/03
HEATHER HEADLEY This Is Who I Am 2/03
TERRY STEELE Day by Day 4/02
GREG WALKER Never Better 4/02
GERALD LEVERT G-Spot 4/02
KELLY ROWLAND Simply Deep 1/03 (F)
TASHAN The Best of Tashan (UK Expansion)
VARIOUS Soul Togetherness 2002 (UK Expansion)
LUGO Good to You (UK Cafe de Soul) 4/02
DENISE LaSALLE Still the Queen 1/03
HOWARD HEWETT The Journey Live from the Heart
MIGUEL MIGS Colorful You 4/02
PEVEN EVERETT Studio Confessions 1/03
KEVIN CHANDLER BAND pSoul pSychadelica (originally released in July 2000) 4/02
THE REAL KOFY BROWN Area 32 4/02

SEPTEMBER 2002

GLENN JONES Feels Good 3/02
DONNA GARDIER Home
GOAPELE Even Closer 4/02
INDIA.ARIE Voyage to India 4/02
NATALIE COLE Ask a Woman Who Knows
KIM WATERS Someone to Love You 4/02
GATO BARBIERI Shadow of the Cat 4/02
PIECES OF A DREAM Love's Silhouette 4/02
RUSSELL THOMPKINS Matter of Style
BOB BALDWIN Standing Tall 4/02
KENNY G. Paradise
AL JARREAU All I Got
BOB JAMES Morning, Noon & Night 4/02
JAZZYFATNASTEES The Tortoise and the Hare

AUGUST 2002

JULIE DEXTER Dexterity 3/02
TEMIKA MOORE Moment of Truth 4/02
VARIOUS Organic Soul 2 4/02
FERTILE GROUND Seasons Change 3/02
PEGGI BLU Livin' on Love UK 3/02
CONYA DOSS A Poem about Ms. Doss 4/02
CHRISTINA MILIAN Christina Milian
MICHAEL B. SUTTON Hopeless Romantic 1/03 (F)
KEITH SWEAT Rebirth 3/02

JULY 2002

MAYSA LEAK Out of the Blue 3/02
MARION MEADOWS In Deep 4/02
MARY MARY Incredible
MASTERS AT WORK Our Time Is Coming 3/02
LAMYA Learning from Falling
RAPHAEL SAADIQ Instant Vintage 3/02
GREGORY ABBOTT Eyes Whispers Rhythm Sex
JERALD DAEMYON Jerald Daemyon Story
FOURPLAY Heartfelt
BOYZ II MEN Full Circle
YODCHAI Yodchai
SOLOMON BURKE Don't Give up on Me
MARIO Mario
D TRAIN Best of the 12 Inch Mixes (compilation)
SIR CHARLES JONES Southern Soul

JUNE 2002

NNENNA FREELON Tales of Wonder
SHEBA POTTS WRIGHT Love Fest
DANYEL If Walls Could Talk 3/02
JOE SAMPLE The Pecan Tree
ARNOLD McCULLER Live at the Baked Potato (2-CD)
MARVIN SAPP Nothing Else Matters
LATHUN Fortunate 3/02
MELBA MOORE Night in St. Lucia
SINCLAIR I Want You Back +Bonus CD UK
ANITA BAKER The Best of (compilation) 3/02
GERALD ALBRIGHT Groovology 3/02
NORMAN BROWN Just Chillin' (f. Miki Howard, Chante Moore etc.) 3/02
JONATHAN BUTLER Surrender 3/02
EUGE GROOVE Play Date 3/02
PARK PLACE Invisible Man 3/02
ME'SHELL N'DEGEOCELLO Cookie: The Anthropological Mixed Tape 4/02
LISA McCLENDON My Diary My Life
DONELL JONES Life Goes On

MAY 2002

MONIQUE MILLER Monique Miller 3/02
NATASHA C. COWARD New Love 3/02
SHARON JONES Dap Dippin'
RAY CHEW & THE CREW Feelin' It 3/02
WILL DOWNING Sensual Journey 2/02
CORNELL STONE Stoned 2/02
PHILIP BAILEY Soul on Jazz 2/02
MIKE PHILLIPS You Have Reached Mike Phillips 4/02
TAKE 6 Beautiful World
PATTI AUSTIN For Ella 2/02
CHUCK ROBERSON Let's Party
MARCUS JOHNSON Comin' Back Around
OLA ONABULE Ambitions for Deeper Breadth UK 2/02
MUSIQ SOULCHILD Juslisen 3/02 (F)
MONTELL JORDAN Montell Jordan 2/02 (F)

APRIL 2002

RACHELLE FERRELL Live at Montreux 2/02
ANGELA JOHNSON They Don't Know UK 3/02
LAURYN HILL MTV Unplugged No 2.0
EARTH, WIND & FIRE That's the Way of the World - Alive in 75
PAUL HARDCASTLE Hardcastle III 3/02
PAUL TAYLOR On the Horn
FLOYD TAYLOR Legacy 2/02
MEL WAITERS I Want the Best
D'INFLUENCE Presents D'Vas UK 2/02
IMANI Break of Dawn
BRENDA HILLMAN Paper Boat 2/02
BRAXTON BROTHERS Both Sides

MARCH 2002

JOHNNY GILL Ultimate Collection
CLUB 1600 f. REX RIDEOUT Ridin' High 3/02
JACKIE NEAL Money Can't Buy Me Love
JON B. Are Yo Still Down - Greatest Hits
JERSEY STREET After the Rain
KLOUD 9 On Kloud 9 (feat. Incognito, Karen Bernod, Kirk Whalum) UK 2/02
VARIOUS Cafe de Soul Vol 1 UK 2/02
MANHATTANS Live in Concert
RAY, GOODMAN & BROWN A Moment with Friends 1/02
AVANT Ecstasy
TWEET Southern Hummingbird
ALL-4-ONE A41
WARREN HILL Love Songs
CON FUNK SHUN 20th Century Shun
BEBE WINANS Bebe Live and Upclose
ANN NESBY Put It on Paper 2/02
NICOLE McCLOUD So What
GLENN LEWIS World Outside My Window 2/02
JAMES PAYNE Show Love 1/02
REMY SHAND The Way I Feel 2/02
GUINN GOLDEN On Q 1/02
STAN MOSLEY Do Right 1/02
BRANDY Full Moon

FEBRUARY 2002

LEDISI Feeling Orange but Sometimes Blue: The Jazz Singer 1/02
KATHLEEN BERTRAND No Regrets 1/02
PAMELA WILLIAMS Evolution 2/02
J.B.'S Bring the Funk on Down - Reunion
WILLIE HUTCH Sexalicious 2/02
SHARISSA No Half Steppin
D'WAYNE WIGGINS Tonyies Live at Chocolate City
KEVIN TONEY Lovescape (reissue)
FIVE POINT PLAN Rare 3/02 (F)
ALEXANDER O'NEAL Saga of a Married Man UK 1/02
BEVERLEY KNIGHT Who I Am UK 1/02
EUGENE WILDE Greatest Hits
TEDDY PENDERGRASS Somebody Loves You Back - The Mixes
KIRK FRANKLIN Rebirth of Kirk Franklin
SHIRLEY MURDOCK Home (Gospel) 1/02 (F)
SAM MOORE Plenty Good Lovin' 1/02
SADE Lovers Live 1/02
HELEN BAYLOR My Everything (Inspirational) 1/02 (F)
DAWN ROBINSON Dawn 3/02
OLETA ADAMS All the Love (released in Europe in March 2001) 2/01

JANUARY 2002

THE DRAMATICS Look Inside 1/02
BLUE SIX Beautiful Tomorrow 3/02 (F)
JAGUAR WRIGHT Denials, Delusions & Decisions 1/02
TONIA WOODS All That Glitters 4/02
TINA MOORE Time Will Tell
WALTER BEASLEY Rendezvous 1/02
WILL DOWNING Greatest Love Songs (Compilation)
TANIA MARIA Live at the Blue Note

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