"Nevertheless it’s a generous, charming album with a rich sound which places a marker in the sand and promises a solid future. The abiding strength of the project is its joyousness, and that counts for a lot."
"The Baylor Project is something special to hear, and hear it you should. Highly Recommended."
by L Michael Gipson
A powerful start at the "Block Party", whose driving rhythm is carried on hands and can not be stopped by heavy organ and trumpet. The party guests also provide for a lively atmosphere - an 8-minute steam engine. Time for rest - time for a jazz-soul gospel with a traditional background ("Great Is Thy Faithfulness") and a superior-elegant version of Herbie Hancock's "Tell Me A Story", borne by the pure tone of Mrs. Baylor.
by Joerg Schmitt
"In January in the midst of dozens of bands and musicians playing at New York’s astonishing Winter Jazzfest, a capacity crowd crammed into the Zinc Bar narrow space and was captivated by the husband-wife collaboration of Marcus and Jean Baylor leading a their band into a rousing and glorified set of soulful and graceful music. "
by Dan Ouellette