"The Grammy Gems You Won’t Hear on ‘Music’s Biggest Night."
by Jon Caramanica
Husband and wife Marcus and Jean Baylor comprise the Jazz group The Baylor Project. "nominated for Best Jazz Vocal Album and Best Traditional R&B Performance at the 2018 Grammy Awards". Read full interview here.
by Black America Web (Tom Joyner Morning Show)
Philly pride for Temple University alum and former member of the platinum singing duo, Zhane’ (Hey Mister DJ) Jean Baylor and her husband of over 15 years, drummer Marcus Baylor (previously with the Yellowjackets) garnered two GRAMMY® nominations for their debut CD, “The Journey”. Read full interview here.
by Dyana Williams
"The Baylor Project's "Laugh and Move On" is indeed soul food and musical medicine."
by Kimberly “Butta” Hines
The Baylor Project is stunning on "Laugh and Move On". Marcus and Jean have now released a cool video for the ballad, “Laugh and Move On.” Set in a starkly white studio, with nothing but the artists playing and Jean standing at the microphone, the video is a stunning accompaniment to a beautiful song. Read the full feature here.
by Soul Tracks
“Sonny & Cher, Captain & Tennille and Kindred the Family Soul are just a few of our favorite married musical duos from over the years, and now we're adding another to the list with The Baylor Project. Jean and Marcus Baylor are movements by themselves, and with the release of The Journey they'll show that they're a force when they're together." Read full feature here.
by Kimberly “Butta” Hines
“I heard a quote, ‘If you want to know what African American people are going through, check out the music of that time period.’ I feel like that in some kind of way, our music and sound reflect what we’re dealing with as a people." Read full interview.
by Mary L. Datcher
"A former Yellowjacket and his creative/life partner drop a funky and finely detailed collection that isn’t shy to show a little tenderness or to head down lots of creative avenues. "The versatile drummer also shines while energizing the well-traveled “Our Love Is Here to Stay,” channeling Elvin Jones on Afro Blue, and ad-libbing on the free-form Journey.” Read the full feature here.
by Robin Tolleson
"Former lacrosse player and husband make music: ’This is what we were born to do’."
by Evan Easterling
Married musicians vocalist Jean Baylor and drummer Marcus Baylor have created a captivating “project” that meets at the 3-way intersection of Jazz, Gospel and Legacy. Read the full feature here.
by A. Scott Galloway
"The Journey" is a journey of Jean and Marcus Baylor back to the deep world of the artist and to the layers and the things moving it and make it meaningful. "The Journey" is a journey for the listener, led by skilled storytellers. The project is marked by intimacy and sharing, and some of the songs sound like a prayer."
by Таня Иванова
"Here is another great example of genre-crossing music where it really doesn’t matter how you want to call it. There is a lot of jazz, soul, funk, r&b, gospel, and spititual included in the new album by Jean and Marcus Baylor." Read the full 4-star review here.
by Matthias Kirsch
"Together, The Baylors released The Journey on February 10th, their self-produced debut which is a mixture of gospel, blues, soul, and jazz and shows their unique and authentic musicianship." Read full feature here.
by Dominique Carson
"The Baylor Project is something special to hear, and hear it you should. Highly Recommended."
by L Michael Gipson