By Jim Hynes, Glide Magazine
The Baylor Project, married couple Marcus and Jean Baylor are the jazz/R&B counterparts to the engaging Americana couple War & Treaty. Generations follows up their two-time Grammy-nominated 2017 The Journey and their third Grammy nod for the 2020 single “Sit On Down.” This new album features nine originals and two covers as the couple delivers stories of family and faith, love, and legacy – all rooted in the Black experience. Jean is a vocalist with clear articulation, nuanced phrasing, and when called for, R&B powerhouse belting that, dare we say, evokes Aretha. Marcus holds it together with his drumming as they invite a veritable who’s who A-list group of players as their backing band augmented by guests. Read more here.