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THE BAYLOR PROJECT BRINGS THE SOUL OF JAZZ TO BLUES ALLEY
Husband & wife duo promotes the sanctity of their love in new album release tour
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Washington, DC (February 2, 2017) – The nation’s capital can use a little love right now and nothing speaks that energy more than superb jazz music. Welcome the married sound of Marcus & Jean Baylor along with their band, collectively known as The Baylor Project, to the DMV (D.C., Maryland, Virginia) area to Blues Alley on February 15th. The company will bring that good-good vibration as part of their CD release tour in celebration of their newest work, “The Journey” which comes out February 10th and is already available for pre-order!
It’s been two years since The Baylor Project has been in the area so the excitement is real and the music is new. “The Journey” is comprised of that eclectic blend of sound and story as the work is a tribute to their wide range of musical influences that they’ve come to love and has inspired so many to love them back for their delivery. Jean’s voice is charming and controlled while Marcus brings beats and melody with his permeating percussions. Debuting as a group in 2013, the classy duo brings the soul from their gospel roots to a superior jazz instrumentation that translates their new wave of R&B to listeners who have an ear to hear good music and a heart that understands their love of sound.
This sophisticated and stylish Valentine’s celebration show will be exceptional so tell a friend and visit their website for more details about the tour. Tickets to the Blues Alley Show are now available for purchase; show times are at 8PM and 10PM. Fans can pre-order “The Journey” on iTunes.
About The Baylor Project: Marcus and Jean have performed with artists of the highest caliber including Yellowjackets, Kenny Garrett, and Buster Williams, among others. With “The Baylor Project”, this remarkable duo forges a distinct path. They make their own imprint. This album pays homage to a wide range of their musical influences spanning Jazz, Blues, Soul and Gospel creating an eclectic sound of feel good music. But make no mistake: it is their distinct sound that makes it “The Baylor Project.” Soulful. Melodic. Creative Improvisation. Authentic. Jazz Music. – thebaylorproject.com
Check out the video promoting the album release tour of “The Baylor Project!”
“The Journey” – Steeped in the heart and soul of jazz, Marcus and Jean Baylor’s highly anticipated collaboration showcases the grace and glory, versatility and virtuosity of a truly extraordinary musical union. With “The Journey,” The Baylor Project delivers a dynamic collection of original compositions, newly arranged standards and re-imagined hymns that captivate audiences and packed houses alike. As the children of Pastors, Marcus and Jean’s musical roots were planted deep within the church, and it was there that the road was paved for the influence of gospel, blues, soul, and jazz to make it’s mark. “We want to inspire, foster hope and ultimately, bridge the gap between generations in our culture,” says Marcus and Jean. The Baylor Project does just that. “The Journey” pays homage to their wide-ranging musical influences, and in so doing; they generate an eclectic sound whose overall effect is spiritual, buoyant, and feel good music. “The Baylor Project”