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(American Musician, Jazz Drummer)

Marcus Baylor is an American jazz drummer. He was previously the drummer for The Yellowjackets from 2000 to 2010.

Relationship Facts of Marcus Baylor

Marcus Baylor is married to Jean Baylor {Compare Couple}.
He is father of None.
Marcus Baylor is not having an affair with anyone presently.
His sexual orientation is straight.

What is the relationship of Marcus Baylor?

Marcus Baylor is happily married to a musician Jean Baylor. He exchanged vows with Jean Baylor since 2002.

His wife Jean was previously a member of the R&B group Zhane.

However, the wedding details are not available. Also, the couple does not have any children yet.

Who is Marcus Baylor?

Marcus Baylor is an American jazz drummer. He was previously the drummer for The Yellowjackets from 2000 to 2010.

He is the former of “The Baylor Project” along with his wife Jean Baylor.

Marcus Baylor: Age, Parents, Siblings, Education, Ethnicity

The exact birthdate of Marcus isn’t available, however, he was born in St.Louis, Missouri. He holds an American nationality and is of All-American descent.

Marcus hasn’t yet revealed the identity of his family name including his father, mother, and siblings.

Talking about his academic background, he graduated from the Mannes College of Music in 1999 with a degree in Jazz Performance.

Marcus Baylor: Professional Life, Career, Awards, Nomination

At the age of two, he began his musical career and started playing drums. He gained his first stage experience after he gets the chance to perform in his father’s church.

Then, he worked at local clubs throughout St.Louis, including the renowned “Mosse”, Jazz Club. While attending university, he gets the chance to perform with legends such as Lewis Nash, Bister Williams Arnie Lawrence, Michael Carvin, and more.

During his sophomore year, he was invited to an audition by Grammy Award-winning, Cassandra Wilson and also tour with him of Australia and New Zealand.

In May 1998, he made his record debut with Ms. Wilson. Before formed “The Baylor Project” along with his wife he was previously the drummer for The Yellowjackets and also has been playing in the band Free Day since 2011.

In 2017, he released his debut album, The Journey on their one label, Be A Light Records along with his wife Jean Baylor through The Baylor Project.

The debut CD topped the Billboard Jazz Chart at Number 8 and a year later nominated for two Grammy Award for Best Jazz Vocal Album and Best Traditional R&B Performance.

Marcus Baylor
Caption: Marcus Baylor on Live Performance (Source: KNKX )

Rumors, Controversy

To date, he isn’t involved in any sorts of desperate scandals and rumors that create headlines in the media.

Also, he stays away from such controversy and media.

Marcus Baylor: Net Worth, Salary

The musician hasn’t yet revealed his exact net worth, salary, and other income publically. However, he might earn a decent amount of wealth throughout his career.

Also, Marcus and his spouse had endorsed brands like Yamaha Drums, Future Sonics, Sabian, Kickport, and more.

Body Measurement: Height, Weight

Marcus’s body measurement including height, weight, and other aren’t available. However, he seems tall in stature and has a brown pair of eyes.

Social Media

The musician is active on Instagram with the handle @marcusbaylor7 with over 5k followers. Likewise, he is active on Twitter with 2k followers.

He has a Facebook account where more than 4k people follow him with over 4k likes.


  • He has a verified Facebook account.
  • Marcus has a youtube channel, The Baylor Project together with his spouse.
  • The Youtube channel has gained over 1.75k subscribers to date.

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