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Bob Baldwin: NewUrbanJazz.com

Pianist Bob Baldwin’s Brazil Chill and All in a Day’s Work were bookends with their sultry rhythms and hook-filled instrumentals, enhanced with an occasional vocal. Baldwin now wants to create a new style of music he calls “new urban jazz,” but really all he’s done is added more R&B vocals, including his own. So you have several quiet-storm, midtempo numbers with Phil Perry, Jocelyn Brown, Tyrone Iris and Toni Redd mixed in with gritty rap by Della Croche and somebody named ASoulBorn.

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