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Can’t Stop Spinning: Jessy Lanza’s Favourite Records
Aimee Armstrong , June 24th, 2020 09:13

In this week's Baker's Dozen, Jessy Lanza speaks to Aimee Armstrong about lifelong favourites from Fleetwood Mac to Missy Elliott, and discusses the records that helped her bridge the worlds of pop and jazz


Jill Scott - Who is Jill Scott
I love Jill Scott, she was a huge early influence for me - when I was a teenager this record was essentially all I listened to. I was in a jazz band and I played piano. Because I took jazz in school, I was always trying to find a way to integrate that within my own songwriting. She was the first artist I listened to that was doing this pop writing that was so obviously jazz music at the same time.