Marilyn Scott
Marilyn Scott

Marilyn Scott

About Marilyn Scott

A vocalist whose smooth delivery glides between jazz, adult contemporary pop, and soul, Marilyn Scott counts Aretha Franklin, Donny Hathaway, Janis Joplin, and Sam Cooke among her primary influences. She launched her professional career as a session singer for the likes of Tower of Power, Etta James, and Spyro Gyra before charting with her solo recording debut, a cover of "God Only Knows," and subsequent debut album, 1979's Dreams of Tomorrow. She later landed on the Billboard jazz charts with releases including 1992's Smile and the 2005 collection Handpicked. Her 12th solo LP, Standard Blue, appeared in 2017.

  • HOMETOWN
    Arcadia, CA
  • BORN
    December 21, 1949

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