Nigerian born,United Kingdom singer and multi-instrumentalist Marty Major speaks to BBC on what forms her musical influences.
Born in Nigeria and raised in London, Marty Major is a self-taught multi-instrumentalist.
Besides singing, she plays the piano, guitar and saxophone, and makes her craft sound effortless.
She told BBC Africa’s Paul Bakibinga that after touring Europe with the cast of Thriller, a musical based on Michael Jackson’s life, she decided to focus on her own musical career.
You can listen to her podcast as part of the Africa podcast series on http://www.bbc.co.uk/podcasts/series/africa