NEW YORK — Last week Lucky Blue, this week Jessie Li responds in the latest installment of the occasional video interview series Next Questions. Originally born in Belize, Jessie grew up in Orange County, California. With Jessie comes a sunny disposition no matter how many shades of black she dons these days for model castings. Although she fancies contemporary music from the likes of Lana Del Rey and others, she is a studied pianist and and has been playing for over 14 years. She is presently splits her time between modeling and studying at Juilliard. Amongst her favorite composers, however is none other than Johan Sebastian Bach, whom she considers the granddaddy of them all. The complexities of the German’s compositions fascinate Jessie. “It is interesting getting a piece of music, marking it up, and finding where [the melodies] enter, where they lead, and find out how he introduces each line into the music.” Play on, Jessie, play on.
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Credits include: Title, “Next Questions — Jessie Li”; Interview and video, Damien Neva; Model, Jessie Li.