- Jessica Moss
Jessica Moss Born Canada Genres Post-rock Occupations Musician Years active 1995 – present Labels Constellation Associated acts Thee Silver Mt. Zion Memorial Orchestra & Tra-La-La Band
Black Ox Orkestar
Jessica Moss is best known for playing violin and singing backing vocals in the Canadian post-rock band Thee Silver Mt. Zion Memorial Orchestra & Tra-La-La Band since 2001, and is a founding member of Black Ox Orkestar.
Moss' earliest known project was playing violin in the Montreal alt-rock band Fidget, which she joined in 1995 and left in 1997. She plays regularly in local Arabic and Balkan music ensembles. In addition, she has toured with the Geraldine Fibbers, and was production coordinator for the Montreal film collective Automatic Vaudeville, to which she also contributed music and acting to numerous productions.
Moss is part owner of Local 23, a vintage clothing and curiosities shop in the Mile End district. On August 5, 2009, Moss gave birth to her and Silver Mt. Zion bandmate Efrim Menuck's baby boy, Ezra Steamtrain Moss Menuck.
With Thee Silver Mt. Zion Memorial Orchestra & Tra-La-La Band
- Born into Trouble as the Sparks Fly Upward (2001)
- "This Is Our Punk-Rock," Thee Rusted Satellites Gather + Sing, (2003)
- The "Pretty Little Lightning Paw" E.P. (EP, 2004)
- Horses in the Sky (2005)
- 13 Blues for Thirteen Moons (2008)
- Kollaps Tradixionales (2010)
With Black Ox Orkestar
- Sackville - The Principles of Science (1999): vocals on track 2
- Frankie Sparo - My Red Scare (2000)
- Broken Social Scene - Feel Good Lost (2001): tracks 1 and 9
- Broken Social Scene - You Forgot It In People (2002): tracks 2, 7, and 13
- K.C. Accidental - Anthems for the Could've Bin Pills (2001)
- Hannah Marcus - Desert Farmers (2004): horns on track 8, violin on tracks 4, 6, 7, and 9
- Arcade Fire - Funeral (2004): track 7
- Reminder - Continuum (2006)
- Eric Chenaux - Dull Lights (2006)
- Carla Bozulich - Evangelista (2006): tracks 1, 3, 6, and 7
- Vic Chesnutt -North Star Deserter (2007)
- Vic Chesnutt - At the Cut (2009)
- ^ CBC Radio 3. "Fidget". CBC Radio 3. http://radio3.cbc.ca/nmc/artist.aspx?name=FIDGET&readmore=true. Retrieved 2007-03-29.
- ^ Constellation Records. "Black Ox Orkestar bio". Bands Index. Constellation Records. http://cstrecords.com/bands_blackox.html. Retrieved 2007-03-29. [dead link]
- ^ http://www.tra-la-la-band.com/178/
Thee Silver Mt. Zion Efrim Menuck · Thierry Amar · Sophie Trudeau · Jessica Moss · David Payant ReleasesHe Has Left Us Alone but Shafts of Light Sometimes Grace the Corner of Our Rooms... · Born into Trouble as the Sparks Fly Upward · "This Is Our Punk-Rock," Thee Rusted Satellites Gather + Sing, · The "Pretty Little Lightning Paw" E.P. · Horses in the Sky · 13 Blues for Thirteen Moons · Kollaps Tradixionales With Vic ChesnuttNorth Star Deserter (2007) · At the Cut (2009) Related articles Official website
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