Moss backing Vic Chesnutt in 2008
|Years active||1995 – present|
|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 in Nerdy Girl with Cecil Castelucci. She then played 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.
As Jessica Moss
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)
- Fuck Off Get Free We Pour Light on Everything (2014)
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. Retrieved 2007-03-29.[permanent dead link]
- Constellation Records. "Black Ox Orkestar bio". Black Ox Orkestar bio. Constellation Records. Retrieved 2013-01-23.
- "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2009-12-31. Retrieved 2009-12-11.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)