What Do You See When You Close Your Eyes
Moss Freed guitar & compositions
RUTH GOLLER bass
ALICE ZAWADZKI vocals & violin
MAREK DORCIK drums
SHABAKA HUTCHINGS t sax & b clarinet
Nothing short of breathtaking. This has to the most beautiful work that has come out yet from the Babel label… An essential release – All About Jazz
Moss Project’s second album, What Do You See When You Close Your Eyes? features six award-winning writers, commissioned to write short stories/poems based on new pieces by composer, guitarist and bandleader MOSS FREED.
The writers are Colum McCann (National Book Award), Naomi Alderman (Baileys Prize), Joe Dunthorne (RSL Encore Award), Lawrence Norfolk (Somerset Maugham Award), Hanan al Shayk (Independent Foreign Fiction Prize-shortlisted) and James Miller (Time Out Rising Star).
- 2.The Bubble5:00
- 3.Anniversary (With Shabaka Hutchings)9:20
- 4.What Do You See When You Close Your Eyes?6:51
- 6.Freud & Jung Ride The Tunnel Of Love (With Shabaka Hutchings)6:12
- 7.The Angel5:57
- 8.Lose ourselves7:17
More on the album/book
A beautifully packaged book of short stories + Audio CD: a unique and compelling marriage of music and literature.
Fascinating… Marries soulful funk and open-hearted jazz with a narrative quality – Independent on Sunday
A beautifully realized musical-literary-art project… Special indeed – Textura
A recording of stunning creativity and originality – London Jazz
Absorbing… Positioned at a crossroads between post-In a Silent Way impressionism and Bill Frisell/Pat Metheny with a 1970s misty mountain hippy folk-rock spirit – Jazzwise
Shockingly refreshing… A rare gem in post-modern music… This release proves that the future of music is on good footing… Freed’s compositional prowess give the album an understated power – Cadence