THE SPHERES of contemporary jazz, English/Celtic folk and world music unite in this inviting five-track debut EP from Flekd – an acoustic quintet who, between them, draw on an impressive depth of musical experience, possessing the skills to convincingly weave together these various strands into cohesive, chamber music soundscapes.
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Jane South flute, accordion
Rebecca Nash piano
Moss Freed guitar
Rob Paterson double bass
Matt Fisher drums, percussion
MOSS FREED’s ‘What Do You See When You Close Your Eyes?’ was launched earlier this year, but only recently has this album-as-book fallen into my hands. I find it a recording of stunning creativity and originality.
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Moss Freed guitar, backing vocals
Ruth Goller bass, backing vocals
Alice Zawadzki violin, vocals
Marek Dorcik drums
Shabaka Hutchings bass clarinet, tenor saxophone
The writers (poems and stories):
Naomi Alderman – ‘The Bubble’
Colum McCann – ‘Anniversary’
James Miller – ‘What Do You See When You Close Your Eyes?’
Lawrence Norfolk – ‘Caravans’
Joe Dunthorne – ‘Freud and Jung Ride the Tunnel of Love’
Hanan al-Shaykh – ‘The Angel’
Babel Label – BDV13114 (2013)