Pianist | Composer | Bandleader
After many years of writing and fine-tuning his composition style, Yotam Ishay is releasing his first official album - "Opus 1". The album is to be released on June 20th, 2020, and will be available on all streaming platforms.
Recorded with Yotam's diverse & intercultural group in the city of Boston on the east coast of America, "Opus 1" contains 4 pieces written & perfected in the years 2017-2018.
The music is a stir of intuitive melodies, together with impressionist textures, middle-eastern rhythms, and jazz improvisations.
Listen to "Opus 1" on Spotify:
Award-winning composer & improviser, a twice finalist of the International Antonin Dvorak Composition Competition.
While studying at Berklee College of Music with a full-tuition scholarship, he has performed and composed for the acclaimed Berklee Indian Ensemble where he collaborated with artists like Zakir Hussain, Shankar Mahadevan, Javier Limón, and Shreya Ghoshal. His compositions have been performed globally.