After many years of writing and fine-tuning his composition style, Yotam Ishay has released his first official album - "Opus 1".
The album was released on June 20th, 2020, and is 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.
1. The Last Samurai
3. The Country
4. Prelude & Song Variations
Vocals - Harshitha Krishnan
Soprano Saxophone - Nerya Zidon
Violin - Bengisu Gocke
Cello - Emanuel Keller
Piano - Yotam Ishay
Upright Bass - Younghcae Jeong
Percussion - Kan Yanabe
Drum Set - Gal Petel
Mix (Tracks 1 & 3) - Nerya Zidon
Mix (Tracks 2 & 4) - Nick Kodonas
Recording Engineer (Tracks 1 & 3) - Anthony Nguyen
Recording Engineer (Tracks 2 & 4) - Dana Roth, Amir Aharon, Dror Ira Becker
Album Artwork by Sharon Renold