"Opus 1"

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.

Track Listing:

1. The Last Samurai

2. Reminiscing

3. The Country

4. Prelude & Song Variations

Credits:

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

 

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