Rostyslav Voitko

Above The Crowd (Label WhoAble)

Rostyslav Voitko is a saxophonist and composer. Born in 1998. Based in Kyiv, Ukraine. His debut album “Above The Crowd” was recorded in Berlin, Germany. Album consist of 9 original tunes, greatly influenced by Blue Note Era and Rostyslav’s own experience and experiments. Sam Harris – famous pianist, who plays with Ambrose Akinmusire, Ben Van Gelder and many other young lions, took part in recording. Alex Maksymiw – Canadian with Ukrainian roots based in Berlin, played guitar on two tracks. Kristina and Aleksandr made the album swinging hard. Tenor part and organizational process was leaded by Bogdan Gumenyuk.

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Sam Harris - piano
Alex Maksymiw - guitar
Bogdan Gumenyuk - tenor sax
Rostyslav Voitko - alto sax
Kristina Kirik - bass
Aleksandr Poliyakov - drums

Track Listing

  1. Freddie
  2. Dary
  3. Expected Agreement
  4. Heavy Beetle
  5. Above The Crowd
  6. Wading through circles
  7. Chornomorets
  8. Bluffing The Monkey
  9. Rhythm

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