Yotam Ishay

Opus 1 (Independent)

Yotam Ishay is an 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.

The band is an eclectic group from all over the world performing music with impressionist harmonies, mixed with melodies and rhythms from the Middle-East & India, and Jazz inspired improvisations.

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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

All of the music was composed & arranged by Yotam Ishay

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 - Sharon Renold

Track Listing

  1. The Last Samurai
  2. The Country
  3. Reminiscing
  4. Prelude & Song Variations

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