Lyrical. Melodious. Introspective. "Far Away" is a debut album by Edward Zeltser and Izrail Zelman.
was born and raised in Chernivtsi, Ukraine, and graduated from Dnepropetrovsk State Technical University and Moscow University of Arts. He is classically trained in clarinet and piano, and, as a performing musician, played saxophone and clarinet in big bands and small orchestras. Edward is also an accomplished professional photographer. He has been influenced by the works of A. Rodchenko and H. Cartier-Brasson, and the music of S. Rachmaninoff and V. Horovitz. "Far Away" is his first recorded disc. Edward lives in Atlanta, Georgia.
was born and raised in Moscow, Russia, and graduated from Gnessin State Musical College and the Moscow State Conservatory. He is an accomplished pianist, arranger, composer and singer. Izrail is also and ordained Rabbi and a highly regarded theological scholar, writer, poet and teacher. He has been influenced by the works of J.S. Bach and G. Gould, F. Dostoevsky and O. Mandelstam. "Far Away" is his first recorded disc. Izrail lives in Atlanta, Georgia.