Maria Zemantauski

Petty Feet & Mistletoe

by Maria Zemantauski

Released 2010
Futon Dog Music
Released 2010
Futon Dog Music
Instrumental renditions to celebrate the Christmas season arranged for classical guitar and guitar with cello, percussion and bass.
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“Petty Feet & Mistletoe” is the long-awaited Christmas cd by classical and flamenco guitarist, Maria Zemantauski.
With her usual style and flair, Maria Z. celebrates traditional songs of the season with a few surprises along the way.
These instrumental renditions of classics are arranged for solo guitar and guitar with cello (Monica Roach), percussion (Brian Melick) and bass (Scott Petito).

With an original cover illustration by artist, Jane Reineke and masterfully engineered and co-produced by Scott …
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Under the Lemon Tree

by Maria Zemantauski

Released 2005
Futon Dog Productions
Released 2005
Futon Dog Productions
flamenco & classical style nylon guitar fusion
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"While there's no denying that Maria Zemantauski is the region's preeminent flamenco guitarist, and is arguably one of the world's finest practitioners of Spain's most passionate music to boot, the thing that continues to blow our minds is how that doesn't seem to be enough for her. In solo and a variety of ensemble performances over the past year, Zemantauski has continually pushed the boundaries of the possible with her trusty 6-string, blending genres that …
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Seeing Red

by Maria Zemantauski

Released 2000
Futon Dog Productions
Released 2000
Futon Dog Productions
flamenco-style guitar & guitar accompanied by udu drum, cajon, kenjira, castañuelas, palmas, baile, cello & bass
NOTES
This second cd release from guitarist, Maria Zemantauski, has been described as "simply dazzling" and "world class." Unlike "Mrs. Laughinghouse" - Zemantauski's critically acclaimed debut recording of solo guitar music - "Seeing Red" offers guitar accompanied by udu drum, cajon, kenjira, riq, castañuelas, palmas, baile, cello and bass.
Zemantauski once again combines classic repertoire pieces by such composers as Sabicas and Granados with first rate original compositions. Her dynamic guitar style blends classical and …
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Mrs. Laughinghouse

by Maria Zemantauski

Released 1997
Futon Dog Productions
Released 1997
Futon Dog Productions
flamenco & classical guitar
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Voted the Best Solo Guitarist in New York's Capital Region. Maria Zemantauski has been described as "World class, a real player...a musician with astounding, breathtaking technique...and not at the expense of soul." (Metroland)

Her debut cd, Mrs. Laughinghouse has won her national acclaim as one of the few touring female flamenco-style guitarists in the world.

As one reviewer wrote, "Too often flamenco-style guitarists get caught in the speed-equals-passion trap, but not Maria Zemantauski. …
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