On January 18, 2012, indie artist, Mary Lemanski will release her second full-length CD, "Speechless".
Online PR News – 17-December-2011 – – On January 18, 2012, indie artist, Mary Lemanski will release her second full-length CD, "Speechless." The album is a mix of instrumentals in various genres. Mary takes the listener on a musical journey without words, touching on World, Classical, Jazz, Rock, and even Hip-Hop. The album begins with the Middle Eastern-influenced, “Morning Sun,” and ends with the contemporary-sounding, “Bye Bye Choo Choo.” There is even a two-piano duet, entitled “Looking Back,” which Mary composed at age 12. The album will be available through her website at www.marylemanski.com, as well as iTunes, Zune, CDBaby, Amazon.com and more.
Mary Lemanski started her professional music career at age 11, playing pipe organ. For the past 13 years, Mary has released her original music as MP3s on the Internet. In 2004, she placed runner-up in the Song of the Year Contest, had a Top 10 Hit on Broadjam.com's New Wave charts, and performed at the One World Festival in St. Cloud, MN. In 2005, she was showcased at Earth Mother Mind Jam in Tempe, AZ, the Putt Putt Pub Crawl in St. Louis, MO, and the Millennium Music Conference in Harrisburg, PA. In May 2006, Mary won honorable mention in the R&B/Hip-Hop category of the Song of the Year Contest. In 2010, Mary Lemanski released her first full-length CD, "Eclectic." Since releasing "Eclectic," Mary has performed at Six Flags Great America and was a Semi-Finalist in the 2011 Song of the Year songwriting contest. She was also a Regional Winner in Flavorpill's A Band Apart competition and was featured on the Chicago Regional Winners mixtape.
Mary earned a Music/Business Administration degree from Millikin University, a certification in audio engineering from the Conservatory of Recording Arts & Sciences, and an MBA in e-Business from the University of Phoenix. She is the Chicago coordinator for Songsalive!, an international songwriting organization. Mary has worked widely in the music industry, including Epitaph Records, BMG Entertainment, Clear Channel Radio, Razormaid.com, and Rhino Staging. Mary has done songwriting, marketing, and image consultation for many record labels and individual artists. She wrote columns for GoGirlsMusic.com and LooseyLucy's Headquarters and opened for Marky Ramone & the Speed Kings, D.I., and Val Emmich. Mary currently teaches piano and performs classical and pop. Her other interests include spending time with her son, acting, dance, writing, and reading.
For more information, visit http://www.marylemanski.com
To request a copy of Speechless for review, please email PaintedGirlRecords@gmail.com