Mir Novostey newspaper, 20.03.2001
There is sense in saying that a talented person is talented in everything. Maria's motto is to reach success everywhere she can. As a result last year Maria Tarasevich started her solo career, and a new stage of her creative work began, she is singing jazz compositions in new "acid" arrangement. She sings with the accompaniment of a famous and talented saxophonist Igor Butman. Michael Kasyanov, prime-minister of Russia, Valentina Matvienko, vice-premier, Alexander Voloshin, the head of the president's administration for whom the singer performed at a country residence on the New Year eve, are among her admirers.