Swamp Mama Johnson
With a great love and respect for the musical pillar that is American rhythm and
blues, Swamp Mama Johnson has managed to create an original repertoire that stretches
from the tightest funk to the most psychedelic jazz-blues. And as thousands of
loyal "Gatorheads" already know, that Mama Groove defies anyone to sit
still. Go ahead and try!
"The band had the ability to carry a groove like a seasoned funk ensemble...
I don't believe anyone could sit still through this show if they tried."
- Ashley Goddard, The Anchorage Press
"Gatorheads were gyrating their half-naked bodies with the fervor of Grateful
Dead audiences of old." - The Rocket
"A veritable stew it is with dashes of everything from funk to ska and
big helpings of serious musicianship thrown in... Swamp Mama Johnson dish it
all up with the assurance and style of bands 10-20 years their senior."
- What's Up?
"...people started grooving the instant the band started its set. We're
talking an unusual mix; College-aged kids. Middle-aged men wearing Bermuda shorts
and sporting a pair of love handles. Kids in baseball caps sitting between mom
and dad. Couples in their 60's." - Whidbey News-Times