Press & Praise

“Magic Mama produces a kind of De La Soul meets Keller Williams on Sesame Street vibe.”
~ Volume One Magazine

“Lively music, empowering lyrics, and environmentally educational without sacrificing fun.”
~ Natural Life Magazine, New York

“Rhymes ‘GMO-Free’ with ‘MSG’, plays hip-hop with crickets, and offers a thoughtful presentation on environmental stewardship.”
~ Kickapoo Free Press

“Feel-good beats that get you back in tune with Mother Nature.”

~ Duluth Reader

“Magic Mama brings a fresh, new perspective to children’s music. She offers a unique show that clearly demonstrates her respect for children and her commitment to the environment.”
~ Shelly Collins-Fuerbringer, Youth Services Manager,

L.E. Phillips Memorial Public Library

“Magic Mama’s songs are perfect for children, yet offer much for adults to enjoy as well.”
~ Loralee Petersen, Director, Withee Public Library

“The colorful set, lively music, and eco-friendly messages make for a fun, positive atmosphere.”
~ Regina Arndt, Youth Services Librarian, Altoona Public Library

“From the funky stage design, to the lively music, and the fun, participatory opportunities, the energy just surged throughout the room.” ~ Susan Pesheck, Youth Services Librarian, River Falls Library

Rodeo deGaia, Magic Mama’s debut album, has been described as:

“Intricate and mesmerizing rhythms, gorgeous jazzy vocals, clever lyrics, rap influences, and a consistent ecological message… about the importance of working together, respecting each other and the Earth… but without feeling preachy, leavened as they are with humor, both in the music and lyrics.”

~ Leah Langby, Indianhead Federated Library System