Mama U-Seapa

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All Music Guide - Stewart Mason
The second solo album by former NRBQ guitarist Steve Ferguson and his new combo, the Midwest Creole Ensemble, Mama-U-Seapa finds the Louisville, KY-based guitarist reunited with his old bandmates for a couple of songs, including a boogie-woogie Terry Adams instrumental called "Hey Little Brother." The other two covers are an odd pair: Piano Red's hoodoo jive "Coo Cha" and the Time's silly funk "Jungle Love," both of which Ferguson treats like they were his own. Ferguson's originals are a sly mix of New Orleans swing, Memphis soul, and Nashville rockabilly, and his aptly named band brings enough funk and spirit to power even the couple of tracks that aren't top-drawer ...
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Stewart Mason
The second solo album by former NRBQ guitarist Steve Ferguson and his new combo, the Midwest Creole Ensemble, Mama-U-Seapa finds the Louisville, KY-based guitarist reunited with his old bandmates for a couple of songs, including a boogie-woogie Terry Adams instrumental called "Hey Little Brother." The other two covers are an odd pair: Piano Red's hoodoo jive "Coo Cha" and the Time's silly funk "Jungle Love," both of which Ferguson treats like they were his own. Ferguson's originals are a sly mix of New Orleans swing, Memphis soul, and Nashville rockabilly, and his aptly named band brings enough funk and spirit to power even the couple of tracks that aren't top-drawer material. This is a soulful, rocking good time.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 7/18/1995
  • Label: Schoolkids Records
  • UPC: 748775152028
  • Catalog Number: 1520

Album Credits

Performance Credits
Steve Ferguson Primary Artist, Indexed Contributor, Banjo, Guitar, Vocals, Ensemble
Miles Davis Horn, Baritone Saxophone
Johnnie Johnson Piano
Mike O'Brien Accordion
Terry Adams Piano
Tom Ardolino Drums
Howie Gano Vocals
Mark Horn Drums
Pat Lentz Guitar
Michael Lipton Guitar
Robert Mackey Bass, Vocals
Joey Spampinato Bass
Rod Wurtele Organ, Piano
Mike Hornei Guitar, Vocals
John Kessler Bass
Rick Mattingly Percussion
Robbie Bartlitt Vocals
Hunt Butler Flute, Horn, Alto Saxophone, Soprano Saxophone
Tonnina Gaines Vocals
Sue O'Neil Vocals
Bob Ramsey Organ
Derrick Siever Horn, Tenor Saxophone
Sonny Stephens Bass, Upright Bass
Mike Hoerni Guitar
Keith Hubbard Keyboards
Jon Ward Trombone
Steve Bottom Trumpet
Max Maxwell Percussion, Drums
Technical Credits
Steve Ferguson Arranger, Producer, Contributor
Terry Adams Arranger, Producer
Bruce Anderson Artwork
Greg Douglas Composer
Howie Gano Producer, Engineer
Joe Gastwirt Mastering
Michael Lipton Producer
Steve Miller Composer
John Kessler Arranger
Rick Mattingly Producer, Liner Notes
Bob Ramsey Score
Perryman Composer
Leonard Turner Composer
Willie Perryman Composer
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