Mau Mau Chaplains

Mau Mau Chaplains

 Austin, Texas, USA

These wikked Texas musicians produce some "iriginal" roots reggae with five part harmonies . . .Just close your eyes and listen and you'll be transported to Jamaica on their magical wave of riddems . . .


The Mau Mau Chaplains include veteran musicians from the 80's reggae group The Lotions, as well as country/reggae phenomenon "I-Tex", the Killer Bees, Pressure amongst others. Their Texas roots country alter-ego is the band, "Stop the Truck".

Lineup includes Moe Monsarrat - lead vocals, bass guitar, Miguel Pankratz on Drums, Steve Carter - rhythm guitar, Ed Ferguson on lead, Matt Jacobs on keys, Mark Wilson tenor/bass sax/flute as well as Donny Silverman on sax/flute. They have opened for many of the original reggae stars including Luciano, Freddie McGregor, Third World, Morgan Heritage, the Skatalites, the Meditations, Yellowman and the Sagittarius Band, the Mighty Diamonds, the Itals, Israel Vibration and more.


Mau Mau Chaplains "Live at SXSW", 2008
"Smokey Jones"