Mama Tokus

Mama in moving pictures

Here's a selection of videos. Just in case you're bored with Netflix...

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Music

Find out how to buy my music here and my email’s mama@mamatokus.com if you wanna book me

What’s Goin’ On?

I add a little bit more of a lady’s lament to Marvin’s call, with Tom Unwin taking care of the groove

I’m Hip

…and so’s Tom Unwin on this wonderfully arch number from Bob Dorough & Dave Frishberg

Swungover

A Mama Tokus original about the joys (and side effects) of swing dancing

Mood Indigo

A pre-lockdown, safely-ventilated version of this number, with the King Tut Trio. In a barn.

When I’m Kissin’ My Love

Respectin’ Bill Withers in this socially-distanced Loopstation cover with Tom on the keys, gettin’ down!

Twisted

Mine & Tom’s version of this fabulous Annie Ross song (you might know Joni’s version too?)

Poor Impulse Control

My own number, celebrating my own particular mindset. But swingin’ too!

The Get-Together

My pro-social singalong show, featuring fabulous soul, gospel, blues and funk tunes for YOU to join in with

Spoken Word

See more about my performance poetry antics on this site right here

QueenSpeech

A Loopstation piece for the ladeeez. Specifically, forgotten black women.

All the Right Thoughts

…but In The Wrong Order.

A live version (with The King Tut Trio) of this piece about how confusion scatters the action we need.

Host of Apples and Snakes

The UK’s foremost spoken word agency put us poets on during a pandemic.

This particular show featured Dizraeli, one of my faves!

Introducing Mama Tokus

This is how I say hello at a poetry session!

Real Lady

I was worried about the effect of body-image pressure on the chicks. So I thought I’d parody Eminem. Class film made by Amanda Bluglass

The Next Time Around

A procrastinator makes plans…

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