MaMuse Framed Photo


“Ma” as in Mamma; “Muse” as in ‘the one who inspires,’ is sweet soul, folk revival served with a playful splash of uplifting lyrics in haunting harmony.

This merry duo (Sarah Nutting and Karisha Longaker), weave voices like a Celtic knot upon a sparse instrumental pallet of upright bass, guitar, mandolins and flutes. Original songs transmitted through the heart and infused with improvisation and storytelling, leave audiences softened and singing along. Creating beauty and magic wherever they go, MaMuse is what a meadow would sound like if it could sing.

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MaMuse on Prairie Home Companion “Duets” Cd along with Gillian Welch, Emmilou Harris and many more!!

We are so Honored to be selected to be a part of Prairie Home Companions second edition “Duets” album. The album features their favorite duets ever to appear on the show and includes Gillian Welch and David Rawlins, Emmilou Harris and Buddy Miller, Sam Bush and Stuart Duncan, Robin and Linda Williams and Many more. This is truly a fantastic and eclectic mix of musical duets at their best. check it out at:

http://www.prettygoodgoods.org/products/134111 OR


Also available on iTunes and Amamzon.


Here is a newly recorded version of our most popular song “Hallelujah” as performed on Garrison Keillor’s A Prairie Home Companion. Feel free to download and share it. You can also vote for us in their annual Duet Singer Competition! Thanks for your exuberance and support of our music!

Hallelujah – MaMuse (via Bandcamp)

MaMuse on Prairie Home Companion Oct 20th

MaMuse is honored to have been selected to perform in St. Paul at the Fitzgerald Theater this Saturday October 20th on Garrison Keillor’s A Prairie Home Companion Duet Conteset!!  How very exciting Indeed! You can tune in live by checking the official PHC website. The show will air live 5pm Central Time (3pm pacific Time) this Saturday. If you wish to vote you may do so from your home computer. Check the web site listed above for details.  Thank you all for all of your love and blessings over the years, we are feeling held in the best way possible.

Sarah and Karisha

MaMuse Thanks You

We thank you!

MaMuse – Natural Order

MaMuse singing “Natural Order”, barefoot in Bidwell park.

All The Way

MaMuse begins their cross country tour @ Lady fest 2008 in Nevada City Ca.