Jason Ennis


The word “mukana” (moo-kah-nah) in the Shona language means “opportunity.” The band Mukana is a unique world-class ensemble fusing global songs and rhythms with a distinctive jazz sensibility.

Mukana is:
– Zimbabwean singer/songwriter/Multi-instrumentalist Tendai Muparutsa (Artist in Residence in African Music Performance at Williams College)
– Chilen singer/songwriter Natalia Bernal
– Haitian singer Nadine Niles (of the powerhouse Haitian roots band Lakou Mizik)
– Guitarist/musical director Jason Ennis
– Saxophonist/arranger Michael Zsoldos
– Drummer Conor Meehan
Joined by:
Bassists Ituiguara Brandão or Gregg August