Jason Ennis

Mukana


Mukana (meaning “opportunity” in the Shona language of Zimbawe) is an eclectic gathering of world-class musicians hailing from Chile, Haiti, Zimbabwe, Brazil and USA. Fusing traditional songs and rhythms with jazz and sublime arrangements, Mukana creates music that compels you to your feet in a joyful celebration of our global community.


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 Itaiguara Brandão or Gregg August