Jaka

Jaka

JAKA is a World Beat dance band based in Santa Fe, NM. Described as Rusted Root and Mickey Hart meet African artists King Sunny Ade', Johhny Clegg and Thomas Mapfumo, the group has a driving percussive sound with bright, soaring melodies.

Touring consistently through the West, their highly original, relentlessly upbeat sound has garnered an eclectic fanbase. Spanning the spectrum from the hippie jam festival scene to the culturally-oriented performing arts arena to universities and even elementary schools, a Jaka performance appeals to all... more