Coleman

World/Originals/Acoustic Performance Art

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Ashley Coleman founding member of Mantaka band in the 1980's
Founding member of Gudju Gudju band in the 1990's.
Playing original compositions.
Music as a medium for Ngirrma language maintenance, and educating in schools, Tjapukai Theatre, and local community.
Attended CASM ( Centre for Aboriginal Studies in Music) @ The University of Adelaide, South Australia
With Mantaka supported Warumpi Band and UB40,
Recorded two albums with GudjuGudju 1990's
Recorded debut solo album @ Pegasus Studios 2011
Guitar Mandolin Harmonica Didge Clap sticks.

Ashley Coleman sings in the language of his Grandmothers tongue, together with Ann-Maree Coleman, they have played acoustic Guitar/Mandolin Yidaki Didge and Bibarra Clapsticks since 1995. Their children also join in performances

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Set list
Nyi Gudji
Mara Du
Brothers
Warrma
Djama
Bidjarri Baya:l
Bulmba Ngayang
Walkabout
Living in Kuranda
Koah
Djawurray (Thunder)
Gaway (Stars)
Follow one track
Minya
Djarruy (Birds)


Influences
Original Mona Mona Mission Brass band
Bob Marley Jimmy Cliff
Peter Tosh The Eagles
Bunny Wailer
Ross Hannaford
Bart Willoughby
Dan Coleman
JJ Cale
Eric Clapton
UB40
Gig Highlights
Mantaka being the first band to perform at the Kuranda Amphitheatre,
Touring Mantaka band with Warumpi along the East coast of Australia.
Supporting UB40 @ Kuranda Amphitheatre and Townsville Entertainment Centre
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