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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
Living in Kuranda
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|Original Mona Mona Mission Brass band
Bob Marley Jimmy Cliff
Peter Tosh The Eagles
|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