Tjintu Desert Band

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Tjintu Desert Band
Also known asSunshine Reggae Band
Origin Ikuntji Community, Northern Territory
Genresdesert reggae [1]
Years active2002-
MembersJeffrey Zimran
Joseph Zimran
Terry Marshall
Kieran Multa
Aaron Sharpe
Past membersGregory Marshall
Shane Eggley

Tjintu Desert Band is a Central Australian Indigenous band from Ikuntji, a small community 230 kilometres west of Alice Springs. Previously known as Sunshine Reggae or Sunshine Reggae Band they changed their name to include the Luritja word for "sunshine". They sing in a mixture of Luritja and English. [2] [3]


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  2. Schwartz, Larry (6 November 2014), "Tjintu Desert Band to play at Australasian Worldwide Music Expo", Sydney Morning Herald
  3. Fry, Douglas (12 July 2013), "Desert sons set to rock the city", Canberra Times
  4. Jones, Martin, "Tjintu Desert Band – Tjamuku Ngurra", Rhythms