Claude Coleman Jr.

Teaching Artist

Claude Coleman Jr. is best known as the perversely versatile live/studio drummer for cult-rock gods WEEN. For more than twelve years he has commanded audiences around the globe with his powerfully dynamic performances. His drumming talents have also been well employed by many other artists including CHOCOLATE GENIUS and ELYSIAN FIELDS. 

A multi-instrumentalist, Coleman is also the singer/songwriter for his own group Amandla and the owner/operator of recording studio J Town Studio, in his resident town of Jersey City,NJ and has received critical acclaim for his independently released debut record, Falling Alone. In addition to his work at Music Ascension, Claude is the Director of the Paul Green School of Rock in NYC where he also teaches drums, guitar, bass, and vocals.