Ozomatli

Ozomatli

Profile:
Ozomatli are an LA-based band who combine Latin and world music influences with funk and hip-hop. The group is also very politically conscious, promoting social change both in their music and through activism. They have gathered a large fan base due to their pure energy at live shows.

Chali 2na and Cut Chemist of Jurassic 5 were both originally members of Ozomatli. They have since left the group but both make guest appearances on Ozomatli's latest album, Street Signs. Since their departure Ozomatli have recruited rappers Justin "El Niño" Poree and Jabu and turntablist DJ Spinobi into their ranks.

The current lineup of the band, at the time of the release of Street Signs, is:

Wil-Dog Abers - Bass, background vocals
Raul Pacheco - Guitar, Tres, Jarana, Lead Vocals
Justin Poree - Percussion, Rap Vocals
Asdru Sierra - Trumpet, Lead Vocals, Piano, Acoustic Guitar
Ulises Bella - Saxophone, Clarinet, Requinto Jarocho, Kayboards, Background Vocals
Jiro Yamaguchi - Tabla, Percussion, Background Vocals
Mario Calire - Drums
Sheffer Bruton - Trombone, Background Vocals
DJ Spinobi - Turntables
Jabu - Rap Vocals
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Ozomatli Discography

Albums

AMSD-80020 Ozomatli Ozomatli (Album) Almo Sounds AMSD-80020 US 1998 Sell This Version
0694931402 Ozomatli Embrace The Chaos (Album) Interscope Records 0694931402 Canada 2001 Sell This Version
none Ozomatli Live(CD, Album) Not On Label none US 2002 Sell This Version
CCD-2200-2 Ozomatli Street Signs (Album) Concord Records, Real World Records CCD-2200-2 US 2004 Sell This Version
CCD2-2298-2 Ozomatli Live At The Fillmore(CD + DVD) Concord Records CCD2-2298-2 US 2005 Sell This Version
CCD-2305-2 Ozomatli Don't Mess With The Dragon (Album) Concord Records CCD-2305-2 US 2006 Sell This Version
VVR736787P Ozomatli Fire Away (Album) Downtown Music VVR736787P UK 2010 Sell This Version
015707824323 Ozomatli Place In The Sun (Album) Vanguard Records 015707824323 Australasia 2014 Sell This Version

Singles & EPs

AMS5P-8052 Ozomatli Cut Chemist Suite (Single) Almo Sounds AMS5P-8052 UK 1998 Sell This Version
AMS8P-8059 Ozomatli Give It To The Fuckin' DJ(12") Almo Sounds AMS8P-8059 US 1998 Sell This Version
12ALM63PR1 Ozomatli Super Bowl Sundae (Single) Almo Sounds 12ALM63PR1 UK 1999 Sell This Version
0103376ALM Ozomatli Como Ves(CD, Single) Almo Sounds 0103376ALM Germany 1999 Sell This Version
none Ozomatli Super Bowl Sundae / Cut Chemist Suite(12") Not On label none Europe 1999 Sell This Version
none Ozomatli Cut Chemist Suite(CDr, Single, Promo) Rondor Music (London) none UK 2000 Sell This Version
INTR-10555-2 Ozomatli Vocal Artillery (Maxi, Single) Interscope Records INTR-10555-2 US 2001 Sell This Version
CCD-2210-2 Ozomatli Coming Up (EP) Concord Records CCD-2210-2 Europe 2003 Sell This Version
UPA 3089-1 Ozomatli Saturday Night / Ya Viene El Sol (The Beatle Bob Remix) Up Above Records UPA 3089-1 US 2005 Sell This Version
UPA 3102-1 Ozomatli Santiago / Who's To Blame(12", Single) Up Above Records UPA 3102-1 US 2005 Sell This Version
OZOSP1 Ozomatli Can't Stop(CD, Single, Promo) Universal OZOSP1 Europe 2007 Sell This Version
972003-3 Ozomatli Ya Llego!(CD, Single) Not On Label 972003-3 Unknown Sell This Version