Ozomatli

Ozomatli

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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

Ozomatli Ozomatli (Album) Almo Sounds US 1998 Sell This Version
Ozomatli Embrace The Chaos (Album) Interscope Records Canada 2001 Sell This Version
MINITOUR1 Ozomatli Embrace The Chaos Tour(CD, Mini, MiniAlbum, Promo, Smplr) Interscope Records MINITOUR1 Europe 2001 Sell This Version
none Ozomatli Live(CD, Album) Not On Label none US 2002 Sell This Version
Ozomatli Street Signs (Album) Concord Records 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
Ozomatli Don't Mess With The Dragon (Album) Concord Records US 2006 Sell This Version
Ozomatli Fire Away (Album) Downtown Music UK 2010 Sell This Version
Wtm39267 Ozomatli Happy Feet Two - The Video Game(CD, Album) WaterTower Music Wtm39267 2011 Sell This Version
Mwg0154 Ozomatli Ozomatli presents Ozokidz (CD, Album) Hornblow recordings Mwg0154 2012 Sell This Version
Ozomatli Place In The Sun (Album) Vanguard Records Australasia 2014 Sell This Version

Singles & EPs

Ozomatli Cut Chemist Suite (Single) Almo Sounds UK 1998 Sell This Version
AMS8P-8059 Ozomatli Give It To The Fuckin' DJ(12") Almo Sounds AMS8P-8059 US 1998 Sell This Version
0103306ALM Ozomatli Cumbia De Los Muertos(CD, Single, Promo) Almo Sounds 0103306ALM Germany 1998 Sell This Version
AMS9P-8050 Ozomatli Cumbia De Los Muertos / Super Bowl Sundae(Cass, Maxi, Promo) Almo Sounds AMS9P-8050 US 1998 Sell This Version
AMS5P-8060 Ozomatli La Misma Canción(CD, Single, Promo) Almo Sounds AMS5P-8060 US 1998 Sell This Version
Ozomatli Super Bowl Sundae (Single) Almo Sounds 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
Ozomatli Vocal Artillery (Single, Maxi) Interscope Records US 2001 Sell This Version
Ozomatli Coming Up (EP) Concord Records Europe 2003 Sell This Version
PRO-CJ-0047-2 Ozomatli Saturday Night(CD, Single, Promo) Concord Records PRO-CJ-0047-2 US 2004 Sell This Version
Ozomatli Saturday Night / Ya Viene El Sol (The Beatle Bob Remix) Up Above Records US 2005 Sell This Version
UPA 3089-1 Ozomatli Saturday Night / Who's To Blame(12") Up Above Records UPA 3089-1 US 2005 Sell This Version