Josh Collazo is a Los Angeles based drummer who specializes in playing 1930's/40's jazz and swing with various groups across the nation. In addition to drumming, Josh has been writing and arranging original jazz compositions for his own group - the Candy Jacket Jazz Band.
Outside of his jazz drumming career, Josh has also been a member of Edward Sharpe and The Magnetic Zeros since 2007. The group accepted their first Grammy in 2013 for the long-form video documentary- Big Easy Express - winning alongside their friends, Mumford & Sons and Old Crow Medicine Show. Edward Sharpe & the Magnetic Zeros' 2009 hit single, "Home", is certified platinum, selling over 1 million copies, and the debut album, "Up From Below", was recently certified gold.
Josh's own group,The Candy Jacket Jazz Band, has released two studio albums as well as a live album which can be picked up on Bandcamp and found on all streaming services. You can also hear his original compositions in the Eddie Murphy film, Mr. Church, as well as the short film, Three Women, directed by Alex Beh. Josh also provides the drums for Disney Junior's Muppet Babies.
In addition to touring the world extensively over the last 20+ years, he has also performed on the Late Show with David Letterman, Conan, Jimmy Kimmel Live, The Ellen DeGeneres Show, Yo Gabba Gabba, The Bachelor, and Austin City Limits. Josh proudly endorses Paiste Cymbals and Vic Firth drumsticks.
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