Max Uballez was born in a tenement on 4th and Hewitt, a few blocks from downtown Los Angeles, and raised in the William Mead Housing Projects. A self-taught musician and composer, he recorded his first album when he was nineteen years old with The Romancers.
Max produced and co-produced several iconic recordings of the ‘60’s, including Land of 1000 Dances by Cannibal and the Headhunters, and has worked with Eddie Davis, Bob Keane, Frank Zappa, Sergio Mendes, Ahmet Ertegun and Fred Catero. Max’s first album, Do the Slauson, is considered the blueprint for the Chicano East Side Sound, and Max has been called the Brian Wilson of ‘60’s Southern California Chicano music. He is featured in the PBS documentary, Chicano Rock. Max is a practicing Buddhist and CEO of Xela-Co Media, LLC.
Alexander Uballez was born in the Bay Area. He has lived in Los Angeles and New York City, and currently resides in Albuquerque, where he prosecutes crimes against children for the people of the State of New Mexico.