Gerardo Morales was born and raised in East Los Angeles, he began playing guitar and drums at age 12. He was influenced by various styles of music, such as Classical, Latin, traditional Mexican Rancheras, 80s music, Hip Hop and Rock n’ Roll.
Gerardo has toured and performed with Grammy award winning artists such as Ozomatli, Black Eyed Peas, Christina Aguilera, Kanye West and members of the Carlos Santana band.
In 2012, he released his first album Morales.Lara’s Dreaming Awake. He has worked on films including Toy Story 3, Little Fockers, and Think Like a Man. Gerardo is one of the founding member of the band The Mighty Tears of Joy and is currently working with JME on his newest album.
Gerardo earned his BFA at the Conservatorio Profesional De Música Cristóbal De Morales in Sevilla, Spain. He currently teaches guitar at Neighborhood Music School, Hollywood High School, and King Middle School.
Gerardo is also an accomplished musician and producer who performs throughout the United States, Spain, and Latin America. He is an essential member of LA’s Subsuelo, and under his direction produces Flamenco, Latin, Hip Hop, R&B, and Pop shows throughout the country.