Gerardo Rosales born in Caracas Venezuela began his musical career at the end of the 70’s. In Venezuela he plaid as percussionist with the major orchestras of his country. In 1992, he set up his base in The Netherlands and since then he toured all over world. He has recorded 17 CDs with his band and over 70 CDs with other artists. Gerardo Rosales specializes in Latin Jazz, Salsa and Cuban, Venezuelan and caribbean rhythms. He has founded important projects like Combo Mundial, Venezuelan Masters Orchestra, Charanga La Crisis, Our Latin Groove, La Gran Charanga, Son del Sofa, Descarga Venezolana and many others.
Gerardo Rosales played with The Rosenberg Trio, Saskia Laroo, Hans Dulfer, Benjamin Herman, Peter Beets, Tango Extremo, Drums United, Nueva Manteca, New Cool Colective, Fra Fra Sound, Denisse Jannah, Laura Fygi, Izaline Calister, Metropole Orchestra, Holland Big Band, Cubop City Big Band, Lilian Vieira, Maite Hontelé, Dee Dee Bridgewater, Benny Bailey, Paquito D' ’Rivera, Bebo Valdés, Toots Thielemans, Jimmy Bosch, Herman Olivera, Oscar D' ’León, Jose Alberto "El Canario", Andy Montañéz, Meñique, Edy Martínez, Carlos “Patato” Valdés, Conexión Latina, Orlando Valle “Maraca", Orlando Poleo, Alfredo Rodríguez, Armando Peraza, Luisito Quintero, Ramón Valle, Larry Harlow, Adalberto Santiago, Frankie Vazquez, Oscar Hernandez, Africando and many more.