Gerardo Rosales began his musical career at the end of the 70. In Venezuela, he was percussionist in the major orchestras of his country. In 1992, he set up his base in The Netherlands has since toured worldwide. He has recorded 17 CDs with his band and over 70 CDs with other artists. He specializes in Latin Jazz, Salsa and cuban, venezuelan and caribbean rhythms. He has founded important projects like El Combo Mundial, Venezuelan Masters Orchestra, Charanga La Crisis, Our Latin Groove, Rumbistico, Cachao Sounds and many others.
Played with The Rosenberg Trio, Saskia Laroo, Hans Dulfer, Benjamin Herman, Peter Beets, Alexander Beets, Lucas van Merwijk, Nueva Manteca, New Cool Colective, Fra Fra Sound, Denise Jannah, Laura Fygi, Liesbeth List, Izaline Calister, Randal Corsen, Hans van Oosterhout, Drums United, Eline, Bas van Lier, Samba Salad, Metropole Orchestra, Loet van der Lee, Holland Big Band, Cubop City Big Band, Tineke Postma, Lilian Vieira,Maite Hontelé,Dee Dee Bridgewater, Benny Bailey, Paquito D’ ’Rivera, Bebo Valdés, Leonardo Almuedo, Toots Thielemans, Jimmy Bosch, Herman Olivera, Oscar D’ ’León, Lazara Cachao,El Canario, Andy Montañéz, Meñique, Fruko, Diego Galé, Edy Martínez, Carlos “Patato” Valdés, Mauricio Silva,Conexión Latina, Maraca, Alfredo Rodríguez, Armando Peraza, Luisito Quintero, Marcial Istúriz, Ramón Valle, Larry Harlow, Luisito Rosario, Adalberto Santiago, Frankie Vazquez,Oscar Hernandez, Conexion Latina & Nicky Marrero.