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Zinnia Spring – Cumbia Percussion Workshop with musician Gerardo Morales
May 21 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Art in the Park welcomes musician Gerardo Morales
Cumbia Percussion Workshop
Saturday May 21st 4pm – 5pm
Free, all ages
Some percussion instruments provided.
Gerardo Morales is a percussionist, guitarist, composer and recording artist from East Los Angeles. He began playing music at the age of 12. He began studying cajón with Peruvian cajónero Zarandonga and Latin percussion with Ricardo Tikki Pasillas. He has traveled the world as a professional musician, performing alongside such artists as Black Eyed Peas, Cristina Aguilera, Kanye West, with Grammy Winner Flamenco dancer Nino de los Reyes and Flamenco guitarist Virtuoso Antonio Rey.
He released two contemporary collaborative albums – Dreaming Awake (G Morales), and Burning Star (Burning Star, artist collective). As a member of Burning Star.
He has a been teaching music for over 15 years both privately and through the Neighborhood Music School, LAUSD and L.A.C.E.R. After School.
Events and workshops will be held outside and inside, please visit artintheparkla.org for updated info on covid protocols. Let’s keep each other healthy, please stay home if you feel unwell or have any potential covid symptoms.
Art in the Park proud is a proud partner site of The Los Angeles Department of Cultural Affairs.
This workshop is park of Zinnia Spring which is made possible by a Neighborhood Purpose Grant for the Hermon Neighborhood Council.
**please note change to workshop, is not a member of Poco Pocho. Poco Pocho will be playing on May 28th from 3-5 at AITP**