Introducing The DJs: John Morales

Legend is an overused word, but it’s the perfect way to describe New York born DJ, and producer John Morales, who is an innovator and pioneer when it comes to DJ-ing, remixing and production. This has been the case since he made a breakthrough in the seventies after playing at clubs like the Limelight and Studio 54. For John Morales this was just the start of his musical journey.

Nowadays, John’s one of the most respected and hardest working DJ, producers and remixers. However, the name John Morales means different things to different people. To dancers across the globe he’s known for his carefully crafted, floor-filling sets of boogie, disco and house. However, this is only part of the John Morales story.

He’s also known for his inimitable M + M mixes which are a favourite of many other DJs. This is sure to include his new remix of Catch Me If You Can, from Matt Warren’s Nu-House classic Music Is My Life, which features legendary house diva Pepper Gomez. John Morales’ M +M Mix of Catch Me If You Can will feature on Wake Up! Music Remixes DJ Wall Of Sound Volume 1: Matt Warren’s Music Is My Life, which will be released by Wake Up! Music on the ‘19th’ July 2019. This is just the latest remix John Morales has worked on.

John Morales has also worked with the great and good of music including the Queen of Soul Aretha Franklin, Marvin Gaye, The Temptations, Candi Staton, Teddy Pendergrass, the Rolling Stones and Barry White, Some five decades since his career began, John Morales has over 650 remixes to his credit, and the great man shows no sign of slowing down as he continues to tour the world winning friends wherever he goes with his legendary DJ sets.

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