EMMY-nominated composer Tony Morales is known for his sweeping symphonic scores and textural cinematic sound for feature films and television. His orchestral compositions range from dramas and crime thrillers to documentaries, comedies, and animation.
His work includes countless hours of music for television and shows such as the Netflix Original Series Bloodline, Ultra Violet & Black Scorpion for Disney Channel and the NBC heist thriller The Endgame. His latest project, Reacher, was Amazon Prime’s #1 action drama series based on the best-selling novels by Lee Child.
Morales has composed music for several documentaries including the Eva Longoria directed feature documentary “La Guerra Civil” which premiered at the 2022 Sundance Film Festival. He also wrote the music for 30 For 30’s The Dominican Dream which premiered at the Tribeca Film Festival and tells the story of young immigrant Felipe Lopez, the “Dominican Michael Jordan”.
Morales earned a Primetime EMMY nomination for the mini-series Hatfields & McCoys (co-composed with John Debney). He is also known for his score on all three seasons of Disney’s Elena Of Avalor for which he received multiple Daytime EMMY nominations as well as an Annie Award nomination. For the music of ‘Elena’ he mixed various Latin music genres, as well as instrumentation, with the traditional Disney orchestral sound. Tony has collaborated on several projects writing additional music for titles such as Iron Man 3, Fast Five, The Change-Up and Now You See Me.
Born in Southern California, Morales grew up all over the US and now resides in Los Angeles with his wife and two daughters.