Canicule Tropicale is a musical concept of DJ and collector Philippe Noel dedicated to the sounds of tropical, Caribbean, Latin and Afro-influence musical genres, a mesmerizing and crowd-pleasing selection that keep audiences on the dancefloor. The DJ’s share their keen knowledge and vast collection of rare vinyl and obscure selections that reveal the universal seduction of rhythm from traditional instruments and vocals of the afro-latin diaspora. They highlite music from the golden era of far reaching musical cultures.
Philippe Noël’s passion for music and traveling have kept him crossing the globe in search of the music from the Caribbeans, Africa, South America and beyond. He spearheaded the Canicule Tropicale nights in 2009 which lead to the hugely successful Canicule Tropicale series at the 2011 edition of Montreal Jazz Festival. His attention to detail and musical history reflects on his impeccable collection of music, always finding something new for his audiences.
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AFROBEAT CUMBIA JAZZ BIGUINE SALSA RUMBA KOMPA GUAGUANCO DESCARGA SEMBA REGGAE SKA CADENCE MERENGUE HIGHLIFE GWO-KA SAMBA BOSSA JUJU LINGALA PACHANGA CHARANGA GAITA FUNK CALYPSO ETHIO JAZZ CARIMBO FORRO PLENA MERECUMBE CHA CHA CHA ROCKSTEADY SOUKOUS COUPE DECALE RARA THAI PSYCH MBALAX TUMBAO BOMBA JOLA JOLA GUARACHA SAMBA SOUL CURRULAO SON MONTUNO MAMBO BOOGALOO LIMBO GOOMBAY STEELDRUMS TROPICALIA MACUMBA FOLKLOR PACIFICO PORRO