Tropicfusion Net is promoting and cultivating crosscultural music events and music projects since 2002.
We are a musicians & artists network, connecting alternative acts and activists that stand for an artistic melt of urban styles, folclorical roots, tropical rhythms and electronica. We are based in Berlin and cooperating with local and international artists, labels, booking agencies and event organisers.
. organisation of public music events
. music promotion services for artists, online/offline
. design for artists, institutions and commercial clients (web & print)
. networking and connecting international tropical related artists
to institutions and commercial projects
. conceptional development and consulting for crosscultural projects
Philip Marcel, Dipl./MA.
Initiator, Art Director, Musician
cultural management, media production and consulting. As a musician studio & live percussion with Rachelle Jeanty, Nil Luz, Alfred Mehnert, Eric Vaughn, DJ Zhao, Arenor Anuku, La Chusma a.o. Festivals: Carnival 2001 and Recifolia/Recife (Brazil), FUSION Festival 2015/2013/2012 (Germany), CTM Berlin a.o. As a DJ (DJ botanical) from Afro-Latin and Souljazz to up to date global Electronica and Global Bass he is active since the late 90s in Hamburg and Berlin.
"Diligently studying the art of percussion in many African and Afro-diasporic traditions such as Brazillian, Latin, and Middle Eastern since an early age, Germany born Marcel has over the years combined various bodies of knowledge into a dexterous and multi-faceted live drumming style rich with invention and nuance. Guided by a passion for and knowledge of both Afro-Caribbean and Electronic music history" DJ zhao, Ngoma Soundsystem
Booking/PR/Event, Road and Tour manager
MA Intercultural Education; course in Event Management;
Cultural Event productions (since 2001); Road Management: Omar Sosa (2010),
Chico César (2009), Ponto de Equilíbrio (2008), Sonic Junior (2007).
Traditional West African Dance dancer and researcher.