Dominique Patrick Noel

Dominique Patrick Noel

Dominique is a native of Paris, France with native roots from the islands of Haiti and Martinique. He comes from a line of talented musicians such as his grandfathers and his father. Dominique is a self-taught musician who began playing the drums at the age of 7 and throughout his high school years. While living in the island of Martinique at 12 years old, he developed his skills playing Zouk and Kompa music. Dominique’s introduction into the genre of Latin music took birth while he learned to play the bongós with the different bands in which his father performed. In 1998, he became the co-founder and musical Director of Pablo Antonio y La Firma (1998-2008). Dominique performed Septime Weber, Artistic Director of the Washington Ballet with his choreography “Juanita y Alicia” on a tour of many U.S. cities. Over the course of his musical career, he has performed for more than 250,000 people varying in festivals, concerts, private events throughout some of the U.S., as well as Puerto Rico and El Salvador. Dominique has also lent his musical skills on several TV and radio jingles. He currently and proudly endorses the Soultone cymbals and the Los Cabos drumsticks.
Instruments that Dominique masters/plays:
Timbales / Congas / Jr. Congas / Bongos / All minor percussion (Clave, Guiro, Maracas, Cowbell) / Guira / Tambóra / Surdo / Djembe / Cajon / Bélè Drums / Tibwa Rhythm Sticks / Drum Set
Musical styles that Dominique masters/plays:
Salsa / Timba / Son Cubano / R-n-B / Pop / Go-Go / Hip Hop / Jazz / Latin Jazz / Merengue / Cumbia / Bossa Nova / Samba / Beguine / Quadrille / Mazurka / Haitian Kompa / Zouk
Dominique is presently performing with:
Musical Director of Raul Morel’s Orquesta (2012-Present) / Ernest (EC3) Coleman (2012-Present) / Verny Varela (2005-Present) / Orquesta La Leyenda (2006-Present) / Laura Sosa y Pa’ Gozar! (2011-Present) / SalBomPlé (2012-Present) / Edwin Ortiz & Oquesta La Romana (2013-Present) / Orquesta Tropikiimba (2006-2014) / Bio Ritmo (2011-2014)
Dominique has performed with:
Sin Miedo Band (1999-2001) / Latin Sound Band (2005-2010) / Grupo Piloto “809” (2008-2012) / Grupo Jalao (2008-2012) / Orquesta Timbason (2006-2012)

Dominique has worked with the following Artists:

• Marcé & Tumpak (1989) - Tibwa Rhythm Sticks and Bélè Drums
• Guy Durosier (1997) - Drums
• Lalo Rodriguez (2002) - Timbales
• Caña Brava (2002) - Congas
• Jean-Claude Eugene (2009 & 2011) - Drums
• Michel “El Buenon” (2012) – Timbales
• Tarralyn Ramsey (2013) – Full Percussion Set-Up
• Tito Rojas (2013) - Bongós / Cowbell
• Asdrubar (2013) – Timbales
• Proyecto A “formely Los Adolescentes” (2013) - Timbales
• Frankie Negron (2013) - Timbales
• Manny Fuentes (2013) - Timbales
• Anthony Cruz (2014) - Bongós / Cowbell
• Pastor Lopez (2014) – Guiró
• Héctor Rey (2014) - Bongós / Cowbell
• Ommy Cardona (2014) - Timbales
• Ismael Rivera Jr. (2014) - Timbales
Discography that Dominique has participated on:
Mama Linda - Sin Miedo (1999)
Bongós / Cowbell
Al Natural! - Pablo Antonio y La Firma (2000)
Congas / Bongós / Cowbell / Guira
Discography Cont’d:
La Clave - Sin Miedo (2001)
Bongós / Cowbell / Guiró
Emotions - Jean-Claude Eugene (2002)
Congas / Timbales / Bongós
Ya Llegó La Leyenda! - Orquesta La Leyenda (2007)
Timbales / Coros
Dónde Están Corazón? - Pablo Antonio y La Firma (2008) (Promo Only)
Congas / Tambóra
Yo Soy El Que Soy – Timbason La Original (2009)
Drums / Timbales / Bongós / Cowbell / Guiró
Esa Morena Tiene Una Cosa - Pablo Antonio y La Firma (2010) (Promo Only)
Congas / Tambóra
Latin Flavor - Laura Sosa y Pa’ Gozar! (2012) (Jingle/Promo Only)
Timbales / Congas / Bongós / Cowbell / Guiro / Maracas
Por Tus Besos - Bachata VIP (Rompiendo Corazones CD 2012)
Bongós / Guira
Deep Inside of Me - Stephanie Rebecca (2013)
Congas / Shakers
It’s All About The Rhythm - Ernest “EC3” Coleman (2013)
Timbales / Congas / Bongós / Cowbell / Shekere / Shakers / Surdo drum
De La Fusion Total – Orquesta Tropikiimba (2014 in production)
Timbales / Electronic Drums / Maracas
All of Me (Salsa Version Single) – Raul Morel (2014 in production)
Timbales / Bass Drum / Co-Producer
Nap Chanté Nwel - Jean-Claude Eugene (2014 in production)
Drums / Congas / Bongós / Cowbell

My Soultone Set: 

16" Gospel Crash
15" FXO B6

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