Rhythm in a box: The story of the cajon drum – Paul Jennings


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Many modern musical instruments are complicated pieces of machinery with many moving parts. But the cajon is simply a drum and a stand and a seat all in one box. Paul Jennings explains the history behind the cajon and how it has become one of the most versatile and popular percussion instruments in the world today.

Lesson by Paul Jennings, animation by Avi Ofer.

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2 Responses to Rhythm in a box: The story of the cajon drum – Paul Jennings

  1. And a great instrument it is!
    It made me think of the Caribbeans, the steel drums, which originated from oil drums and developed from there. People are really resourceful.

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  2. I just got my first cajon a few weeks ago, LOVE it!!

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