How to Play the Cajon

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    1. History & Anatomy of the Cajon
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    Where in the world did the cajon come from? In this lesson, Kalani gives a history of this boxy percussion instrument and discusses its various types.

    Where in the world did the cajon come from? In this lesson, Kalani gives a history of this boxy percussion instrument and discusses its various types.

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    2. Proper Position for Playing Cajon
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    Learning how to play the cajon helps any musician develop useful rhythm and drumming skills. This lesson focuses on the two primary styles of playing.

    Learning how to play the cajon helps any musician develop useful rhythm and drumming skills. This lesson focuses on the two primary styles of playing.

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    3. Primary Techniques for Playing Cajon
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    There are two basic sound techniques for playing the cajon. In this music lesson, learn how to play them along with a metronome for timely rhythm.

    There are two basic sound techniques for playing the cajon. In this music lesson, learn how to play them along with a metronome for timely rhythm.

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    4. Alternative Techniques for Playing Cajon
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    The cajon is a versatile and unique percussion instrument. In this music lesson, Kalani demonstrates a variety of fun ways to play the cajon.

    The cajon is a versatile and unique percussion instrument. In this music lesson, Kalani demonstrates a variety of fun ways to play the cajon.

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    5. Cajon Hand Conditioning Exercises
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    Drummers, percussionists, and cajon players! Learn how to play the cajon in a relaxed way while building hand strength, accuracy, and solid sound.

    Drummers, percussionists, and cajon players! Learn how to play the cajon in a relaxed way while building hand strength, accuracy, and solid sound.

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