Below you will find my free cajon lessons for beginners, arranged in order as I believe you should learn the excercises. It’s a form of a cajon course. More videos and lessons to follow, even with guitarist and bassist, so keep an eye out!
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An introduction to the cajon, the basic sounds and a first excercise for the cajon
An introduction to the origin of the cajon and your first cajon funk groove
Funk / R&B / Hip-Hop – Basic 4/4 groove
Here’s a basic Rumba groove lesson, explained and counted. A very important groove for any latin music!
Blues/shuffle/R&B groove on the cajon Plus practise along song
A first co-ordination groove lesson, where you learn to play with a brush, your foot and your hand simultaniously, and learn the samba groove
Learn your first Bulerias (flamenco pattern) on the cajon,
how to count it, clap it and play it.
A reminder on how important posture is and how to get the optimum sound out of your cajon.
Another co – ordination groove lesson, this time we look at the bossa nova
A lesson on how to mike up your cajon for live concerts and studio work.