How To Play The Cajon: For Beginners
4.6 (249 ratings)
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How To Play The Cajon: For Beginners

Have fun learning to play this unique hand drum. Improve your confidence, and expression on the Cajon!
4.6 (249 ratings)
Course Ratings are calculated from individual students’ ratings and a variety of other signals, like age of rating and reliability, to ensure that they reflect course quality fairly and accurately.
1,106 students enrolled
Created by Larry Crowe
Last updated 2/2019
English
English
Current price: $20.99 Original price: $29.99 Discount: 30% off
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This course includes
  • 1.5 hours on-demand video
  • 1 downloadable resource
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
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What you'll learn
  • By the end of this course you will have a basic understanding of how to play the Cajon. You will have a solid understanding of the basic sounds of this hand drum and how to play some basic rhythms and patterns.
  • Improve you self confidence, and learn to express yourself on this amazing hand drum!
Requirements
  • You will need a Cajon to practice with. You can buy or rent one from your local music store. Also, bring your energy and enthusiasm!
Description

This course is designed to help students learn to play the Cajon. This unique hand drum is fun and easy to play! How To Play The Cajon: For Beginners is a step by step course that will introduce you to the basic tones of this amazing instrument and provide you with a number of patterns and exercises for you to practice.

Each video lecture will provide students with clear and easy to follow instructions. The learning process is gradual and each lesson builds upon the other. This course also includes an easy to read pdf of the exercises and patterns featured throughout the video in music notation form.

Hand drumming is an easy and fun form of personal expression. Students will gain self confidence, improve concentration and relieve stress by taking this course!

Who this course is for:
  • If you've ever wanted to play a hand drum or if you just want to brush up on your basic technique on the Cajon, this is the course for you.
  • If you are an advanced Cajon player this course may not be challenging enough for you.
Course content
Expand all 25 lectures 01:24:38
+ Section 1: Introduction To The Cajon
1 lecture 01:36

This lecture is an introduction to the Cajon. It discusses where the drum originates, what materials it's made from and it's use traditionally and in contemporary culture.

Preview 01:36
+ Section 5: Basic Patterns for the Bass and Slap Tone
7 lectures 22:11
Basic Patterns for the Bass and Slap Tone (Introduction)
00:54
Basic Patterns For The Bass and Slap Tone (Quarter Notes)
03:48
Basic Patterns For The Bass and Slap Tone (Quarter Notes Continued)
02:58
Basic Patterns For The Bass and Slap Tone (Quarter and Eighth Notes)
03:53
Basic Patterns For The Bass and Slap Tone (Quarter and Eighth Notes Continued)
04:10
Basic Patterns For The Bass and Slap Tone (Patterns in 3)
04:32
Basic Patterns For The Bass and Slap Tone (Patterns in 3 Continued)
01:56
+ Section 7: Basic Patterns for the Bass, Slap and Accent Tone
8 lectures 34:30
The Bass, Slap and Accent Tone (Quarter Note Exercises)
02:06
The Bass, Slap and Accent Tone (Quarter Note Exercises Continued)
06:35
The Bass, Slap and Accent Tone (Quarter and Eighth Note Exercises)
03:40
The Bass, Slap and Accent Tone (Quarter and Eighth Note Exercises Continued)
03:42
The Bass, Slap and Accent Tone (Quarter and Eighth Note Exercises Final)
03:22
The Bass, Slap and Accent Tone (Patterns in 6)
05:07
The Bass, Slap and Accent Tone (Patterns in 6 Continued)
03:19
The Bass, Slap and Accent Tone (Patterns in 6 Final)
06:39