Paul Jennings

Author of Hal Leonard Cajon Method & Djembe Method

Percussionist Paul Jennings is the author of two best-selling method books, Hal Leonard Cajon Method and Hal Leonard Djembe Method, and is the founder of PlayCajon, one of the world's most popular lesson websites for hand percussion.

Paul's 20 year career in the music industry has taken him to over 25 countries. Playing sell out runs on Broadway, New York to major sporting events in Hong Kong and Bahrain, with a diverse range of artists including Jethro TullRed Hot Chilli Pipers, and James Devine (world's fastest tap dancer, Guinness World Records).

Paul is the founder and CEO of PlayCajon an educational website which provides online video lessons and courses for cajon. Now PlayCajon is one of the most popular sites for hand percussion lessons on the internet and has over 28,000 YouTube subscribers

Paul has produced over 200 lesson videos for percussion and recently collaborated with TED Ed to create a video animation lesson called Rhythm in a Box: The Story of the Cajon

Paul has been recognized for his work in The New York TimesThe Boston Globe, and Modern Drummer, and has had primetime television appearances on the BBCWNBCPBS, and CBC. Paul has also been a featured performer at the Hal Leonard booth at the NAMM Show alongside bass legends Victor Wooten, and Billy Sheehan.

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