AU $170.00 – AU $250.00
Versatile and fun to play! A great addition to any percussionist’s lineup.
– Lacquered hardwood body
– Resonant plywood main playing surface
– Internal adjustable snare
– Large internal resonance space
Height: 50cm // Length: 30cm
Depth: 30cm // Weight: 3.5kg
** Our demo model has a few small scratches but it in perfect working order.
A cajon (pronounced kah-hon) is a percussion instrument that originated in Peru but has since become popular worldwide. The word “cajon” means “box” or “drawer” in Spanish, which accurately describes its basic box-like structure. The instrument is made of wood and features six sides, typically with a hole in the back for sound projection.
The front surface of the cajon is the playing area, usually made of thin plywood, and it is the part that the musician sits on or strikes with their hands and fingers to produce sound. The player can create various tones and rhythms by striking different parts of the front surface with different techniques. For example, striking the center generally produces a deep bass sound, while hitting the edges or corners can produce higher-pitched snare-like sounds.
Cajons are popular in various music genres, including flamenco, Latin, world, and acoustic music. They are appreciated for their versatility, portability, and ability to provide a rich and rhythmic accompaniment to a wide range of musical styles. Due to their accessible nature, cajons are often used by both professional musicians and casual players in studio recordings, live performances, and jam sessions.