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Cajon Lesson of the Week: Playing the back of a cajon. 

Hope you enjoy this first Cajon Lesson of the Week.

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Win a 6 month subscription to PlayCajon

Would you like to win a FREE 6 month subscription to PlayCajon? If so, all you have to do is make a short cajon video then post the video to the PlayCajon Facebook page or email it to us. We will then share it and you will receive a FREE 6 month subscription to PlayCajon.

How to do it:

1. Record a short creative cajon video (Must be 1:30 minuets or less)

2. Somewhere in the video you must say: “Learn cajon with” This can be you saying it, holding up a card that says it, or written in the sand on a beach. What ever you think would be cool.

4. Upload the video to YouTube. In the video title you must include PlayCajon (eg: “My solo for PlayCajon”)

4. When tagging the video include: #playcajon & #cajon

5. Post the YouTube link to our Facebook page or email it to us



All videos entries will receive a FREE 6 month subscription to PlayCajon with access to over 150 video lessons.

The competition runs until June 1st 2014 and is open to all ages worldwide.

This competition is great because everyone is a winner!

We can’t wait to see your videos.

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The train beat is a widly used drum beat especially with country music and bluegrass. The best sounds great on the cajon and works very well with brushes. Here is an easy lesson on how to play a train beat with brushes on the cajon. 

For more cajon lessons go to: Play Cajon



Paul Jennings Music

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Looking for a cajon with FREE shipping and FREE lessons?
Look no further.

Looking for a cajon with FREE shipping and FREE lessons?

Look no further.

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Add more to your drumming

Are you keen to add a new dynamic to your drumming? If the answer is yes, then you might want to check out the cajon. It is a super portable percussion instrument that gives you the sound and feel of a drum set in its own unique way. 

The cajon originated in Peru over 200 years ago and is now fast becoming one of the most popular percussion instruments on the planet. 

For more info go to:


On the road…

Hello cajon players,

I have been on the road now for a few weeks, from Bahrain to Germany. As a consequence I have found it hard to post new lessons.

I have been planning a new batch of 40 lessons to be posted by the end of July.

If you have any ideas at all for anything you would like to see please let me know.

More coming soon,

All the best.

Paul :)


Video blog 3 - I am off on the road for 2 months. Come with me! Updates will be from the road.


The Kopf S Series Snare cajon…


The Kopf Cuban Tumba cajon! What a funky drum.

Paul :)