What is Cajon

- May 22, 2019-

Cajon is a percussion instrument, often referred to as a card macro or a wooden box drum, which is popular in North and South America. It is shaped like a box made of thin plywood and they can be played by hand, finger, drum stick, drum brush, drumstick, etc.

Cajon appeared in the coastal areas of Peru and became popular in Peru and Africa in the late 18th century. Around 1850, Cajon has become a very popular instrument in the area. At the end of the 19th century, people began to improve Cajon, for example by modifying the material and shape of the board to make Cajon get better or get more sound.

Bass Wood Cajon Music Box
Bass Wood Cajon Music Box

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