African Drums

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Adrican Drum Band

There are many different types of different African drums. They come in a variety of shapes and produce a wide spectrum of different sounds. Here we'll take a close look at some of the most common types of and explore their different traits and how they were used. Djembe Drums OVERVIEW The Djembe or Jambe Read More »

Brazilian Drums - Types Overview

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Pearl Caxia Drum Yellow

There are many types of common Brazilian drums. These include the Surdo, Pandierno, Caixa, Repinque, Tambourim. They are typically used in Samba as one of the most common Brazilian instrument. While commonly used in Carnival parades and celebrations, these various types of drums have found their place into other genres of music and are widely used today Read More »

Drum Tuning - How To Get a Perfect Sound

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drum tuning

This article is divided into 5 sections: 12 Short Tips What Music Do You Play? Getting The Head "In Tune" Top/Bottom Head Relation Tuning The Bass Drum Tuning The Snare Drum Before you can start banging on your custom drum set, you need to set it up first, so without further ado. Here’s how you Read More »

Drum with Kids Using Floor Drums

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Although there is no universal formula of how to drum with kids, here are some suggestions that help you get rolling. Drumming together with your kid deepens your relationship, makes fun, develops your rhythmic sense, your rough and fine motor behavior, your sensibility of movement and feeling, and the strengthened networking between your cerebral hemispheres.All Read More »

The Best Cajon Drum of 2018: The Definitve Guide | Reviews

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The Best Cajone Guide

If you are interested in a this type of instruments then you have probably figured out that there are a lot of options to choose from. In searching of the best cajon drum you will find that just about every major drum manufacture have a least one type of it available for purchase. In this guide I Read More »

The 4 Best Cajon Bags: Review 2018

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Cajon Bag Picture

With the onset of the Cajon’s increasing popularity, comes the need to give the instrument the proper care and handling it needs to maintain its beauty. This is where the Cajon Bag and Case comes into the picture. The specially designed bag is very useful to a traveling musician since it makes transporting the instrument Read More »

How To Build Cajon Drum

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Blueprint on how to build a cajon

Used traditionally in South America for the rumba or samba music, the sound that emanates from a Cajon is as unique as its fabrication. If you want to build a Cajon Drum here are a few general tips to help you get started on your project. This is by no means meant to be a Read More »

The Laptop Cajon Drum: What a Strange Beast

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For the traveling drummer who is on the go and performing in front of a small crowd, the laptop cajon drum is a great alternative other than packing up a complete drum set. Convenient, portable, affordable and excellent producing sound makes the laptop an attractive instrument for the percussion enthusiast. How the Laptop Drum Works Read More »

Adjusting The Sounds Of Your Cajon Drum

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One of the benefits of playing the Cajon Drum is it can be adjusted to make different sounds. From first glance you might think that this drum is just a box. In actuality there are several adjustments we can do to change the sound. Today we are going to talk about how to adjust the Read More »

How To Play a Cajon Drum. It's easy!

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How to play cajon

Have you ever wanted to be a drummer? Cant afford a new drum set in today’s economy? Well let me introduce you to the Cajon (a lot of people write it ''cahone drum'' which is not correct by the way) . The is an ancient box like drum that is making a reappearance in the Read More »