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Children’s Cajon Classes

Drumming Groups for Kids with Katie Sharpe Cajon drumming groups are an awesome way for kids to relax, get in a groove and have fun. Throughout my teaching career, I’ve found that kids just love learning music....

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Children’s Cajon Classes

Drumming Groups for Kids with Katie Sharpe Cajon drumming groups are an awesome way for kids to relax, get in a groove and have fun. Throughout my teaching career, I’ve found that kids just love learning music. It gives them … Continue reading

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Glow Galaxy – Glow in the dark Cajons and schools!

Check out our new Glow Galaxy video here! Glow Galaxy Music 1   “GLOW GALAXY” is a unique, world premier interactive performance concept, exploring rhythm and melody in an untapped performance environment: darkness! Equipped with glow-in-the-dark accessories, musicians and students … Continue reading

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Special Effects Cajon Piece – Glow

Last week Year 7 James Meehan High students performed a new drumming piece cowritten by Byron Mark and me for the local festival, Fire in the Fields. With thanks to Byron for bringing his inspired idea of a percussion piece … Continue reading

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Cajon beats – two easy cross rhythms

Here are a couple of easy and fun cross rhythms to play on the Cajon. I used these recently with a class of Primary School Year 5′s and 6′s for a performance piece. Two cross rhythms, some fun ways to … Continue reading

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Why Cajons are causing waves in Australian Schools

I have been using the cajon in schools as a tool for both musical and social development for many years now, and I currently run cajon ensembles at Curran Public and James Meehan High in Macquarie Fields, Sydney. In this … Continue reading

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