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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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Cajon Exercise – Triplets

In this newsletter I want to share with you one of the first cajon exercises I learnt with Juan Flores in Barcelona. Juan is an amazing player and teacher, and if ever you are heading to Spain, definitely worth looking … Continue reading

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The mysterious world of Rhythm and Groove!

“When you start a painting, it is somewhat outside you. At the conclusion, you seem to move inside the painting.” Fernando Botero I remember very clearly the first time I learnt a Spanish Flamenco Rumba pattern. I was taking a … Continue reading

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Meditation Practice with Cajon

Have you ever used musical practice as a form of meditation? This month, try setting aside 5 – 10 minutes each day to practice. Work with a simple rhythm that you already know and understand, and rather than trying to … Continue reading

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Big thank you!

Hiya cajoneros and cajoneras - Big thank you to everyone who signed up to my site since going live last month, and thanks so much for all of your wonderful feedback and suggestions – love it and keep ‘em coming! I … Continue reading

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