Who is Schlagwerk?
Formed by Gerhard Priel and Bengt Schumacher over 25 years ago, Schlagwerk Percussion specialises in the design and manufacturing of high quality wooden percussion instruments.
From the start, they have worked closely with musicians to create instruments which combine traditional ideas with innovative construction and design. In 1986, they introduced the first Schlagwerk Cajon which went on to set the standard for sound and quality of the modern Cajon.
A small artisan company, all cajons are handcrafted at the Schlagwerk factory in Germany with the greatest care given to sound quality, easy handling for the musician and fine workmanship. Leading the world in cajon design and sound, Schlagwerk cajons are truly international, and known the world over.
Musicians who play Schlagwerk percussion include: Rhani Krija (Sting), Fergus Gerrand (Madonna, Peter Gabriel), Hakim Ludin (The Global Jazz Trio).