Modern Method for Cajon

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I’ve compiled all the basics to get you started on the cajon! These are some fundamental lessons to help you build a strong foundation for becoming a great cajon player. Once you’ve gone through these and you got the hang of it, I would suggest you continue your learning with the Modern Method for Cajon 🙂

I trust that you will enjoy it immensely!

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Playing time: 1hr 36 mins / 24 videos

3. Productive practising

Productive Practising

Heidi Joubert shares a bit more about the importance of a productive and consistent practising routine. She shares her own personal practising routine and gives some valuable tips to help implement a great practising routine. This lessons covers very important knowledge and insight on how to practise effectively and build up a productive practising routine which will aid your progress as you go through the course. These insights are to be incorporated throughout your journey on this course and will help you get the most out of the lessons and your learning experience.

Playing time: 2 mins 42 secs

Rules for productive practising

Going more in depth into the importance of a great practising routine, here are 15 Rules or ‘guidelines’ for Productive practising. These insights are to be incorporated throughout your journey on this course and will help you get the most out of the lessons and your learning experience.

Playing time: 6 mins 23 secs

1. Introduction & Overview
2. How to tune your cajon & about cajons
3. Productive practising
4. Stretching, warming up & posture
5. Learn the Basic sounds
6. Bass stroke technique
7. High stroke technique
8. Bass & High stroke combo technique
9. The most important rudiment
10. Moving over 2 sounds
11. Learn your first groove
12. Learn your second groove

Section 1 

Cajon Basics Course

The foundational part. Learning all about the basic sounds, the proper hand placement & technique to play the cajon, how to tune your cajon, different types of cajons, stretching & warming up exercises, how to practice, and the correct seating position for a healthy posture.

Playing time: 40 mins / 9 Videos

Section 2

Technique & Rudiments

A range of fundamental & practical exercises focused on building a strong foundation for your playing and developing the perfect technique with a beautiful sound. With intensive practice-along parts using a metronome. These exercises will help you progress much faster as you learn your grooves.

Playing time: 1hr 48 mins  / 17 Videos

Section 3

Rhythms & Grooves

A wide variety of different rhythm & groove patterns covering varying genres & styles. With intensive practice-along parts followed by play-along songs so that you can put what you have learnt into context with music and real musicians.

Playing time: 3hrs 37 mins / 39 Videos

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