Heidi to be international demo artist and face for Rolands new Hybrid Cajon range, Elcajon.

I have had the honour to be asked to be the face and international artist for the worlds first hybrid cajon range by Roland. Roland launched their new range with the Elcajon EC10 which is an acoustic cajon with built in triggers to allow for electronic layered sounds on the cajon. The EC10 is launched in Jan 2016 at the NAMM music show in California where Heidi will be presenting it onstage.

 

Check out the promo video here, which was directed and written by Heidi herself:

 

Heidi’s Demo EC10 by Roland wins Best show award @ Namm 2016

My launch demo of the EC10 cajon by Roland at NAMM 2016 was so successful that it won the NAMM award for best show 2016!

What an honour to be part of the Roland family and to be the first to demo and introduce the world to the first worldwide Electronic cajon!

Heidi going to NAMM Festival 2016 to Demo for a new product by Roland

OMG!!!!

I’m going to LA in two weeks with this sexy baby for the NAMM SHOW with Roland!
BOOOOOOOOOM!
I cannot contain my excitement! Just got my plane tickets!

I can’t reveal too much about this beauty but it’s freaking awesome, I’ve been spending quite a lot of quality time with her over the past few weeks in studio, filming and playing it….
I’m in love!

All I can say is that it’s something you’ve NEVER seen before!!!

Heeeehaw, America here I come!

 

So….Who’s going to the NAMM, and who’s cooking me a true Californian dinner while i’m there?!!!!!!!

Live @ Hackney Empire Theatre with my new Band

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A shot from the show with my band on Sat in Hackney Empire. It was one of my best moments onstage ever!!

Thanks to the beautiful, super talented musicians who played with me, I’ll never forget this one.

Pablo Dominguez Thodoris Ziarkas Kanti Qena Kieffer Santander Noelia Valdes

And a big thanks to everyone who came down and shared this special moment with us, special gracias to my cajon students.

Thank you Williams Cumberbache for arranging the night.

Thanks to Joseph Gardiner-Lowe for the photos

NEW video Lesson – Pop Rock Funk Hip Hop on Cajon lesson 2

I am so happy to be making video lessons again, after an extremely busy summer touring with my band Fernando’s Kitchen.

Here is a follow up lesson of my Funk Pop Rock cajon lesson, featuring two new and very useful grooves. I hope you enjoy it!

Many more lessons to follow within the next 2 months, keep an eye out!

7 Basic Funk / Hip hop grooves

Here I share my latest video, a short lesson just runniong thru 7 basic funk / Hip Hop groove patterns to get you warmed up for the new year!! More lessons on Funk / hip hop grooves to follow very soon!!! Sign up to my newsletter to stay updated on this!

What do you think of these patterns?
Do you want to learn more Funk gorooves?
Tell us what you think below! We want to hear from you!

Cajon & Hangdrum

Cajon and Hangdrum
Doing some Funk / Hip-hop / Shuffle / Pop/ Grooves

Here we met up for the first time to just jam, we filmed a bit to show you what we did! Hope you like it! There’s some Darbuka, Bodran and cymbals as well! The vid features the Toro Cruz Cajon (guitar string) and shows off its impressive sound range!

Many thanks to Gerard Spencer for doing this video with me! Apart from playing his hangdrum and busking around Europe, Gérard also has his own social enterprise (EUROPEDUCATION) that promotes affordable undergraduate education taught in eglish throughout Continental Europe, check out what he does on www.europeducation.org.uk

We want to hear from you!!
What do you think of this combination of percussions?