There is hardly a stage where the cajon is not to be found. But why is an inconspicuous wooden box so popular? Learn more about this on the Sela blog!
Peter Harper is a percussionist and performer based in Cheltenham, UK. Peter has played cajon professionally for almost a decade, regularly playing over 100 shows a year covering a diverse range of genres spanning jazz, hip hop, metal, skiffle and more. Peter has made his name as a part of popular UK Skiffle-Pop trio and festival favourites Thrill Collins.
The international Sela Cajon artist family is constantly growing: Welcome to the team, Bert Peyffers! The Belgian multi instrumentalist loves to perform with a diversified and unique cajon technique. Visit his artist page for further information
The cajon as a percussion instrument is on everybody‘s lips at the moment. Even if you haven‘t played an instrument before, you will like the cajon because it‘s easy to learn and has a great sound. Here are 5 tips that will help you to get into the cajon world super easy:
Simon Schirmer am 17. February 2017
The idea of drumming on a box originated during the 19th century under colonial rule in Peru. The Africans who had been abducted to the new world were not permitted to use their drums. One of the reasons was that their masters feared the slaves would use them to communicate and foment rebellion.
Alexander Karl am 11. February 2017
In the developement of children musical education is a big part. The early education with music and instuments can not only help building an elementary appreciation for music but also help with coordination skills.
Philipp Rudowitz am 30. January 2017
A Sela Cajon is not only an instrument for professional drummers. Beginners or professionals can coax out a lot of different sounds from the cajon. We will show you 5 tricks how you can influcence your cajon sound.
Julia Linz am 20. January 2017
Ein Sela Cajon ist nicht nur ein Profi-Instrument für Schlagzeuger. Auch Anfänger können der Kastentrommel eine Vielzahl verschiedener Sounds entlocken. Wie du deinen Cajon-Sound beeinflussen kannst, zeigen wir mit den folgenden 5 Tricks:
Simon Schirmer am 05. January 2017
"The fascinating thing about Sela is the harmony of genius design and sound. I've never experienced a cajon which gives out such a clear, strong and dynamic sound when recording into a microphone. You can so easily fall in love with this brand."