[PDF] Accessorising your Cajon with a Shaker

In recent years, companies have developed some amazing and exciting percussion adaptations specifically designed to accessorise and compliment the Cajon. Once you learn how to master using these, you can have a very portable gigging rig to use for your performances or recording sessions. In this Chapter, you will learn how to utilise these accessoires to their maximum potential, with a focus on the Shaker. The key to using any accessory is a strong independance between your hands. Work through many exercises in this lesson to strenghthen the independance between your hands, and experience using the shaker in varying rhythmic subdivsions - another tough challenge to master! The final fun challenge at the end to diversify your playig even more is to perform fills on the shaker as well as on the Cajon.