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Rhythm in a box: The story of the cajon drum - Paul Jennings

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Many modern musical instruments are complicated pieces of machinery with many moving parts. But the cajon is simply a drum and a stand and a seat all in one box. Paul Jennings explains the history behind the cajon and how it has become one of the most versatile and popular percussion instruments in the world today.

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  • Educator Paul Jennings
  • Director Avi Ofer
  • Animator Avi Ofer
  • Composer Paul Jennings
  • Script Editor Alex Gendler
  • Narrator Paul Jennings

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