Los Caminos Del Cajon - Ways of the Cajon DVD

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The documentary THE WAYS OF THE CAJON, is an interesting and rigorous video work, where its director and producer Paolo de Gregorio has tracked the origins and development of the cajon, original instrument of Peru, which has already become universal. Coming to record and collect unpublished images of their main performers and creators, from Peru, as it passes over Cuba and his arrival in Spain, to move to the Flamenco thanks to Paco de Lucia and then spread to all styles of music imaginable. There are amazing images as per example from the master Peruvian Cotito, a video of Paco de Lucia with Ruben Dantas and Manolito Soler, tablista Indian virtuoso Zakir Hussain, giving his vision with the cajon or master classes by the wise Cuban congero Anga. A musical journey in the company of artists such as: Juan Medrano Cotito, Paco de Lucia, Rubem Dantas, Cepillo, Paquito Gonzalez, Ramon Porrina, Pirana, Anga Diaz, Horacio El Negro Hernandez, Omar Sosa, Zakir Hussain, Stewart Copeland, Sheila E, Hamid Drake, Richard Galliano, Chano Dominguez, and many others. It includes a booklet with technique explanations and rhytmic bases for rock, funk, flamenco, Pop, Reggae, hiphop, Samba, Afro, Blues, etc. Spanish, English, French, Italian, German and Japanese. ©2008, 65 minutes.