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  • Post time: 02-22-2021

    GECKO Musical Instruments professional Gecko cajon drum to bring you to feel the rhythm of the instrument and meaning. Wooden drum is also called drum, drum box drum, the English name is box drum.The wooden drum with jazz timbre has a large space for improvisation and ca...Read more »

  • Post time: 02-04-2021

    A wooden drum, or drum box, is a box-like wooden percussion instrument.The transliteration is Cajon drum (Spanish: Cajon, [KA KOMP XON]), which means wooden box or drawer in Spanish.When playing, beat the wooden front plate with hands to sound, the sound is similar to a ...Read more »

  • Post time: 02-04-2021

    The kalimba, which originated in Africa about 3,000 years ago, is a plucking type of somatophone instrument.It's called Kalimba, and it's usually played at religious services or social events in Africa.Its music is said to drive away evil spirits and pray for rain, makin...Read more »

  • Post time: 10-09-2020

    The corresponding scale and notation of Kalimba, the following follow GECKO Kalimba to understand: Simple notation refers to a simple method of notation There are two types of letter and number spectrum, now commonly known as the spectrum, is the exponent word spectrum. The digital notation is ba...Read more »

  • Post time: 10-09-2020

    Kalimba sounds very simple If: play the way and hold the piano posture is not right It will also affect the comfort and progress of playing How does kalimba play and hold the piano, follow GECKO kalimba to understand Posture and playing skills Hold the piano with both hands, press the side panels...Read more »

  • Post time: 09-27-2020

    Sometimes we have a noise on one of the keys of the kalimba, which makes a distinct sizzling sound when played. The "sizzle sound" can appear on any kalimba at any time. What is the problem causing the noise? Changes in temperature and humidity can cause the keys to resonate.The thumb piano is i...Read more »

  • Post time: 09-17-2020

    During the ten years since the birth of modern thumb piano (Kalimba), its unique tone and charm have attracted more and more fans. The most important thing for thumb piano players is to choose a good quality and cost-effective thumb piano.First of all, thumb guitars are mainly instruments compose...Read more »

  • Post time: 09-10-2020

    Kalimba is also known as the thumb piano, small and lovely, easy to carry, with the "palm of the little piano" said, if you like music but do not know how to play Musical Instruments, then come to learn Kalimba, even music is very easy to start, simple, round you a little music dream! ∙ What is ...Read more »

  • Post time: 08-22-2020

    Kalimba (thumb harp) playing skills and noise repair Nails Fingering the keys with your fingernails is recommended, rather than playing with flesh alone.Nails should be around 3mm in length.In practice, with a downward movement, the flesh of the fingertips touches the keys first, so the sound of ...Read more »

  • Post time: 04-14-2020

    What is a thumb piano? The thumb harp (or mbira) is an African national instrument with national characteristics.In different African countries, the Thumb Piano has different names. For example, Kalimba is Kenya's name for the instrument, while in Zimbabwe it is called Mbira. The Congolese call i...Read more »

  • Post time: 04-14-2020

    After all, kalimba is a kind of musical instrument, it is better to choose wood, and wood has its own original 100 pores, the timbre effect will be better. Additional should notice to see is box type or board type, had better be to choose box type, it is front plank in the middle cut circular sou...Read more »

  • Post time: 04-06-2020

    The kalimba, also known as the thumb-harp, is a very national instrument, named for the use of the thumb to move the body of the instrument.It is easy to carry and play, the sound is very ethereal, but also gradually gained the love of people in other areas.GECKO kalimba today to introduce the pu...Read more »

  • Post time: 03-28-2020

    Kalimba is mainly composed of two parts: the piano case and the keys. The keys are made of mineral metal. There is not much difference between each brand. For novice friend, the kalimba case on the market is full of beautiful things in eyes, which kind of material is more suitable after all? Acco...Read more »

  • Post time: 03-28-2020

    At present, the kalimba on the market has a box or plate type. As the name suggests, the box type is a sound box with a hollow, the board type is the entire case is a solid wood.These two different forms of the piano play the timbre is not the same; Comparatively speaking, the box-type piano is e...Read more »

  • Post time: 03-28-2020

    You can start with a monophonic track to familiarize yourself with the position of the keys Then practice the chord version No skill, no problem, just practice more Check out our YouTube video on teaching the thumb piano A brief introduction to the kalimba Kalimba is an African national instrumen...Read more »

  • Post time: 08-27-2019

    The thumb harp, which originated in Africa 3,000 years ago, is a kind of tin-plucked vocal instrument.The English name is Kalimba. The Chinese translation of Kalimba is usually played at religious ceremonies or social events in Africa. It is said to be one of the most popular Musical Instruments ...Read more »

  • Lovely musical instrument — kalimba
    Post time: 08-23-2019

    Recently, a call "kalimba" musical instrument popular circle of friends, all kinds of recommendations a variety of tutorials blow on the face and come, this instrument is not only small and easy to use, tone is also very gentle, so what is the thumb piano? Today we are g...Read more »

  • how to play kalimba | GECKO kalimba
    Post time: 03-01-2019

      Kalimba is a musical instrument originated from Africa; kalimba instrument   It has different names at different places;   We normally call it Kalimba or thumb piano;   Its resonance was achieved by vibration of sound in the sound box;   After plucking the metal tine with our thumbs; ...Read more »

  • The trick to buy Cajon Box | GECKO CAJON
    Post time: 02-23-2019

    Many times, buying Cajon Box Drums needs to wait, quietly watching, quiet feeling, which brand of drums is the best sound we like most! You can understand the gecko first, the gecko brand has a lot of brands There are many products, a lot of personalized products, and there are new products from ...Read more »

  • what is the wooden drum box | GECKO
    Post time: 12-28-2018

    wooden drum box introduction A box-shaped hand percussion instrument that has its origins in 18th century Peru, the wooden drum box is played by making contact with the front plate. It’s unique in that it’s designed for the percussionist to be seated on top of the instrument. The wooden box drum ...Read more »

  • how to make a cajon drum | best cajon drum for sale | GECKO
    Post time: 11-14-2018

    A cajon drum is a six-sided Peruvian drum that's a popular DIY instrument project. It's a versatile and exciting instrument that can be played with your hands and feet simultaneously, producing a wide variety of tones and rhythms. You can take on this carpentry project with the right materials an...Read more »

  • How to Play Cajon Drum Box | Gecko Cajon drum
    Post time: 09-25-2018

    The cajon drum is a drum that has six sides. This instrument is a popular instrument on both the street and in the studio. The cajon box drum is Spanish for box, crate, coffin, or drawer. Many different cultures throughout the world use the cajon drum and have used this drum type over many genera...Read more »

  • About Cajons | Gecko Cajon
    Post time: 09-19-2018

    A box cajon drum percussion instrument that has its origins in 18th century Peru, the cajon drums is played by making contact with the front plate. It’s unique in that it’s designed for the percussionist to be seated on top of the instrument. The cajon drum box slowly gained popularity throughout...Read more »

    Post time: 09-11-2018

    I will be showing you how to build your very own Cajon box drum. Step 1: Materials include: Wood- its up to you what type, we used 1/4 inch Birch Plywood for the drum faces. and 1/2 in Birch ply for the remaining 4 sides. Wood Glue. Screws. The Tools You will need: Table Saw- or a handsaw if you...Read more »

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