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Product Test

Duende Percusion Pro Cajon

Gregg Juke has virtually no negative comments about the Duende Pro Cajon. If you are looking for a serious cajon, the Duende Pro is your perfect match.

Features

Danny Frankel: Kamikaze Soundscaper

Danny Frankel combines traditional and unconventional drum and percussion combos for everyone from Fiona Apple to Flight of the Conchords.

Percussionists

Adam Rudolph: Seeking The Creative Soul

Adam Rudolph

Wherever he is, Rudolph is always working, hot on the world’s trail of all things musical. Here we get a sneak peak inside of his world.

Product Test

The Dube Tested! Anything But Square

The dubiously named Dube is one of the most stylish cajons we’ve ever had a chance to whack. But does its sound match it fashion sense? Read on.

Product Test

Tycoon Percussion Crate Cajon Tested!

The Tycoon Percussion Crate Cajon is a superb option for all types of musicians from cajon enthusiast to professional percussionist.

Percussionists

Mongo Santamaria: Life Of A Living Legend

One of the expert percussionists who came to the U.S. from Cuba in the ’40s and ’50s, Santamaria left a eternal legacy in Afro-Cuban music and drums.

Features

Three Top L.A. Percussionists Talk Shop

The three hand drummers gathered at our photographer’s studio in Hollywood, blocks away from the Capitol Records building for a roundtable interview.

Product Test

Wula Drum Special Piece Djembe Tested!

Gregg Juke reviews the Wula Drum, and describes it as the epitome of the "real deal" African djembe.

Percussionists

Pedrito Martinez: From The Streets To The Stars

Meet Pedrito Martinez, a percussionist who channels a rhythmic sensibility that runs deeper than any amount of schooling could match.

Product Test

Remo Versa Drums Tested!

Gregg Juke tests out the Remo Versa Drums, which he dubs a complete, convertible percussion system, easy to play and nice to look at.