How to set up a Cajon Percussion Kit

Hello everybody!

I hope you’re all doing well!

I’m here to show my Cajon kit and give you ideas for your own set up.

I’m always changing and adapting pieces to have a nice percussion kit for the projects I Play. The kit I’m going to show you today is a combination I’m using in a Brazilian project. The group is called Bossa Nossa. 

In this project, I play different Brazilian styles such as Samba, Bossa Nova, Baião and more. I’m going to show each element of the kit and also some of the grooves I play with it.

Let’s get started!


Let me know in the comments what do you think of this set up.

★ All instruments

Meinl Artisan Cantina Line Cajon –

Travel Cajon –

Aluminium tambourine (alternative) –

Candela 10″ Hihat –

Meinl Big Apple Dark Ride 22″ –

I would love to know how you set up your kit. What are you using around your cajon? Comment below.

And if you want to learn how to play the cajon, go to and sign for the Free Starter Course.

Thanks a lot for watching!

See you soon.

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