“The world of the cajón” is a book about the history of this instrument throughout various periods and places on the planet, written by Paolo De Gregorio.
250 pages dedicated to the phenomenon of the diffusion of the cajón on a global level and the cajón playing traditions of Peru, Spain, Cuba, Mexico, as well as other much less known traditions, such as those of Brazil, Ghana, Ivory Coast, Benin and Sierra Leone.
Includes transcriptions of rhythms and discographies.
Illustrated with photos and portraits by the artist-illustrator Farashi.
Available in English and Spanish.