The first documentary about the origin and diffusion of the cajon drum in the world.
Amazing musical journey starting in Peru with master drummer Juan Medrano Cotito, passing over to Cuba and arriving in Spain, moving Flamenco thanks to Paco de Lucia spreading to all styles of music. The DVD has amazing footage such as the master Peruvian percussionist Cotito, Paco de Lucia with Ruben Dantas and Manolito Soler, Indian virtuoso Zakir Hussain sharing his vision of the cajón and master classes of the wise Cuban congero Angá. The DVD box includes a booklet with technique explanations and rhytmic bases for rock, funk, flamenco, Pop, Reggae, hiphop, Samba, Afro and Blues.
Participating artists Paco de Lucia, Rubem Dantas, Cepillo, Paquito Gonzalez, Ramon Porrina, Piraña, Angá Díaz, Horacio El Negro Hernandez, Omar Sosa, Zakir Hussain, Stewart Copeland, Sheila E, Hamid Drake, Richard Galliano, Chano Dominguez, and many more.
Subtitels in 6 English, French, German, Italian, Japanese and Spanish.
1h 5min. / PAL-NTSC
Directed and produced by Paolo de Gregorio