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Review of “the Path of the Metal Turtle”

2 Comments 03 April 2012

My Solo CD was recently reviewed on Handpan Magazine. Read an excerpt below or check out the full review here. “David Kuckhermann is something of a percussive mastermind, skilled in Frame drum, Cajon, Udu, and more recently, Hang, and HandPan. And that percussive background is shiningly evident in his style of HandPan play (in a […]

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New Solo CD released

30 Comments 19 March 2012

                

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All instructional DVDs available for reduced price

No Comments 11 January 2012

update: the offer is not valid any more As many of you might have realized, percussion-net has been offline for a while. The website needs to be completely re-programmed. All DVDs will be available for a reduced price of $39 for a limited amount of time. Buy a DVD or send us a donation to […]

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Review of the Complete Cajon Iphone/Ipad App

No Comments 08 January 2012

The new Cajon App for Iphone and Ipad was recently rated a perfect 4 out of 4 rating by apps4devices.com. Check out the review here: I published some free promo codes on my facebook page, if you want to be notified about stuff in the future, just “like” me there:

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New Duo Project with Nadishana

No Comments 04 January 2012

Together with my dear friend, the Russian Multi-Instrumentalist Vladiswar Nadishana, we started to work on a new Duo program. Nadishana will be featured on my upcoming Solo CD/DVD with hang and handpan music, and we will record a full Duo CD later this year. Check out the first video of the new project, “the Voice […]

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Cajon Iphone/Ipad app released

4 Comments 04 January 2012

Complete Cajon 1 was released for Iphone and Ipad. Learn how to play the cajon with the complete 2 hour video from David’s instructional DVD Complete Cajon 1. The video is now available as app in the appstore for Iphone and Ipad: App Store Link

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Video Workshops on bonedo.de

No Comments 08 December 2011

I recently started recording video workshops for bonedo.de. So far the cajon and frame drum workshops are published. Bongos, udu, shaker and more will follow. The videos in German, but more or less self-explanatory: Cajon Workshop Frame Drum workshop

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with Badia Neyssatou on Egyptian TV

No Comments 19 August 2011

I just came back from Cairo where I had a great time playing with my friend Badiaa. We were also featured on the Egyptian TV channel OnTV:

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Descarga Percussion Udus and Darbukas

6 Comments 24 September 2010

A little while ago I received a couple of instruments from Theo “El Greco” Godas (Descarga Percussion) I was looking for a new/additional Udu drum for some time and these ones are indeed extremely beautiful. Both of them sound pretty amazing, and quite different from each other. I’m happy to also start collaborating with Theo […]

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Mishra “Libelula” released

2 Comments 10 August 2010

$15 Mishra is one of my favourite ensembles and we just released our first CD “Libelula”. It features some studio recordings and some live tracks from last year. It is now available online. Check out one of the live tracks: “Gibam”

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About David

my name is David Kuckhermann. Welcome to my website. You can find lots of free tutorials and videos, and information about frame drums, cajon, Udu, Hang and other hand percussion, my different projects, my label and series of instructional DVDs. Make sure to check out the frame drum video podcast which features amazing percussionists from all over the world who share their music. I hope you have a good time here.
Peace,
David

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DVD Testimonials

for David's DVDs on Frame Drums, Riq and Cajon

"The best instructional video I have ever seen" - Haruhi Taniguchi

“…fantastically put together and a must for anyone starting out on the frame drum. The slow motion clips are perfect for people to analyse the techniques and get the correct technique happening.” – Pete Lockett

“I’m stunned! The quality of the teaching and the product is just amazing.” – Paul Marshall

“This is in my opinion the most complete work around this unique and magic tambourine for intermediate and advanced players” – Andrea Piccioni

"In short, a modern approach to a traditional Middle Eastern instrument. Absolutely fantastic, inspiring and recommended!" - Fabian Feld