"Don Pablo" Cajón percussion with bag. Is a box-shaped percussion instrument originally from Peru. It is played by slapping the front and/or rear faces with the hands, fingers, brushes, mallets, or sticks. Cajones are primarily played in Afro-Peruvian and Caribbean music, as well as contemporary styles of flamenco and jazz among other genres. The striking surface of the cajón drum is commonly referred to as the "tapa". A sound hole is cut on the back side.
The cajón is often used to accompany a solo acoustic guitar or piano. The cajón is becoming rapidly popular in blues, pop, rock, funk, world music, jazz, etc.