Cajon is actually a Spanish word which means a ‘Box.’ Its pronunciation is not like how it is written Cajon (Kajon) but ‘Ka-hon.’ ‘Jo’ is pronouncing like‘Ho.’
It is wooden square box and a percussion instrument which is originally from Peru. It is played with slapping the front wood board. It has six sides, all the five sides of this wood box made with thick wood but the front board which is the playing surface, made with thin plywood. A sound hole is made on the back side of the box. It’s getting very popular among percussion musicians and available in various brands and price ranges. It is easy to carry and a comfortable musical instrument where the musician can sit on top of it and play easily.