Curve Blog

Making Your Cajon Sound BIG On Stage! PART TWO – Beyond the Microphone...

April 08, 2016 Todd Chavez

In part two of the three-part series, I cover a few pointers of what needs to happen between the cajon microphone and the PA system.

Making Your Cajon Sound BIG On Stage! PART ONE - Your Cajon and Its New Best Friend...

March 29, 2016 Todd Chavez

Today, cajon use has expanded from sidewalks to cafes, clubs, concert halls, and yes, even to popular TV shows like The Voice. To be heard in this widening variety of performance venues, the cajon needs a new best friend: a microphone.

Built In Boise Features Chavez CurveTop Cajon!

January 23, 2016 Todd Chavez

It is an honor to be featured in Built In Boise - an online publication of writers, photographers, designers, builders and business-owners set out to tell the stories of Boise companies and the people behind them. Jeff Reynolds, a co-founder of Built In Boise took three hours from his busy schedule to interview me and snap a few nice photos too! Read the article here: Many more posts to the Curve Blog are on their way in 2016!

Back in the Saddle

November 23, 2015 Todd Chavez

The new Chavez CurveTop Cajons are in! With a bit of experimentation and refinement complete, the new models are available. Great sounding for sure, but they also boast a cool new look with colorful graphic wraps available. Also in the news: For your listening pleasure, head over to the Gypsy Lumberjacks site to hear Ben Karon work percussion magic with his Chavez CurveTop Cajon on their new album - Giants of America. And then buy it on iTunes! And for some light reading, see what Ben has to say about how he came to Chavez Cajon to meet his needs!...

Following the Example of Others

April 11, 2015 Todd Chavez

Fellow entrepreneur and friend of mine Shawn Wright of Brigade Wakesurfing recently published a cool video about the history of his company. Shawn's been an inspiration to me because of his work ethic and the tips and advice he's given me as I learn the ups and downs of entering a retail market. Well, I'll let the video explain the rest... And now for the video... The History of Brigade!  Enjoy... ~ Todd