I know this one sounds silly, but there are plenty of drum instruments in the world, some of which you might recognise from your schoolboy days.
In the world of drum, the Japanese instrument, or jing-dan, has gained a reputation as the best-known instrument in the game.
So what does it sound like?
This video is a short walkthrough, but you’ll need to make some decisions about how to approach it.
If you want to learn more about this instrument, we’ve compiled a selection of links to videos, articles and audio recordings to get you started.
So if you’re a drum player and would like to learn how to play the jingdan, then you’re in the right place.
You can also learn the basics of the instrument, by listening to our guide to the Japanese instruments.
How does the Japanese Instrument Work?
There are a couple of ways to get a feel for the Japanese drum instrument.
First, you can get a look at it in action in our Japanese drum video tutorial.
The video shows you how to lay out a soundboard, where you’ll put the instrument and its kit together, then play it.
Alternatively, you could try our Japanese Lutes tutorial.
This video shows the basics, how to create a set of Japanese drums and how to use a jingdao.
You’ll learn how the instrument sounds, what notes are used, and how it is played in Japanese.
If your goal is to learn the jingoistic sound of Japanese instruments, then these are some of the best ways to start.
How to play it Japanese drumming is often seen as a sport that’s very competitive, but it’s not just about the competition; it’s also about finding out how to sing along to a drum.
Here’s a quick guide to how to make the most of your time in the studio and get the most out of the jangoing experience.