The Didgeridoo is a wind instrument developed by Indigenous Australians of northern Australia potentially within the last 1,500 years and still in widespread use today both in Australia and around the world. It is sometimes described as a natural wooden trumpet or "drone pipe".
Joe Caudwell has been playing, making and teaching didgeridoo for the last 21 years. He is a multi-instrumentalist playing many instruments including didgeridoo, djembe, cajon, handpan, tongue drum, Native American flute, percussion and lap steel guitar.
His main passion is the didgeridoo, and he has a strong interest in more traditionally influenced styles of playing, particularly Yolngu hard tongue style from Arnhem Land.
Over the last few years Joe has provided performances, workshops, meditations and sound healings at many events, including: Isle of Wight Festival, Rhythmtree Festival, Le Reve de l'Aborigiene (France), Didg to Didg (France), Bestival and Singing Sticks.
Joe will be teaching each day of Drum Camp and will split workshops between those at beginner level and those with more intermediate/advanced skill level. Jow will also be delivering one his his Didg dreaming meditation workshops, which will most certainly be well attended we think! We look forward to a performance on our main stage either Thursday or Friday evening.
Click here for Joe’s introduction to his driftwood Didg’s and also a track from his excellent CD release.