Top 10 Easy Instruments to Learn

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    These instruments make it even easier to call yourself a musician! Welcome to WatchMojo, and today we’ll be taking
    a look at our picks for the Top 10 Easiest Musical Instruments To Learn. From Harmonica, Maracas, Bongos and Xylophone to the Ukulele, Kazoo, Recorder and Triangle, it doesn’t take a whole lot to get started on these instruments, but it might take longer to master them. Are there any instruments we’re forgetting? Let us know in the comments below!

    #10: Ukulele
    #9: Xylophone
    #8: Harmonica
    #7: Maracas
    #6: Cymbals
    #5: Recorder
    #4: Kazoo
    #3, #2 & #1: ?

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      StirlingJohn612 5 months ago +1

      the thumbnail is hillarious

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      jose luis arrese 5 months ago +1

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  • Pedro Recci
    Pedro Recci Day ago

    Since when was salsa cuban? Its Puertorican

  • 🥀₲ɾɑղԵ𝄆𝅗𝅥

    I play instruments, but the triggered ppl are ornamenting this.

  • Rangamancha Axom
    Rangamancha Axom 6 days ago

    harmonica is not easy

  • French Bulldog
    French Bulldog 7 days ago

    Excuse me, kazoo is super difficult.

  • AEsThEtiC and worth your time

    Me who played triangle that one time in the elementary school music concert
    Watch mojo: #1 easiest instrument is a triangle
    Me: year's of academy training wasted

  • Ramen _
    Ramen _ 10 days ago

    In my opinion the xylophone is hard cause no percussionist wants to play

  • kecilce
    kecilce 10 days ago

    they say it takes 10,000 hours to become the best of the best at a craft, it takes only 20 hours to learn it.

  • Isabella Joseph
    Isabella Joseph 11 days ago

    Xylophone -show marimbas and glockenspiels

  • Poonam Mishra
    Poonam Mishra 21 day ago

    I see the thumbnail as me
    I click instantly

  • Bofgif GD
    Bofgif GD 21 day ago

    Whoever made this doesn’t know anything about rhythm, tempo, and other stuff. It’s not just blowing, hitting, and pressing.

  • Bread1885
    Bread1885 23 days ago

    Is she Joking around? I can’t tell.

    “Harmonica, Just Put it in your mouth and Blow, and you have music!”
    Excuse me!?

  • Niels B. Rasmussen
    Niels B. Rasmussen Month ago

    Recorder??? Easy???. Nah fam

  • Rena R 击
    Rena R 击 Month ago

    all of those percussion instruments can be easy but no percussionist who plays them JUST plays fuckin maracas

  • why do i have 45 subs

    this literally hurts to watch

  • why do i have 45 subs
    why do i have 45 subs Month ago +1

    2:11 aren’t those marimbas-

  • 416xside
    416xside Month ago +1

    Bongos are easy to learn? Are you high? 😂😂 bongos are very hard to learn and to master gtfo

  • Chuck Savage
    Chuck Savage Month ago

    This list is ridiculous and compiled by a non musician. Please disregard.
    Come on MOJO you can do better.

  • virginis Ellis
    virginis Ellis Month ago

    A good 50% of this video is saying
    Please, anything is easy, with the proper practice and determination you can do anything and make it easy.

  • Ben P
    Ben P Month ago

    None of these are easy

  • jjhanson343
    jjhanson343 Month ago

    The harmonica should not be on this list bending notes is so hard and its really hard to play just a single note without covering up the other holes

  • frozenn butter
    frozenn butter Month ago

    3:01 same with sex

  • Arran Kinsella
    Arran Kinsella Month ago +1

    The recorder is not an instrument. It is nothing like the Irish whistle ( I know because I can play both). I had to learn the recorder in school and it was terrible. I do not recommend it as a first instrument.

  • Roger Jackson
    Roger Jackson Month ago

    Why is everything in the percussion section so specific?! Why can't they just say "percussion"

  • 123 the boy
    123 the boy Month ago

    Do instruments of torture count

  • Krystal Meier
    Krystal Meier Month ago

    I have a ukulele it's hard

  • xelocin
    xelocin Month ago

    3:01 yep, that's how I learnt to play the human flute

  • ADN7
    ADN7 2 months ago

    Thanks for picking Ukelele. Wish me luck, I'm thinking of starting to learn the instrument hopefully.

  • Davie504’s_biggest_worshiper

    Cowbell and glockenspiel should be on here and ukulele and harmonica shouldn’t be

  • Davie504’s_biggest_worshiper

    Every time this channel talks about music it makes me want to die

  • Andrew Sieam
    Andrew Sieam 2 months ago

    She called the vibe a xylophone

  • Lamarck Leland
    Lamarck Leland 2 months ago

    This channel could make a top 10 first numbers and people would still be complaining in the comments.
    This video was actually quite usefull to me. I decided I'll try learning the xylophone.

  • Filippo Fittipaldi
    Filippo Fittipaldi 2 months ago

    I agree. Many instruments a beginner can't make a sound on their first try. Flute, trumpet, oboe and many others are difficult. The listed instruments one can learn to play very simple songs quickly. Being a trumpet player I found playing simple chords on the piano was relatively easy. But to get to the same level of playing as my trumpet was way more difficult.

  • arne tvedt
    arne tvedt 2 months ago

    Symbals are coming i pares

  • arne tvedt
    arne tvedt 2 months ago

    This video name should be easiest intruments to play a tone

  • arne tvedt
    arne tvedt 2 months ago

    The ukulele is actually pretty hard

  • alexFishh
    alexFishh 3 months ago

    keyboards like xylo and marimba are easy to pick up i guess? But extremely hard to master. One of the hardest instruments of the percussion family

  • Leah Hiltong
    Leah Hiltong 3 months ago

    Says xylophone
    Shows marimba

  • Kuma
    Kuma 3 months ago

    If you think the ukulele is easy, you're a dumbass.

  • Mike Lindell
    Mike Lindell 3 months ago


  • hikxmi
    hikxmi 3 months ago

    i’m a drummer, flutist, pianist, and violinist i do not agree with this list

  • lol collie
    lol collie 3 months ago

    Im Just An Offended Percussionist 😭😂

  • Barlas T.
    Barlas T. 3 months ago +8

    “Often mistaken for a little guitar”
    *get out*

    • Chase Butler
      Chase Butler 2 months ago +1

      Barlas T. My sister asked why I had a “tiny guitar” and my heart dropped

  • StigPlayz YT
    StigPlayz YT 3 months ago +1

    As a Twenty One Pilots fan, I loved when House Of Gold came as a ukulele example

  • Zoe Cashion
    Zoe Cashion 3 months ago

    I think the castanet, cowbell, rhythm sticks, wooden block, bugle, and gong should’ve been on this list (or at least as mentions). Those instruments are also pretty easy to learn.

  • Omar
    Omar 3 months ago

    Did they just say that Kazoo was harder then Bongos and the Tambourine |:

  • Piano
    Piano 3 months ago +1

    2:21 that’s a marimba not a xylophone

  • sleep. less
    sleep. less 3 months ago

    I’m the description they just stop at 4

  • Bruhmomento
    Bruhmomento 3 months ago +3

    Theres no such thing as “easy to learn instruments”

  • Blank None
    Blank None 4 months ago

    "Just put it in your mouth, and blow" 💀

  • Alex Alonso
    Alex Alonso 4 months ago

    ... that's a marimba

  • SeekerWolf666
    SeekerWolf666 4 months ago


  • Flaming cute Flareon
    Flaming cute Flareon 4 months ago

    *and when your father turns to stone will you take care of
    -house of gold

  • renee chen
    renee chen 4 months ago

    goddamn they didn't even try

  • Sam and Colby
    Sam and Colby 4 months ago

    Harmonica is very hard to play

  • Só Remakes
    Só Remakes 4 months ago +1

    Don't forget this channel believes a piano is harder to play than a pipe organ.

  • Mia Wong
    Mia Wong 4 months ago +3

    This comment section is full of triggered musicians, including me

    A.V VLOGZ 4 months ago

    how to get a vibrate sound on a drum:

    use maracas

  • DustyPhantom 8860
    DustyPhantom 8860 4 months ago

    Ocarina is also very easy, maybe easier than the recorder(I play a 12-hole). The fingering is much more natural and easier and IT DOESNT FUCKING SQUEAK.

  • Dangerdare 411
    Dangerdare 411 4 months ago

    Trumpet should be on the list. I found it way easier that Uke. (Btw Thanks for playing house of gold)

  • Brittane Corbin
    Brittane Corbin 4 months ago

    It would have been epic if they had Ricky Ricardo playing the bongos

  • Jim & Hugh O'N
    Jim & Hugh O'N 4 months ago

    What’s the difference between xylophone and piano in difficulty

  • Bee Whistler
    Bee Whistler 4 months ago +1

    For what it's worth, the guy in the Alien: Covenant clip was playing a pennywhistle, not a recorder. And the pennywhistle is a bit easier.

  • Pierre Buie II
    Pierre Buie II 5 months ago

    Tell me why I shouldn’t unsubscribe from you people I’m tired of your flooding

  • SpaceMadness
    SpaceMadness 5 months ago +1

    The xylophone...
    Six Concert Etudes for MARIMBA😂😂

  • jake seligson
    jake seligson 5 months ago

    Haha funny video... now where’s the actual list

  • Resunoit
    Resunoit 5 months ago +2

    When you’re running out of ideas, but you keep on making lists.

  • JerryBlueCast! Productions

    At least The Mask is getting attention

  • Sporty Gamer
    Sporty Gamer 5 months ago

    Basically harder instruments are big instruments and, easy instruments are mainly small instruments!

  • David AdventTime21
    David AdventTime21 5 months ago

    I'm a simple guy not
    I see The Mask on the thumbnail.
    I clicked

  • David Mills
    David Mills 5 months ago

    I’m personally offended by this video. This is so inaccurate.

  • Nathan Edwards
    Nathan Edwards 5 months ago

    you showed both marimba and xylophone their is a difference between the two

  • Dripremium
    Dripremium 5 months ago

    did u say marakas

  • Scribble Bee
    Scribble Bee 5 months ago

    3:01 man if I had a penny every time someone said that to me

  • batgurrl
    batgurrl 5 months ago +1

    The vast majority of people have no musical aptitude whatsoever and no sense of rhythm. One of the dumbest Watchmojo lists ever.

  • DoubleBaconChaseBurger
    DoubleBaconChaseBurger 5 months ago

    #0. Your Voice

  • Nyx
    Nyx 5 months ago

    #1 Air guitar

  • Letty Fraire
    Letty Fraire 5 months ago

    1:04 Finally, there's enough cow bell.

  • Namana
    Namana 5 months ago

    There's a massive difference between being able to make a noise with an instrument and actually playing them even remotely well

  • MoserTheHoser
    MoserTheHoser 5 months ago

    *percussionist has left the chat*