Surdo Izzo 16"x45cm aluminum
Surdo Izzo 16"x45 cm in aluminum . It is a third or dobra surdo for batucada.
This aluminum Izzo surdo comes standard with a 190 micron P2 white head. It has 6 tension points and chrome fittings.
Its 16" diameter makes it perfect for high tunings and performs the function of a third or dobra surdo. The height of 45 cm is characteristic of the surdos from Salvador de Bahía. The weight of this instrument is only 3.86kg.
If you want to do without the harmonics of the instrument, you can install a double layer head or glue a foam inside the surdo near the beater head. This is typical of some blocos from Salvador de Bahía (Brazil) that seek a warmer and less metallic sound.
The Izzo brand reference for this instrument is IZ7997.
Izzo company was born in São Paulo (Brazil) more than 100 years ago (1918). Back then, a Spaniard, a Chilean and an Italian who wanted to produce musical instruments for the national market got together to create Izzo Instruments Musicais Ltda . In 2011, the professional percussion line " Timbra - Top Percussion " was created at the same time that the brand began its collaboration with the Rock in Rio festival.
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