Surdo Izzo 16"x45cm aluminum
Surdo Izzo 16"x45 cm in aluminum . It is a third or dobra surdo for batucada.
This 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 performing the function of third or dobra surdo. The height of 45 cm is characteristic of the surdos from Salvador de Bahia. The weight of this instrument is only 3.86kg.
If you want to eliminate the harmonics of the instrument, you can install a double-layered head or glue a foam inside the surdo near the beater head. This is typical of some blocos from Salvador de Bahia (Brazil) looking for a warmer, less metallic sound.
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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