Surdo Izzo 18"x45cm Aluminum
Surdo Izzo 18"x45 cm in aluminum . Its height is typical of the batucada blocks from Salvador de Bahía (Brazil).
This Izzo surdo comes standard with a 190 micron thick P2 white head.
Its diameter is 18" with which you can usually perform the function of third or dobra surdo. Its height is 45 cm. A usual size for Bahia instruments.
This surdo has 8 tension points and has chrome hardware. Its weight is approximately 5 kg and Izzo reference is IZ7996.
If you prefer to have less harmonics we recommend installing a double layer head or gluing foam to the inside of the surdo under the beater head. This technique is widely used by some Afro blocos from Salvador de Bahía (Brazil).
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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