The Cuica is a Brazilian friction drum that is often used in Samba music of all kinds. It features a stick that is fastened inside the drum in the center of the drumhead. Changing the pressure on this stick produces different pitches and timbres.
- 8" diameter x 10-1/2" deep brass shell, Innovative top-tuning design with 8 tuning lugs
- Rub its stick with a wet cloth while applying pressure to the "stick bead" on the drum head
- Produce a unique sound by applying varying degrees of pressure to the drum head
- Precision machined hardware offers accurate tuning, Goat skin head with bamboo stick
- Includes: LP Rumba Shaker