LP Brazilian Brass Cuica




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 carry strap
  • Tuning key included