The cuíca is an Afro-Brazilian musical instrument, mainly known for its use in Samba music. It produces sound by rubbing the stick inside the drum with a piece of wet cloth while pressing down on the instrument's skin. The Izzo IZ6342 is 8 inches in diameter and 30 cm in height.
This cuíca Izzo IZ7097 is 10 inches in diameter. A typical Brazilian musical instrument, it is mainly heard during Carnival and in traditional Samba and has also been incorporated by a wide variety of international artists such as Bob Marley in his song 'Could you be Loved'.