Brazilian Drum- Surdo

surdo drum being lifted by female drummer in NYC

What is a surdo? Surdos are the bass drums of Brazilian drumming. They are the heartbeat of FogoAzul NYC-marking time to keep the pulse. With their deep sounds, and large size, these bass drums provide a steady beat that acts as a foundation for the accompanying rhythms.In Portuguese, surdo is translated to “deaf”. Possibly called that because of the huge sound … Read More