This surdo head is not suitable for batucada or samba reggae and samba afro styles.
Black napa GOPE surdo head is perfect for pagode surdo, or a zabumba.
GOPE makes great pagode instruments in Rio de Janeiro.
This head is ideal for recording sessions, or pagode settings. The head's 2 layers are made of plastic and napa. The inner plastic layer has small holes to allow air to pass between the layers. The outer napa layer has a warm muffle to the sound of your drum.