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The snare drum of samba music.
Pearl's Caixa features a 12" x 4" wood shell, drum key tunable textured heads, and an SR-018 style throw-off. It can be played traditionally around the shoulder with the provided strap, or attached to a stand as an auxiliary snare to your drum kit. Not only will this Pearl drum catch your eye with its yellow, green, and blue Brazilian colors but it'll also cut through any style of music.
Built to last with awesome tone and projection. Order today.
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Comments about Pearl Caixa:
I'm a bass player and not a drummer, so my expertise is limited to the recreational sphere. I bought the Pearl caixa new from Musician's Friend primarily to participate in drum circles, and it seemed like exactly what I'd been looking for. It was wood, not steel, with a warm tone, both with and without snare effect turned on. The 12 inch diameter is standard for a caixa, and narrower than a drum set snare. The Brazilian colors were fun. But then it fell apart. It was difficult to tune, and worse, I could see the sticks making impressions on the textured drum head, even though I was not hitting very hard, and sure enough, the fourth time I played it, the drum head tore through. This is a nice decorative item but not tough enough to be a working instrument.