Quality pandeiro playing requires intricate techniques, and the LP Wood Pandeiro is designed to help facilitate that fact. The frame is thinner on this instrument than on many other frame drums in order to provide maximum manipulation ability - lighter is better. With a tunable synthetic head (tuning key included) and 6 sets of jingles, this instrument provides a balanced, traditional Brazilian sound in all kinds of weather. The inside surface of the shell is smooth for hand comfort, and the chrome hardware gives this instrument a pleasing, professional look. A padded carrying bag is included.