The samba whistle, or Apito as it is traditionally known, is something that the leader of a samba group uses to essentially organise and conduct the band, using it to get everyone to both start and stop at the correct point, but also to play sometimes complex syncopated patterns too.
This model is made from solid black and white plastic and has three clear distinct tones. It is similar to a referees whistle and produces different tones by the player blowing the whistle and covering or uncovering the holes at the side of the whistle with their fingertips.
An essential addition to the samba band and can be used in conjunction with our vast range of Brazilian percussion.
This is a great addition to any samba or latin percussion set and is made from solid plastic with a string neck strap.
It has a basic tone and can produce a further 2 tones by the player blowing the whistle and covering or uncovering the holes at the side of the whistle with their fingertips.