The bajo sexto is a 12 string guitar fused with a bass. The bajo sexto sound provides a strong rhythm in the lower pitched end of a Conjunto band and also provides a strong projection of chord changes across songs. It is primarily used in Mexican music; primarily Norteño music of Northeastern Mexico and across the border in South Texas, known as "Tex-Mex", "Conjunto" or "Musica mexicana-tejana". Bajo Sextos are Tuned from highest to lowest strings: E-A-D-G-C-F.
The Alvarado from Paracho Elites features ornate Abalone rosettes, solid cedar top, Indian rosewood on the back and sides, rosewood fingerboard and ebony and ivory striped banding.
Made in Mexico. Ships direct from our mid-west warehouse.