Bajo sextos are in his blood


The Acosta and Macias names became synonymous with the best bajo sextos, an instrument as essential to conjunto and norteño music as the button accordion.

The Acosta bajo sexto was known for its lighter weight and tone. Santiago Jimenez Jr. said it was the bajo of choice for his father, Don Santiago, and brother, Flaco.

It’s the brand of instrument that 12-year-old Flaco Jimenez played on his first recording while accompanying his father, “No Tuve La Dicha.”

Read article here: Bajo sextos are in his blood – San Antonio Express-News.

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