Bajo Songwriting Secrets

Listen as Juan Treviño shares his bajo songwriting stories and secrets.

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Tradition and Innovation

Our mission is to craft instruments that offer premium quality, tone, and playability. When you play H. Jimenez™ instruments you will see, hear, and feel the difference.

Handcrafted In Mexico Series

Steel String Guitars

Nylon String Guitars

Colección Palomazo Bajo Quintos

Bajo Quintos

Several bajo quinto styles available in acoustic and with pickups, in a variety of colors.


Designed like no other on the market – offers excellent performance.


Several guitar models available in different sizes and with pickup. Features a rich tone with a comfortable neck profile.


Delivers outstanding playability – with smooth action tuners and 6 frets.


These comfortable cutaway requintos have solid cedar tops and mahogany back and sides.



Full size carved spruce top with inlaid purfling. Outfit includes thermoplastic case and composite bow.

The Hohner Connection

The Hohner Connection

HOHNER has been in the Latino community from the beginning. Throughout the years we have met and worked with other great instrument makers who are also an integral part of this community. “Layo” Jimenez is one of them who has been building bajo quintos for over 30 years.

“Building Bajo sextos and quintos is one more chapter in my life that I have enjoyed and the highlight of all this has been working with Hohner, Inc.”

Hilario 'Layo' Jimenez