The Requinto Jarocho has its origins in the Veracruz region of southeastern Mexico like the Huapanguera. It is played in the son Jarocho style with a harp and Jarana Jarocha. The requinto Jarocho, also referred to as a Guitarra de son, is a small guitar that has gained much popularity in recent times. The body is not large or deep like a Huapanguera but is rather thin. It has 4 thick nylon strings, sometimes 5 strings.
Tomas Delgado hand makes all Requinto Jarochos with Cedar or Mahogany sides and back and Cedar or Spruce tops. All Requinto Jarocho’s are priced to include a transparent, thin, and durable pickguard that will last 10 years, the longest durable pickguards available today.
The Requinto Jarocho is also available in Standard and Custom upon availability in store.
A Jarocho is item or style of music from Veracruz, Mexico. One explanation of the origin of the term Jarocho is that it evolved from an old Spanish word meaning brusque or disordered.
Back & Sides: Mahogany or Cedar
Tuners: Machine heads, Traditional pegs, Geared Pegs
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