Hawaiian Slack Key Guitar - Jim Kimo West
- Serving Los Angeles CA
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- Los Angeles, CA 91405
Jim 'Kimo' West is well-known as the mainland's foremost Hawaiian 'slack key' guitarist. A veteran of Hawaii's slack key festivals, and recent winner of the 'LA Treasures' Award.
Available for concerts ,corporate and private events, Kimo also performs with other Hawaiian musicians and vocalists as a duo, trio or full band. He is always available for recording sessions and can provide production,composing services and music licensing, working from his cutting-edge music production studio in Los Angeles. Kimo is a member of AFM, AFTRA, NARAS (The Recording Academy) Recording Musicians Association, The Hawaii Academy of Recording Arts and ASCAP.
Besides being well respected in Hawaii, Kimo is generally considered the top slack key artist in California. A virtuosic player and prolific composer, his delicate, heartfelt playing technique and his generous output of new, exciting slack key guitar originals puts him solidly in a category of his own. Kimo has played guitar on many Grammy-winning records, in addition to many film and television scores. He also plays steel guitar and ukulele in addition to lead vocals.
Jim Kimo West's long-awaited new CD, Hawaiian Slack Key Guitar, Kimo-Style" is another great collection of uniquely original ki ho alu instrumentals, with a few choice covers thrown in the mix. Like his first two CD's, Coconut Hat, and "Slack Key West", this CD is full of warm, acoustic slack key instrumentals, based on his ever-evolving collection of experiences in the beautiful islands of Hawaii, and showcases Kimo's fluid technique and unusual tunings. The CD's song notes add another dimension to the experience, providing the listener with insight into the inspiration behind these compositions. Whether you're a fan of Hawaiian music or not, this CD is sure to stay at the top of your playlist!
Among other cities, Hawaiian Slack Key Guitar - Jim Kimo West may serve the following areas: Los Angeles, San Fernando Valley, Southern California, Long Beach, Santa Clarita, Glendale, Van Nuys, North Hollywood, Pasadena, Torrance, City of Industry, Inglewood, Whittier, Lakewood, Santa Monica, Burbank, Pomona, Hollywood, Woodland Hills, Signal Hill, La Puente, Lancaster, Canoga Park, Sherman Oaks, Northridge, West Hollywood, Palmdale, Watts, Venice, Carson, El Monte, Beverly Hills
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