"Slack Key West" is a collection of unique and relaxing ki ho 'alu or "slack key" guitar instrumentals,almost all originals ,which is unusual for this style as most artists rely on existing reptoire. Gentle ryhthms and exotic new tunings make Kimo's music very special. And it's a virtual tour of some of Hawaii's most beautiful places without the expense of an airline ticket!
About the Artist
Jim "Kimo" West, best known as long-time guitarist for acclaimed musical parodist, "Weird Al" Yankovic, has also had a long relationship with Hawai'i and the art of 'slack key" guitar. "Slack Key West" is the long-awaited follow to hif first release, "Coconut Hat" and his subsequent commission for the National Tropical Botanical Garden, "Nurturing The Garden"