Jim “Kimo” West Interview – Weird Al Yankovic, Slack Key Solo Artist – Everyone Loves Guitar

Jim’s been Al Yankovic’s guitarist for the last 30 years, and has also released 12 solo LPs as a Hawaiian slack key artist. He has 4 Grammy’s for his work with Weird Al, and was recently nominated for a Grammy on his last solo LP, Moku Maluhia: Peaceful Island – which is a beautiful record

Kimo shares the unlikely event that changed his life and got him playing slack key guitar… some savvy advice for musicians, most difficult move he’s ever had to make, the beautiful Aloha spirit and how it’s changed and influenced him, his first trip to Hawaii and much more. Great convo:

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Craig Garber

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