Jim Kimo West Interview, “In Hawaiian they call me Nahe Nahe…”

On this Jim Kimo West interview, Jim talks about the making of his newest LP, “More Guitar Stories,” and the backstory to several of the songs. Leaving college at 16 to gig full-time, what he learns from making records – even so many years into the process, accomplishments during COVID & more. Loads of fun, always a great hang with Kimo

Jim is best known as the long-time guitarist for “Weird Al” Yankovic – he’s played with Al for 30 years & has 5 Grammys and a Billboard #1 CD for his efforts. He’s also regarded as one of the world’s foremost “ki ho’alu” or Hawaiian “slack key” guitarists and has won countless awards in this genre. His newest (13th) LP explores West African guitar, Middle Eastern Music & Americana. Kimo also produces & engineers from his LA studio

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