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Chicken Music

by Jim Kimo West

Warm, relaxing Hawaiian slack key and steel guitar
Genre: World: Hawaiian
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Jim “Kimo” West is recognized as one of the world’s top “slack key” guitarists and brings his own unique musical perspective to this great acoustic guitar tradition. The “nahenahe”sound of “ki ho’alu” as it is known in Hawaii is heard throughout the recent Oscar- nominated film, “The Descendants”.
Even older than the blues, Hawaiian slack key got it’s start in the 1830’s on the Big Island when Spanish vaqueros who were imported to teach the Hawaiians cattle management, gave guitars to the Hawaiian cowboys or “paniolos”.
Kimo is also known as long-time guitarist for the world’s most successful musical satirist, “Weird Al” Yankovic contributing his talents to many Grammy-winning CD’s, tours and TV appearances, as well as a performance on NPR’s “Tiny Desk” series.
He is a recent winner of the Hawaii Music Awards, a Na Hoku Hanohano (the Hawaiian “Grammy”) nominee and a two-time winner of the LA Treasures Award for his contributions toward the perpetuation of ki ho’alu.
Kimo performs at the slack key guitar festivals in Hawaii and is a regular featured performer at the Southern California Slack Key Festival. His playing has been featured in a number of films, Honda TV spots, the Disney Channel and NPR.

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