James Kimo West

James Kimo West

Westernmost Music
Music Composer

Los Angeles, California

Member Since:
February 2013
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About James

Besides his many composing credits for features, network and cable TV, web shows and advertising, Jim Kimo West is also known as long-time guitarist for the world's most successful musical satirist, "Weird Al" Yankovic. Their recent CD, " Mandatory Fun" debuted at #1 on Billboard and won the Grammy for Best Comedy Recording. Kimo is also known as one of the top Hawaiian " slack key" guitarists on the planet and has had many placements in TV and film.

Unique traits: orchestral music, acoustic and world genres, Hawaiian and Polynesian, quirky rock and any guitar based styles.

Awards

  • Grammys (4) Platinum records (3) gold records (6) ASCAP composer awards

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