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.
Name: James Kimo West
Lives in: Los Angeles, California
Company: Westernmost Music
Occupation: Music Composer
Unique traits: orchestral music, acoustic and world genres, Hawaiian and Polynesian, quirky rock and any guitar based styles.
Grammys (4) Platinum records (3) gold records (6) ASCAP composer awards