Hawaii Music Awards Winner!!!!!
Hawaiian slack-key guitarist and composer, Jim “Kimo” West brings his excellent performing and arranging skills to the table in this award-winning collection of slack key guitar Christmas songs. A stunning hand-painted block print cover by Caren Loebel-Fried tops off this attractive package.
Kimo is one of the few masters of this beautiful acoustic guitar style known as “ki ho’alu”, literally “loosen the string”. Besides performing traditional songs, he is best known for creating new compositions and tunings and his original slack key work has been featured in Disney TV movies, Honda commercials, documentaries and feature films.
Jim also works as a producer and composer for film and TV. Check out Jim’s “slack key” music at www.jimkimowest.com and his composer demos at www.myspace.com/jameskimowestcomposer