Episode 161″- Ethan’s Archives: Jim “Kimo” West Returns
Original Air Date – June 15, 2022
Due to popular demand, Dave and Ethan AGAIN present an interview Ethan recorded in October 2011 with Weird Al’s longtime (and now Grammy-Winning!) guitar player, Jim “Kimo” West, to promote their Albany, NY appearance on The Alpocalypse Tour!
This week’s guest…
Jim “Kimo” West has been playing guitar with Weird Al since 1982. He’s also known as one of the world’s top slack key guitarists. As a session musician, he has played acoustic and electric guitar on many Grammy Award winning CD’s, TV shows and feature films. His solo album, Moku Maluhia – Peaceful Island, was recently nominated for a Grammy Award. He also wrote and performed The Official Dave & Ethan’s 2000″ Weird Al Podcast Theme Song.