Episode 160″- Ethan’s Archives: Jim “Kimo” West

Original Air Date – June 8, 2022

Dave and Ethan present an interview Ethan recorded back in 2011 with Weird Al’s longtime guitar player, Jim “Kimo” West, long before we lovingly know him as the Grammy Award Winning Jim “Kimo” West!

Jim "Kimo" West

Jim “Kimo” West has been playing guitar with Weird Al since 1982. He is also regarded as one of the world’s foremost Hawaiian slack key guitarists. He is a 2021 Grammy Award winner for his album More Guitar Stories, a 2019 Grammy Award nominee for Moku Maluhia – Peaceful Island and a four-time Na Hoku Hanohano (the Hawaiian ‘Grammy’) nominee. He also wrote and performed the official Dave & Ethan’s 2000″ Weird Al Podcast theme song.