Relaxing Guitar Instrumentals from Jim Kimo West


Jim Kimo West – Moku Maluhia: Peaceful Island

Jim Kimo West – Moku Maluhia: Peaceful Island (Westernmost Records, 2018)

Moku Maluhia: Peaceful Island presents a set of melodic solo guitar works by Hawaiian slack key guitarist Jim Kimo West. The tranquil instrumental tracks have  a deep Hawaiian flavor and nicely-crafted guitar overdubs.

Jim Kimo West uses various guitars and tunings described in the CD booklet.

Moku Maluhia: Peaceful Island celebrates the beauty of Hawaii, its landscapes, wildlife, the sea, rivers, tidepools and simpler life.

The album includes guest appearances by George Abe on shakuhachi flute and Simone Vitucci on cello.

Author: Angel Romero

Angel Romero y Ruiz has been writing about world music music for many years. He founded the websites worldmusiccentral.org and musicasdelmundo.com. Angel produced several TV specials for Metropolis (TVE) and co-produced “Musica NA”, a music show for Televisión Española (TVE) in Spain that featured an eclectic mix of world music, fusion, electronica, new age and contemporary classical music. Angel also produced and remastered world music albums, compilations and boxed sets for Alula Records, Ellipsis Arts, Music of the World.
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