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.