In the Press

"Brilliant original compositions...breathtaking." - Contra Costa Times

"A whole new sub-genre of jazz" - National Public Radio

"Exploring uncharted territory...uncannily familiar and yet completely fresh" - Andrew Gilbert, Jazz Critic

" of the more interesting releases of the new year" - JazzWest

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Welcome to the music website for composer, guitarist, and inventor Jack West.  Jack plays 8-string acoustic guitar and creates original instrumental music.  In recent years Jack has been working on building a new instrument that he invented called the Gliss. He is planning to release new music performed on the Gliss in the future.  Until then, check out one of Jack's 6 albums.