"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
"Stunning...one of the more interesting releases of the new year" - JazzWest
Welcome to the music website for composer, guitarist, and inventor Jack West. Jack plays 6 and 8-string acoustic guitar and creates highly original music.
For videos check out Jack's new YouTube channel here.
Beedaday - Original funky pop/jazz music featuring Jack on acoustic guitar with amazing singers, Richard Howell and Jenifer Freebairn. The band has just started to record music for an upcoming record, and made a Tiny Desk Contest video of one of these songs. More to come!!
Jack West & Walter Strauss - Instrumental Guitar Duo, recording first album in May 2024.
Woodwork Collective - A musical collective Jack started that has a blast performing shows where each member leads a tune and every show has all new material. The Collective has posted lots of videos of live shows.
Jack West & Curvature - Jack's band from 1995-2003.