Kaki King biography

Kaki King

Alternative rock, Musical Artist

1979 –

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Who is Kaki King?

Kaki King is an American guitarist and composer. King is known for her percussive and jazz-tinged melodies, energetic live shows, use of multiple tunings on acoustic and lap steel guitar, and her diverse range in different genres.

In February 2006, Rolling Stone released a list of "The New Guitar Gods," on which King was the sole woman and youngest artist. In addition to a 10-year career that includes six LP and two EP albums, King has also scored music for television and film. She worked alongside Eddie Vedder and Michael Brook contributing music for the soundtrack to Sean Penn's Into the Wild, for which the trio received nominations for a Golden Globe Award for Best Original Score.

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Born
Aug 24, 1979
Atlanta
Also known as
  • Katherine Elizabeth King
  • King, Kaki
Spouses
Nationality
  • United States of America
Profession
Education
  • New York University
  • The Westminster Schools

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on July 23, 2013

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