Katherine Elizabeth King, 36, known as Kaki King, was born in Atlanta and is a composer and guitarist. She was hailed by Rolling Stone as “a genre unto herself. ” In February 2006, Rolling Stone released a list of “The New Guitar Gods” on which King was the sole woman and the youngest artist. The Brooklyn-based artist has released six extraordinarily diverse and distinctive albums, performed with such icons as Foo Fighters, Timbaland, and The Mountain Goats, and contributed to a variety of film and TV soundtracks including Golden Globe-nominated work on Sean Penn’s Into The Wild.
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