Brother A. West

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Brother A. West (real name: Andrew West Reid, Jr.) is an American comedian, cover artist, illustrator, art director and convicted sex offender.

He was part of the "Brother A. West World Salivation Ministry", a comedy troupe who've opened for a number of punk bands in the mid 1980s. He designed the album cover of Broadway The Hard Way (1988) and can be heard during the track A Few Moments With Brother A. West, which was recorded in Philadelphia on February 14th, 1988. He also illustrated The Real Frank Zappa Book (1988).

West was an art director on the PBS television show "Jay-Jay the Jet Plane," and won two Cable Ace awards in the category of Best Art Direction in a Comedy, Musical or Series for Shelley Duvall's "Rock 'n Roll Mother Goose" and for "Adventures in Wonderland," both on the Disney Channel.

In 2008 he was arrested and sentenced to eight years in prison for molesting a six-year old child and the possession of child pornography. He was freed in 2014, but still had to pay $5.4 million to his victim and remains registered as a sex offender. [1] [2] [3]


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