Raucous Western Swing with virtuoso guitar, Smokey’s Round-Up is a late-night dance party happening every Wednesday night at Red Hook’s beloved Sunny’s Bar.
3 sets starting at 9pm
Smokey Hormel’s surf guitar is featured on a collection of songs from the dance halls of Africa, Brazil and the Caribbean of the 50s and 60s. The band includes David Hofstra on bass (and tuba), Davi Viera, Tony Mola and Meia Noite on percussion, Doug Weiselman on clarinet (and baritone-sax), and Clark Gayton on trombone.
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From the June 15 radio broadcast
Coming soon - released May 31 on Spacebomb records
In–depth interview with Smokey in his own episode of the Liner Note Legends online video series profiling veteran session musicians. Smokey talks about his work with the Blasters, Lee Allen, Beck, Rick Rubin and Johnny Cash, his love of Brazilian music, and his early days in Los Angeles.