Hood Smoke Album Release: Rough Around the Hedges with Special Guest Makaya McCraven at The Hideout
Jazz fusion in 2016 is a tough realm to define.  It lies somewhere between the traditionalist syncopation of simple, crisp, and innovative tastes of improvisation, and the multitasking derivatives of today’s fast-paced world who demand more layered production in their compositions.  Chicago’s jazz/pop quintet Hood Smoke’s most recent offering, Rough Around the Hedges (click to stream), stretches... Read more »