"[Doherty] bends the bass into something rarely heard, but entirely worth the price of admission."
-All Music Guide
The almighty get down is well represented in this debut recording from Chicago firebomb, Hood Smoke. The 13-track disc is a groove-driven effusion of straight on soul, funky organ jazz and rock-inspired guitar with a straight link to bands of the '70s such as Seawind and Rufus. Bassist Bryan Doherty, a versatile and dynamic mainstay on the Chicago music scene, wrote and produced the CD. His sophisticated, force-of-nature bass...