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smokey hormel guitar on adele 21

Guitarist Smokey Hormel's distinctive style can be heard on albums by greats such as Johnny Cash, Adele, Beck, Tom Waits, Neil Diamond, Norah Jones, John Doe and Joe Strummer.

His African‑guitar group Smokey's Secret Family and his Western Swing band Smokey's Round‑Up both play New York shows regularly.


Beck Morning Phase

Smokey is featured on
Beck's brand new album
Morning Phase


Smokey with Beck
on Saturday Night Live playing Blue Moon
from Morning Phase

Jennifer Nettles That Girl

Smokey played on
Jennifer Nettles' brand new That Girl album

Upcoming Shows

smokey hormel at sunny's in redhook

Smokey's Round-up

Every Wednesday at Sunny's in Red Hook

march 5 10pm


smokey's secret family at barbes in park slope

Smokey's Secret Family

at BarbÈs in Park Slope:

shows coming up in April

smokey's secret family self titled album

Play music: Louise Marie Wa Motema
from Smokey's Secret Family
nine song album