The first martial art I practiced for an extended length of time (1989-2005) was a self-defense oriented form of modern jujutsu that was developed in New York City and called Kaze Arashi Ryu. The art was a mixture of Karatedo, Shorinji Kempo, Judo and Aikido with techniques drawn from Danzan-ryu Jujutsu, Sosuishi-ryu Jujutsu and Daito-ryu Aiki-jujutsu created in the 1970's. In 2012, I wrote a summary article of my conclusions about the art's history so people interested in training in it could be properly informed:
More details can be found on The E-Budo Forum. I have kept this article online in case it is helpful to others.