Straight No Chaser Sound Bites
A Cappella, Cocktails, and Cuisine
Published by: Red Lightning Books
Food, Drink, and Behind–the-Scenes stories from everyone's favorite a cappella group, Straight No Chaser.
With 15 years in the music business, eight albums, and more than 1.5 million concerts tickets sold, Straight No Chaser treasures two things: family and food. Straight No Chaser Sound Bites features a collection of their favorite food and drink recipes combined with behind-the-scenes stories as they welcome their fans into the family.
Formed in 1996 at Indiana University, Straight No Chaser's story has been replete with twists and turns. Sound Bites deliciously recounts members' memories of moments from an unlikely yet wonderful cascade of events that propelled forward their career of creating music, touring, and becoming part of countless family traditions.
Steve, Jerome, Charlie, Randy, Walt, Mike, Jasper, Seggie, and Tyler each offer their own (sometimes contradicting) stories of their adventures, as well as sensational recipes for cocktails, such as the Honey Lavender Greyhound, Grapefruit Jalapeño Cilantro Shrub, and SN-Tini, and foods, including "Choose Your Own Adventure" risotto, Great Grandma Erma's Apple Crisp, SNC M&C, Momma C's Fried Chicken—and many more.
Straight No Chaser Sound Bites invites the group's many fans, old and new, to celebrate the harmony of music, food, and drink in their own homes. So settle in and enjoy.
Sound Bites: An Introduction
1. Jerome Collins
2. Jasper Smith
3. Tyler Trepp
4. Charlie Mechling
5. Randy Stine
6. Walter Chase
7. Steve Morgan
8. Seggie Isho
9. Mike Luginbill
A good story is like a good recipe—you take deliciously fresh ingredients, prepare them with love, and deliver the unexpected. And that sums up the incredible true story of a cappella's premier group, Straight No Chaser. Funny, wise, heartfelt and entertaining, this might be the first cookbook that comes with its own playlist!~Craig Perry, Film Producer of the American Pie and Final Destination franchises
Chef's kiss to this masterful collection of deliciousness. It's vibrant and is bound to spark joy.~McKinzie Roth, TV Host, Radio Personality, and Podcaster
The All-American a cappella treasure Straight No Chaser serves up their favorite food and boozy recipes in what is ultimately a scrapbook of the band's history. Filled with personal stories and joyful behind-the-scenes photography, it's the perfect keepsake for any SNC fan.~Isabel Kallman, Founder, Alpha Mom
Fun, informative, and an absolute 'must' for the legions of Straight No Chaser fans, and an inherently fascinating browse for menu planners, Straight No Chaser Sound Bites is a unique combination of cookbook and band history that will be an enduringly popular.~Midwest Book Review