The Stolen Sweets

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The Stolen Sweets
Origin Portland, Oregon[1][2]
Genres Jazz,[3][1] Swing[4]
Years active 2005 (2005)–present[2]
Labels The Stolen Sweets[1]
Members Jen Bernard, Lara Michell, Erin Sutherland, Pete Krebs, David Langenes and Keith Brush[5][2]

The Stolen Sweets are an American Jazz[3][1] group from Portland, Oregon.[1][2] Formed in 2005, the group comprises vocalists Jen Bernard, Lara Michell and Erin Sutherland, Pete Krebs and David Langenes on guitar, and Keith Brush on double bass.[2] They have released two albums so far: Shuffle Off to Buffalo (2006) and Sleepytime in Chinatown (2009).[3][6][7]

The band have stated that they formed with the intention of emulating 1920s–1930s vocal jazz group The Boswell Sisters.[2][8] As well as detecting influences from The Boswell Sisters, reviewers have also compared the band to Cab Calloway and Django Reinhardt.[9][7]

Reviews of the band have been positive. OPB's show Oregon Art Beat praised the band's "high-energy shows" and "seamless harmonies".[8] In a review of their album Sleepytime in Chinatown, the Jazz Society of Oregon praised its "impeccable harmonies" and "retro sound".[9]


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  2. ^ a b c d e f "The Stolen Sweets – Bio". ReverbNation. Retrieved 10 May 2014. 
  3. ^ a b c "The Stolen Sweets". iTunes Store. iTunes. Retrieved 10 May 2014. 
  4. ^ "Maramao, ecco lo swing da Trio Lescano". La Stampa (in Italian). 25 March 2008. Archived from the original on 10 May 2014. Retrieved 10 May 2014. «Stolen Sweets», formazione americana che propone lo swing anni ‘30-‘50 
  5. ^ "The Stolen Sweets". Retrieved 10 May 2014. 
  6. ^ "The Stolen Sweets". CD Baby. Retrieved 10 May 2014. 
  7. ^ a b "The Stolen Sweets". All About Jazz. Retrieved 10 May 2014. 
  8. ^ a b Mike Midlo (Producer) (9 February 2006). Stolen Sweets (Television production). OPB. Retrieved 10 May 2014. 
  9. ^ a b O'Brien, Kyle (October 2009). "Sleepytime in Chinatown, The Stolen Sweets". CD Reviews. Jazz Society of Oregon. Retrieved 10 May 2014.