Welcome friends to the world of The Scarlet Dukes, America\'s swankiest, swingin\', jumpin\' dance combo. The Scarlet Dukes have combined great vocals, ace musicanship, and classic songs to create a highly dancable music that is captivating audiences from coast-to-coast.
\"Rogue Escapades\" contains eleven jump/swing originals recorded and masterfully produced by Gordon Rafael (producer of the classic debut CD from The Strokes). This CD burns and bops baby...yowsa! Features \"In Love Again\" (used in the 2008 Walmart commercial) along with such favorites as \"Uptown Downtown\", and \"Race With The Wind\". You\'ve heard many of these songs on television as soundtracks and in commercials...now own the real deal. Buy now! This isn\'t one your boring copy-cat neo-bands going through the motions playing tired old big band swing standards, but a red-hot swing combo featuring some of the best young players in Manhattan performing twelve new original songs written by the band.
TAKE THE SCARLET DUKES QUIZ!
1. Phil worked in what NYC neo-lounge combo before forming THE SCARLET DUKES?
A. Beat Positive
B. Voodoo Martini
C. The Last of the International Playboys
2. After returning from his tour in \'Nam, Chic did this job for a living?
A. Drove a cab in San Francisco, California
B. Played drums in the touring troupe of \"Godspel\"
C. Worked as a travel agent in Syracuse, NY
3. Ben and Phil worked together in what Lo-Fi Entertainment sponsored swing combo before collaborating on THE SCARLET DUKES?
A. Bim Bam Baby
B. The Swing Dolls
C. The Blues Jumpers
4. Bassist Gigi has studied with this well know jazz bassist...
A. Dave Holland
B. Jack Bruce
C. Ron Carter
5. THE SCARLET DUKES performed their first live show at which venue?
A. The Fez, NY, NY
B. The Five Spot, Philadelphia, PA
C. The Leopard Lounge, S. Amboy, NJ
6. Phil toured Europe in the 80\'s with which New York City based post/punk rockers?
A. Bush Tetras
B. Liquid Liquid
C. Certain General
7. In addition to playing vibes, Ben is an accomplished...
8. Sax player Ben is a native of?
A. Orange County, California
B. New York City
C. Patterson, NJ
9. THE SCARLET DUKES\' song \"Picking \'em Up\" is about...
A. A high class call girl
B. A beauty contest contestant
C. Betty Page
10. Phil has released how many solo albums?
11. The \'Dukes live CD was recorded at what venue?
A. The Brown Derby
B. Greatest Bar on Earth (Windows on the World)
C. Ogden Theatre
12. In 2008 the \'Dukes song \"In Love Again\" was featured in a television commerical for which retail store?
13. \"Rogue Escapdes\" producer Gordon Rafael\'s recording studio in New York (where the CD was recorded) was called?
A. Reel to Real
B. Transporter Raum
ANSWERS: 1. B, 2. A, 3. B, 4. D, 5. A, 6. C, 7. none, 8. B, 9. A, 10. C, 11. B, 12. B, 13. B