Saturday, March 21, 2015

Cocktail Nation 349 Swank

Some new music coming your way with a brand new track from The Tiki Delights, this time they move from exotica into the Lounge Realm. We'll talk to the man behind it all, Darren Long. I'll tackle the movement from analogue to smart watches and what this means for mens fashion plus an amazing story out of the sixties that included big time celebrities and a paparazzi approach to getting the story. And one for the Mad Men fans with a new exhibition that's just opened. www.cocktailnation.net Rachel Caswel -Agua De Beber Dave Stryker -In A Sentimental Mood Tiki Delights -Swank Paris Mitchel Strings -You Stepped Out Of A Dream David Carbonara -Don The Man Project Pimento -Charade Ellen La Fern- I’ve Got The World On A String Peggy Lee As Long As I Live Gene Rains-Lonely Winter Beegie Adair- You’re The Top Jackie Gleason -It’s Alright With Me Nat King Cole and George Shearing -A Beautiful Friendship James Spencer -Midnight Melancholy

Cocktail Nation 348 Classic TV Favourites

This weeks show came about in funny way I was cruising around Sydney and for some reason my ipod got stuck in alphabetical order and every song was a theme and it took me a while to notice and when I realized what happened I knew that this was a sign of what show I should produce for you. So this week a all tv theme show from the fifties sixties and seventies. and I have an interview with two of the most prolific theme composers. www.cocktailnation.net Lalo Schifrin- Mission Impossible Theme Lalo Schifrin - Mannix Billy May- The Odd Couple Nelson Riddle -My Three Sons Al Caiola Man- From Uncle Al Caiola- The Mod Squad Theme Morton Stevens- Hawaii Five o Si Zentner- The Fugitive Theme Neal Hefti- Batman Peggy Lee- Bewitched Warren Barker- 77 Sunset Strip Jackie Gleason -Theme From The Honeymooners The City Of Prague Philharmonic Orchestra-Star Trek Theme John Barry-The Human Jungle The Ventures- Twilight Zone Si Zentner- Mr Lucky Liberty Soundtrack Orchestra- Burke's Law Suite

Cocktail Nation 347- Dianne Gall Art

I just love it when I discover a new artist and this week you will love the work of a lady called Dianne Gall so stand by to be blown away by her mid mod artistic style. We take a look at the life of Leonard Nimoy who just passed away last week And how would you like a home designed by one of the great mid mod architecture legends....turns out you can. www.cocktailnation.net Louisville Sluggers -Blow It Baby Nathan Haines Cocktails Bobby Darin The Curtain Falls Burt Bacharach-Mambo Mania Blue Dahlias -Brazil Montifiori Cocktail Gne Gn Beegie Adair Mona Lisa Marlene Van VerPlank -Where Can I go Without You Paul Winter Spell Of The Samba Machiniso -Vampire Blues Bobby Hutchinson-Skj Bill Evans Soire Chet Baker -Moonlight Becomes You Frank Sinatra-I get A Kick Out Of You.

Cocktail Nation 346 Euro Spy Special The Ipcress File

This week on the show we talk euro spy movies and tv with Kramer and we explore the question of whether or not vintage clothing may or may not be cursed, we have the world of swank gig guide back with more great parties to attend, plus some more great music for your bachelor pad hi fi like the new album Far Away Lands—The Exotic Music of Gene Rains www.cocktailnation.net Jetset Unlimited Man From UNCLE Tiki Lounge Crew -Mambo Twango John Barry -Ipcress File Jamees Morrison - My Beautiful Gene Rains Soshu Night Serenade Beegie Adair- Summer Wind Barbara Levy Daniels -Where Or When Bert Kaemphert Berts Bossa Nova Wynton Marsalis Loose Duck Martin Denny -The Enchanted Sea Dave Bruebeck -Cable Car HB Radke Martinis and Pearls Stan Getz -The Look Of Love Henry Mancini- Days of Wine and Rose

Cocktail Nation 345 The Detective

This week on the show its time for some classic comedy and we head to the Cocktail Nation vault to enjoy some comedy from Don Adams, we'll talk swank advice and we lost a couple of big stars this week, so more on their life this week as we broadcast from up high in the Sydney Penthouse. www.cocktailnation.net Gene Rains -Caravan Beegie Adair -The Way You Look Tonight Julie Lyon Quartet -Too Darn Hot Beverly Kenney- Undecided Ray Conniff- Blue Moon David Carbonara -Aqua De Beber Project Pimento -Something Stupid Ray Anthony- Dragnet Marlene Ver Planck- I Love the Way You Dance Quincy Jones- Cast Your Fate To The Wind Pink Martini City Of Night Uptown Vocal Jazz Quartet -He Was The Cat Cocktail Inn -The Way You Look Tonight Plas Johnson Pink Panther Theme Kenny Sasaki -Fly Me To The Moon

Cocktail Nation 344 Pan AM Building

This week we Mid Mod protector and savior Kalev Savi who is back on the show talking about ensuring continued existence of the Pan AM Building to get it landmark status. We talk shoes and a new project I am working on that you might like to partake in. www.cocktailnation.net Ellen La Fern-Girl Talk Uptown Jazz Quartet-Bossa Nova Eyes Frank Sinatra Fly Me To The Moon Tony Bennet This Can't Be Love James Spencer It's So Good To Want You Bad Martini Kings Killer Joe Tiki Lounge Crew- Martini Nova Bobby Darin Days Of Wine and Roses Audrey Morris - Guess Who I Saw Today Charlie Haden Quartet Angel Face Bob Thompson Playboy Chet Baker I'm Glad There Is You Tom Graff-Samba 60 Calvin Keyes-Can't Get Started

Cocktail Nation 343- Life Behind The Camera With Bill Ray

This week we talk to former life magazine, Bill Ray who captured some of the most important actors, musicians, and scientists of his generation on film. News on a big star who is on tour in Australia and how sure do you feel your job will still be in existence in ten, twenty, thirty years, the results might surprise you. www.cocktailnation.net David Carbonara-Bossa DeJour Mantovani Project Pimento -Shot In The Dark Virginia Schenck Midnight Sun Enoch Light -Autumn In New York Eydie Gorme- Frenesi Joe Ferrara The Big Hurt Arthur Lyman Group-Voodoo Dreams Julie Lyon Quintet-Love For Sale Uptown Vocal Jazz Quartet DC Farewell Helen Merril- What's New Mancini -Breakfast At Tiffanys