Sunday, November 30, 2008

Cocktail Nation show 52-Daniel Glass has Class

Thanks to the Koop Kooper and this week we catch up with Daniel Glass from Royal Crown Revue who has a fantastic new book out all about drumming and how to get that authentic mid 20th century sound, we'll see how the poll is running for the Christmas Show A a look at the world of swank with a new tiki Bar has opened in Vegas plus some of the very best lounge and exotica.

Frank Sinatra-luck be a lady

Royal Crown Revue-Walkin Like Brando

Tikiaki Orchestra-exotique
Jack Costanzo—Equinox
Martini Kings-Deep into midnight

Astrud Gilberto-Beach Samba
Waitiki-L Ours Chinois
Antonio Carlos Jobim-Girl from ipanema
Jonah Jones-Do you know what it means to Miss Orleans
Chris Connor-S Wonderful

Jackie Gleason- Love is here to Stay
Martin Denny-The Enchanted Isle
Lushy-Suspicious Melody
New Morty Show-Just one of those things
Sg Sound-A Latin Affair

Saturday, November 22, 2008

Cocktail Nation show 51

Thanks to the Koop Kooper and we are talking to David Backler from the Melbourne Tiki Bar and intersting article about Sinatra from 66.....a stack of events on to check out plus the very best lounge and exotica...don't forget too that the Koop meister is now on facebook so drop me a line and add me as a friend to keep up with the show along with the crazy goings on in the I also upload some pictures of albums I pick up whilst thrifting my way through Sydneys charity stores.

Moonrays-Shot in the Dark

Martini Kings-Bongo Mambo

Martin Denny—Jungle Flower

Cherry Poppin Daddies-Come Back To Me

Love Jones-Lil Black Book

Pharoah Sanders-Moonrays

Jack Costanzo—Blue Prelude

Waitiki-Hana Maui

Astrud Gilberto-So Nice

Jackie Gleason- A Man and a Woman

Billy May-The Late Late show

Jonah Jones-Its a Good Day

Royal Crown Revue-Deadly Nightcall

Chris Connor-Moonlight in Vermont

Saturday, November 15, 2008

Cocktail Nation 50-Sergio Mendes and Bossa Nova magic

Thanks to the Koop Kooper with the very best of lounge with updates on the growing lounge scene that you are a part of just by listening to this show.Kooper has a wonderful doco about Bossa Nova to tell you about plus an interview with Sergio Mendes …..look at Neil Young’s electric Lincoln ........the goings on at the Tiki bar and Lounge in Melbourne…..join him up in the penthouse for a swank evening!


Antonio Carlos Jobim-Quiet Nights of Quiet Stars


Sergo Mendes Feat Lani Hall And Herb Alpert-Dreamer

Franck Pourcel and his orchestra - Grazie Dei Fiori

Clouseaux-Walking with Juarez

Frank Bennett-Disarm

Martin Denny – Off Shore

Spy Fi -Illya's theme

Jack Costanzo-Man with the golden arm

Richard Hayman -La Comparsa

Midnight Combo - Marjorca inn

Sammy Davis Jr-Tenderly

Lenny Dee-Moonglow and theme from picnic

Frank Sinatra - Brazil

Cherry Capri-Hot Toddy

Friday, November 7, 2008

Cocktail Nation 49

Koop Kooper is joined by a legend of lounge ....Mr Bongo Jack Costanzo...we talk about his start in the business, his magnificent career and naturally Bongos.....some sad news on the passing of Yma Sumac and we catch up with Nick Limansky who is the author of Yma Sumac the art behind the legend, a look at the world of Swank with another Kooper live gig coming up plus all the very best classic and neo lounge has been piled up on the penthouse hi fi.

Combustible Edison-Pink Victim

Sammy Davis Jr That old Black Magic

Jack Costanzo-Latin Affair

Henry Mancini-Something For Cat

Tipsy -Hey

Yma Sumac-Bo Mambo

Martini Kings-Dance of the virgins

Waitiki-The Magic Islands

Vic Flick-Shaken not Stirred

Roni Perez -Fly me to the Moon

Jack De Mello and his imperial strings - Makalapua

Mantovani - Perfidia

The Midnight Combo - Soft Waving

Octobop-Girl Talk

Wayne Newton - I wish you love