Saturday, January 30, 2010

Cocktail Nation 111-Jack Parr

Cocktail Nation thanks to Tiki Shark with Koop Kooper….back on the radio after celebrating our national day this week called … ..Australia Day!

So I thought in honour of our national day I would provide you with some fun facts about Australia.

Got some cool lounge and exotica lined up on the Kriesler Stereo for you, one from an aussie gal who reminds me of an female Chet Baker. Seems some interesting parties have been poping up across the globe so we’ll dedicate some time to that for you and our special this week is a look a the life of TV talk show host Jack Parr.

I’ll let you know about an interesting rumour my spies have dug up and back again this week all the usuals like the look at the world of swank and ask koop back this week.

Pink Martini-But Now I Am Back

Royal Crown Revue-Port Au Prince

Elliot fisher-Dr No's Fantasy

Tiki Joe's Ocean-Sacred Island

Waitiki7-Totem Pole

Antonio Carlos Jobim Laurindo Almeida-Once Again

Jack Costanzo-Can Can overture

Janet Seidel- Whatever Lola Wants

B Sharp Big Band -Frenesi

Arthur Lyman- Jungle Jalopy

Martini Kings- Swingin Shepherd Blues

Frank Sinatra - A Fine Romance

Julie O'Hara Sextet-Angel Eyes


Art Van Dame-Cheers

Clouseaux-Kiss of Ku

Dave Pell Octet-The Man I Love

Saturday, January 23, 2010

Cocktail Nation 110-Tiki Shark moves up the island

On the show this week we talk to Brad Parker from Tiki Shark and find out what is happening on the big island. The official word on the Hawaiian music awards is out with two big contenders for the exotica category are. We’ll take a look at the world of swank and find some cool events for you to attend, some fantastic film noir movies to pick up.


Blue Zombies -Fever

Octobop-Girl Talk

Kava Kon- The Killing River (without the sun, moon, and stars)

Abbe Lane -Oyeme Mama

Patti Page Love for sale

Jimmy Vargas-Twilight Fifth and Main

Lucas Vigor- Muito E Votando

Esquivel - Surfboard

Annie Ross I don’t wanna cry any more

B Sharp Big Band-Ain’t that a Kick in the Head

Frank Wess -Blues for a Playmate.mp3

Frank Sinatra - I’ve Got The World on a String

Blue Martini’s-Great City

Project Pimento-Heart

Billy May - I Gotta Have you

Martini Kings-Soft Sounds

Xavier Cugat - Zombie

Monday, January 18, 2010

Cocktail Nation 109-B Sharp Band

Cocktail Nation thanks to Tiki Shark with Koop Kooper….back in the Penthouse after a week relaxing at the holiday house….picked up some great Vinyl which I will play for you tonight..classic albums from Sinatra, Tommy Dorsey and Billy May.
Some new music on the way from Melbourne group the B Sharp Big Band as we talk to the leader of the group Henry K
Our regular segment Ask Koop where we declutter a listeners life, there's the world of Swank on the way plus news about the Adams family .

Pink Martini-Ou'est ma tete
Don Tiki-Odd Man Out
B Sharp Big Band-Destination Moon
Alvino Rey- Softly as in morning sunrise
Tommy Dorsey - Patricia
Jimmy Vargas-Zoeotika Blues
Stereophonic Space Sound Unlimited-RE 3073304
Diana Krall- The Night We Called It a Day
Chris Connor—Skyscraper Blues
George Shearing -Conception
Frank Sinatra - Call Me Irresponsible
Waitiki 7- Mood Indigo.
Martini Kings House of Bamboo
Sergio Mendez & Brasil 66 - Bermbau
Arthur Lyman - Geisha Waltz.
Billy May - Thou Swell

Sunday, January 10, 2010

Cocktail Nation 108-Chet Baker

Cocktail Nation thanks to Tiki Shark with Koop Kooper….relaxing at the south coast holiday house enjoying the sydney summer, playing bongos and reading…speaking of reading I’ll let you know about an incredible book you need to pick up about Dean Martin, our segment Ask Koop….a look at the world of swank, our special tonight is the life of Chet Baker, and I got a cool art showing to check out here in Sydney.

Jimmy Vargas-Love is a Racket
Martini Kings-You Only Live Twice
Chet Baker-Moonlight becomes you
Neal Hefti-Batman
Alvino Rey- Isn't it romantic
Max Versterhalt-Summertime
Stolen Idols-Black Orchid
Waitiki 7- Adventures in Paradise
Dean Martin-Who's Got The Action
John Barry-Beat For Beatniks
George Shearing -How High The Moon
Esquivel - Agua De Beber
Stereophonic Space Sound Unlimited-Robotheque
Diana Krall-Este Seu Olhar
Sally Street-Teach Me Tonight
Joey Altruda-Swinging Smigs
Annie Ross-Everything I've Got

Thursday, January 7, 2010

Cocktail Nation 107-Art Of Lounge

Cocktail Nation thanks to Tiki Shark with Koop Kooper….enjoying the holidays…in the Sydney Penthouse after a fantastic New Years Party with a stack of great music to play for you tonight…..coming up on the show our regular segment Ask Koop tackling a legal problem this week…… and ofcourse our look at the world of swank.
Special guest on the show is Australian lounge musician Janet Seidel.
Join us as we kick off 2010 in swank style!

Don Tiki-Billions of Brazillians
Antonio Carlos Jobim-Girl from Ipanema.
Janet Seidel-I Got Lost in His Arms
Martini Kings- Desafinado
The Midnight Combo - Soft Waving
Sammy Davis Jr-That Old Black Magic
Billy May- Love Is The Thing
Abbe Lane - Whatever Lola Wants
Stereophonic Space Sound Unlimited-La Fille Dans Le Train
Enoch Light-Fly Me to the Moon
George Shearing -I'll Be Around
Esquivel - Amor, Amor
SG Sound-The Cantina Band
Alvino Rey-Speak low
Frank Wess Jazz for Playboys
Pink Martini-Over the Valley
Mark Copeland-The Lady is a tramp

Life in the Penthouse-Cocktail Nation 106 -Kooper relaxes with Retrospective Magazine

Cocktail Nation with Kooper Kooper thanks to Tiki Shark and it's the last show of 2009 and in a retrospective kinda way Kooper will take a look at the things he has learnt about the environment, freedom, time and change.
Tonight we head to New York to talk to Joe Wood who is the man behind, in our regular segment ask Koop we tackle unwanted friends on our look at the world of swank we check out some of the events coming up for 2010.
join the international scenester Koop Kooper as he stacks all the coolest music up on the 1962 Kreisler Stereo ....45 stories above Sydney!

Pink Martini-Ohayoo Ohio
Jimmy Vargas-Boulevard Of Broken Dreams
Chris Connor—Everything I Love
Eden Ahbez-Edens Cove
Tikiyaki orchestra-Sneaky Tiki
Martini Kings-Swingin Shepard Blues
Jackie Gleason - But Not for Me
Joey Altruda-Doo Boo Dee Bo
Neal Hefti-Cool Blue
Peggy Lee—I Can't Resist You
Woody and the Senator-Cocktail Time
Mark Copeland-Without a Song
Jack Costanzo—Blue Prelude
Esquivel—Who's Sorry Now
Martini Heaven-Alcoholiday
Tiki Joe's Ocean-Baxter Pad.

Life in the Penthouse-Cocktail Nation 105 Christmas special

And a Merry Christmas from the gang at the Cocktail Nation!
We have a wonderful Christmas special for you this week as we take a look at two new Christmas Albums…one from Tiki Joes Ocean and one from the Martini Kings. We’ll chat to Andy Nazzal from Tiki Joes plus I have a some beatnik poetry about the politically correct world Santa has to occupy. A Christmas edition of our regular sgement Ask Koop and we find out what is happening New Years Eve in our look at the world of swank!

Martini Kings -The Christmas Song
Billy May- Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer Mambo
Tiki Joes Ocean-Deck The Halls
Dean Martin- Winter Wonderland
Cocktail Preachers-SleighRide
Kay Starr-(Everybody's Waitin' For) The Man with the Bag
Lena Horne- Santa Claus Is Coming to Town
Mambo Zombies-Silver Bells
Tiki Joes Ocean-Christmas Time is Here
Martin Denny- Exotic Night
Nat King Cole- Buon Natale (Means Merry Christmas to You)
Michael Buble-Let it Snow
Al Caiola Holiday on Skis
Martini Kings-White Christmas
Ray AnthonyChristmas Trumpets-We Wish You a Very Merry Christmas [Medley]
Tiki Joes Ocean-We Three Kings-

Cocktail Nation 104-Kooper goes on a trip with a Careless Navigator

And welcome to another week in the Penthouse, Koop Kooper relaxing in the penthouse pondering the meaning of life ....on the show this week we speak to the man behind a new tiki website, I tackle the worlds problems, well the little ones, not the big ones like poverty or the climate change with our segment ask Koop, lots of great events to attend, new music from the martini, Kings, Sterephonic Space Sounds Unlimited and The SG Sound.
Billy May-Perfidia
Lucas Vigor-Grey Rain
Martin Denny-Taboo
Skip Heller-Hand To Eye
Esquivel-That Old Black Magic
Martini Kings-You Only Live Twice
Eden Ahbez-Island Girl
Tiki Joes Ocean-Rio De Jean
SG Sound-Escapade Velocity
Jack Burger-Boulevard of Broken Dreams
John Barry-Beat For Beatniks
Neal Hefti-Splanky
Robert Drasnin-Jardin De La Noche
Stereophonic Space Sound Unlimited-Sitar Jerk
Joey Altruda-Hey Smigly
Irving Fields Trio-Where Shall I Go

Cocktail Nation 103-Art Of Charm

On the show this week we get in an expert on social dynamics to teach you how to be the very best of you at your next party, how to be the life of the party and most importantly how to wind friends and influence people. I've got an incredible cd to giveaway this week called the Greatest American Italian Singers of all time, I tackle the social issues of the day with our regular segment Ask Koop, and ofcourse there's our weekly look at the world of swank.

Martini Kings- Rumble
Don Tiki -Tinjoil Huts
Frank Sinatra-The Good Life
Jimmy Vargas-Torchin The EL Rocco
Jackie Gleason Velvet Brass—A Man And A Woman
Janet Seidel-Cry Me A River
Si Zenter-I've found a new baby
Waitiki 7- Mood Indigo
Hugo Montenegro—Lover
Martini Heaven-Breakfast At Tiffany's
Stereophonic Space Sound Unlimited-The Whistler Returns
Al Caiola - I Got it Bad
Jack Jones—This Could Be The Start Of Something
Pink Martini-Sunday Table
Ray Anthony-September Song

Cocktail Nation 102-Martini Heaven

It's the Cocktail Nation thanks to Tiki Shark with a big show planned again, coming up we talk to producer extraordinare Bill Roebuck who has produced the Martini Heaven series, I've got some Christmas news for you,a look at the work of swank, our regular segment ask Koop, I've got a great place to pick up a cool shirt plus brand new musicc from Stereophonic Space Sound Unlimited, Pink Martini and Don Tiki.
Leonard Nimoy-Music To Watch Space Girls By
Cocktail Angst-Ecstatically Mine
Martini Heaven-Tangonova
Al Caiola-La Dolce Vita
Moonrays-Run Spy Run
Pink Martini-Ohayoo Ohio
Ann Richards-Be Easy Be Tender
Tiki Joe's Ocean-Baxter Pad
Don Ralke-Blue Moon
Janet Seidel-Charade
Stereophonic Space Sound Unlimited-Robotheque
Quincy Jones—One Note Samba
Mancini-Peter Gunn
Sammy Davis, Jr—The Goin's Great
Don Tiki-Bla Bla Cha Cha
Peggy Lee—Bewitched