Sunday, November 30, 2014

Cocktail Nation 338 Eurospy Charade

This week on the show it’s our monthly Euro Spy special..this week looking at the film Charade with my neighbour Kramer, some news on an old but new Bond villain coming our way, some swank advice on how to maintain a bachelor pad

Jason Paul Curtis- Brooklyn July
Acca Daquiries -White Wedding 
Euro Spy segment Charade
Mancini- Charade
Nutty- Cinnamon Doll
Oscar Peterson-Easy Does It
Tiki Joe’s Ocean- Mai Tai Mambo
Barry Adamson-The Big Bamboozle
Howard Shore-Ed Wood Theme
The Desmond Quartet -Take Five
Don Ralke- Black Panther
Janet Seidel -I Love Paris
Martini Kings- Killer Joe
Mambo Zombies-Capulito De Aleli
Cocktail Inn-Summer Samba

Sunday, November 23, 2014

Cocktail Nation 337 Danny Heller

This week on the show we talk to Mid Century Modern artist Danny Heller about his incredible art, we talk about a weird thing of modern society.
Plus I have news on an original Batmobile for sale along with the best parties and lounge music from across the globe.

David Carbonara-Twenty Third Floor
Carol Fredette -The Best Thing For You
Julie London-Go Slow
Bert Kaemfert- Almost There
Beegie Adair- Strangers In The Night
James Morrison -Everytime We Say Goodbye
Octobop-Playboys theme
Dave Brubeck-Cable Car 
Ding Dong Devils- Crab Nebula Cocktails
Kate Ros-Jazz
HB Radke -Live Until I die
Paul Winter -Spell Of The Samba
Mike Bardash -And then What

Cocktail Nation 336 Acker Bilk

Cocktail Nation 336 Acker Bilk

This week on the show we talk about the great clarinettist Acker Bilk who passed away, I have an old interview from the BBC to share with you on this. I've got some must see tv for you, I’ve got a great new book on Paul Newman plus the best lounge music from across the globe 

George Shearing- September In The Rain
Anna Selah- Twisted
Acker Bilk- I left My Heart in San Francisco
Bill Evans-Time Remembered
Alika Lyman Group- Pua Lilia
James Spencer- Pierette
Robert Hicks- Moonlight In Vermont
O Som Do Jazz - Secret Paradise
Milt Buckner- Turqoise 
Martini Kings- Zou Biscou Biscou
Lucas Vigor-Night- Light Blues
Perry Beekman- Spring Is Here
Larry Gelb- Precipitation
Cy Coleman - LA Blues

Saturday, November 8, 2014

Cocktail Nation 335 Reel Wild Cinema

You might remember the old fanzines that you would find in record stores in the pre digital music days. Underground publications with practically every subject covered and almost any opinion represented. This week we speak to a man who had one of the most popular fanzines in the nineties and he has put them together into a marvellous book about b grade cinema and tv. Also on the show we talk about the death of Acker Bilk plus we reveal the secrets of Area 51 

Stolen Idols - Revenge Of The Pink Piranaha
Robert Drasnin Voodoo
Rene Raff -Mad About The Boy
Larry Gelb - While My Lady Sleeps
Jackie Gleason-From Russia With Love
Frank Sinatra-It was a very good year
Clouseaux Shot In The Dark
Spy Fi-So What’s Up 
Tiki Joe’s Ocean -Soul Of The Sea
Oscar Peterson The Strut
Bill Evans Time Remembered
Audrey Morris- Guess Who  I Saw Today
Nathan Haines -Cocktails

Tuesday, November 4, 2014

Cocktail Nation 334 Classic Comedy George Carlin 1965

Back with some classic comedy this week and a more sedate George carlin out of 1965 from the Merv Griffin on a book by Sophia Loren, some new pictures have been released in colour for the first time plus we talk about a new Pan Am project by a friend of the Cocktail Nation.

Metropole Orchestra -Magic Is The Moonlight

Alika Lyman Group- Kauai Rose

Frank Sinatra Carlos - Jobim Fly Me To The Moon

Vincent Guaraldi -Corcovado

Three Suns -Fever

Narco Lounge -Combo Seduction

John Coltrane -Blue Train

Bobby Fox -Let There be Love 

Robert Davi -The Best Is Yet To Come

Hinda Hoffman- I Just Found Out About Love

Jimmy Vargas Stacato

Morton Gould -Speak Low

Molly Ringwald -Exactly Like You

Monday, November 3, 2014

Cocktail Nation 333 -James Morrison

Well I am pleased to have a legend of the Australian Jazz scene join me on this show this week. We talk to James Morrison about his new best of album and it is spectacular.
We talk Dean Martin with some fun facts about the man and I have a movie to bring you that I think you will like. 

Moonrays - Tarantuala

SG Sound - Man From Uncle

Jame Morrison-  Nice And Easy 

Stan Getz - The Look Of Love

Audrey Morris The End Of A Love Affair

Dean Martin- Just In Time

Barney Kessel -Something For Cat

Gold Dust Lounge- The Wednesday Night Song

Cocktail Inn - Brief And Breezy

Jane Seidel - Love For Sale

Julie London- Fly Me To The Moon

James Spencer- Nightfall