Archive for April 29 2012

Cocktail Nation 218 The Master Plan

Posted in bachelor pad by cocktailnation on April 29th, 2012

Well I am back from another vacation, this time to a beautiful resort in a place three hours north of Sydney called Nelson bay, the weather was terrible last week in Sydney so I saddled p the 65 Valiant and headed out of town to this fantastic beachside suburb....speaking of fantastic we talk to one of the most popular jazz musicians in Australia, I'll play a track from an album I picked up from the charity stores in Nelson Bay,lots of gigs to check out along with the best lounge and exotica from across the globe.
Marita Brake-Shaken Not Stirred
Martini Heaven- Tango Zingo
James Morison -The Master Plan
Loudvic  Bource -Spicy Spy
Les Baxter-Sword Dance
Enoch Light -Knowing When To Leave
Pink Martini Saori Yuki-Blue Light Yokohama
Mr Hos Orchestrotica-Frenesi
Halford  Jetset-Out Of This World
Tony Bennett -Blue Velvet with Kd Lang
Lalo Schifrin -Barney Does It All
Ixrahule- Exotic Sounds of Ixtahule
Wynton Marsalis - A Hundred and a Hundred and Twelve
David Rose Orchestra -Tenderly
Jackie Gleason -Guilty


Cocktail Nation 217 Modern Magazine

Posted in bachelor pad by cocktailnation on April 21st, 2012

This  week on the Cocktail Nation we talk to the editor of brand new mid century modern magazine, more new music from Pink Martini and a band I just discovered called the Sunday Combo. Got lots of new gigs to check out and some Bond news for you!
Tikiyaki Orchestra - Hawai'i Nocturn
Loudvic Bource-La Grande souplese
Frank Wess Blues for a Playmate
Esquivel & His Orchestra - Jungle Drum
Herb Albert's Tijuana Brass - Whipped Cream
Tony Bennett - Who Can I Turn To (When Nobody Needs Me) - with Queen Latifah.
Sunday Combo - Sit Back
Bobby Hackett—Flamingo
Halford Jetset-Tema de Anna
Jackie Gleason- Somebody Loves Me

Cocktail Nation 216- The Silencers

Posted in bachelor pad by cocktailnation on April 14th, 2012

Good friend of the show Kramer joins us again as we take a look at some bachelor pad loungin films...this weeks is the Matt Helm series as we check out the Silencers, I've got requests flying into the penthouse so we will play some of those tonight, plus new music from Pink Martini, Jimmy Vargas and Sally Street and a mystery artist with an interesting story.
Karen Souza Tainted Love
Pink Martini & Saori Yuki - Kisetso no Ashioto
Vicki Carr-Silencers
Brian Setzer-Lonely Avenue
Ella Fitzgerald- Mas Que Nada
Mancini The Brothers Go To Mothers
Oscar Peterson-Dreamsville
Vic Damone Poinciana
Diana Krall -The Look Of Love
Martini Madness Coquette
Ada Lee- Romance in the Dark
Herbie Mann-Fever
Sally Street Chocolate Bliss
Halford Jetset Sparkling

Cocktail Nation 215- Fightcard

Posted in bachelor pad by cocktailnation on April 7th, 2012
This week we enter the murky world of boxing as we talk to Paul Bishop, an LA Homicide Detective turned boxing pulp writer and blogger. I have a letter from a listener which vindicates me plus new music on the way from a gal called Marita Brake.

George shearing days of pwine and roses
Jack Costanzo Latin Fever
Dom Halpin Mambo
George Dunning Lilly and Julien
Jane Russell Love For Sale
Marita Brake Shaken Not Stirred
James  bond Quartet Moonraker
Beverly Kenney Lover like you
SG  sound Escapade  Velocity
James Morrison the master plan
Oscar Peterson Bags groove