Cocktail Nation Evenings At The Penthouse-The Art Of Broadcasting

Just what does a broadcaster do each day, is it difficult work or perhaps something that any one could do, and just what are some of the advantages? Hmmm

Koop outlines this career choice which some compare to Brain Surgery!

Bobby Troup-Moonlight In Vermont
Nels Cline-Beautiful Love
Tal Farlow-Yardbird Suite
Marty Paich-Just In Time
Gary Peacock-When I Fall In Love
Kurt Rosenwinkel-You Go To My Head
Chick Corea-My One And Only Love
Bucky Pizzarelli-Tangerine
Dan Cray-Moonriver
Steve Alley-Somewhere
Sharps-From Russia With love
Oscar Peterson-Learning the Blues


Koop releases his Fourth Book! Swank Advice

There have been men who have walked this earth who have a style, sophistication and grace. Men like Cary Grant, Errol Flynn, Porfirio Rubirosa and in more recent years George Clooney and the author of this book Koop Kooper who provides the upcoming Lounge Lothario  the keys to a truly swank life with advice garnered over many years of a Jetset Lifestyle.

download the Free Ebook here



Cocktail Nation 423-Narco Lounge Combo

This week a new release from British lounge band the NARCO lounge combo, news on a brand new book I have just released, and some swank advice to help you through life.

Dave Stryker-When Doves Cry

The Sharps-Tenor Madness

Narco Lounge Combo-My Night With Sinatra

Sergio Medes and Brasil 66-Mas Que Nada

Walter Wanderley -Girl From Ipanema

Tikiyaki 5-0 Song of Delilah

Tiki Lounge Crew- Cheezo Cha Cha

Beegie Adair -Blue Skies

Buddy Greco-My Last Night In Rome

Oscar Peterson -I’ve got a Crush On You

Mark Copeland-I Love Paris

Leith Stevens -Private Blues

Hollywood  Film Music Orchestra-Likely Lads

James Morrison-Manner Dangerous


Cocktail Nation Evenings At The Penthouse-The Secret Code

I’ve been saying it for years now, the Cuban Missile crisis could have been avoided if only Khruschev and Kennedy sat down and enjoyed an evening together enjoying cocktail jazz.
That is how powerful this music is! But will anybody listen to me! Well atleast you do!

Diana Dors-Let There Be Love
Leith Stevens – Private Blues
Bill Evans-How Deep Is The Ocean
Dizzy Gillespie-Desifinado
Three Suns-Fly Me To The Moon
Mancini-Night Side
Bobby Troup-Moonlight In Vermont
Nels Cline-Beautiful Love
Jackie Gleason-Somebody Loves Me
Jetset Sweden-A Man And A Woman
The Sharps-Besame Mucho
Oscar Peterson-How About You
Dave Flippo Trio-Old Country
James Spencer-Shadowed Illusions


Cocktail Nation 422-Tikiyaki 5-0

A new release from Jim Bacchi over at Tikiyaki with a new strip down version of the Orchestra. News on the closure of a tiki bar and some swank advice on sending thank you cards


SG Sound -Satellite Feeding

Clouseaux – Miserlou

Tikiyaki 5-0 -Taboo

Ray Anthony -Peter Gunn Suite

Dean Elliott-Trees 

Stereophonic Space Sound Unlimited-Night Of The Jaguar 

Voodoo Organist-Bombay Beach Bondage Boogaloo  

John Barry-From Russia With Love

The Sharps-Harlem Nocturne

Tony Bennett-The Best Is Yet To Come

Andy Williams -Music To Watch Girls By

Skip Heller-Mona Is Typing

Peter Paulson Trio-So In Love

Waitiki 7-Tiki