Cocktail Nation Evenings At The Penthouse-What Is It All About

Koop gets all philosophical about what is Cocktail Jazz…it’s deep man, real deep!
Frank Sinatra -Nice And Easy
Dean Martin-There’s No Tomorrow
Elvis-It’s Now Or Never
Ann Margret-Call Me Darling
Allen Smith Quartet-Here To Stay
Buddy Greco -So Danca Samba
Paul Desmond-Easy Living
Cannonball Adderly-Autumn Leaves
Barney McCall -Mysteriss
James Morrison -I Fall In Love To Easily
Tiki Lounge Crew-Upscale Cocktail.



Cocktail Nation 437- RIP Buddy Greco

This week on the show we look at the passing of Buddy Greco …we talk to Kramer about a new segment he will do with the show this year and in Swank advice we talk of the value of the written word.
Buddy Greco -My Last Night In Rome
Gerry Mulligan-Night Lights
Tikiyaki Orchestra-Mai Tais On The Moon
David Carbonara-Samba No 2
Ixtahule-Dengue Fever
Julie London-Must Be Catchin
Laurie Allyn-Paradise
Jetset Sweden-A Man And A Woman
Jerry Costanzo-Penthouse Serenade
Gary Burton Quartet-Did You Get It

Cocktail Nation Evenings At The Penthouse-The Highest Form Of Playboy


Is there a measure by which all lounge lotharios are judged?

Find out this week who Koop thinks is the ultimate playboy and just why this man has reached such heady heights.

Octobop-Playboy theme
Jackie Gleason -Alles vous and go away
James Morrison -The Master Plan
Matt Cattingub (with Jimy Borges)When I Fall In Love
Perry Beekman-Love Walked in
Plas Johnson -Mean To Me
Thelonius Monk-Getting Sentimenal Over You
Daphna Levy-Day Dream
Jason Paul-Summer Star


Cocktail Nation 436- Jackie

This week on the show we talk about the new film called Jackie…all about Jackie Kennedy. Swank advice on how to get your morning cup of Joe plus how do you feel about working at the age of 81….we have the world of swank gig guide plus news on a new book from me.

Tiki Torches- Green fire

Fire And Theft- Tainted Love

Metropole Orchestra oss 117 theme

Giancarlo Barigozzi-Airport Rock

Mancini-Peter Gunn Theme

Ixtahuele- Curibita Train

Codename Carter-Perfect Clarity Perfect Cut

Hugo Montenegro-Hazy Shade Of Winter

Tom Gaebel-Hey Look Me Over

John Coltrane-One and Four

Franco Altissimi Lounge Bossa

Nutty -The Impossible Past

Alika Lyman- Pua Lilia



Cocktail Nation Evenings At The Penthouse-The Romantic Man

Koop has the advice that all men need when it comes to learning how to wine and dine so stand by for the answers!

Julie London-Can’t Help Loving That Man

Curtis Fuller Quartet-Undecided. (Bluesette)

Frank Rosilino Quartet-How Long Has This Been Going On

Richie Kamacua Quartet- Rain Drain

Shelley Manne- The Breeze And I

Bob Gordon-Slow mood

Stan Levey Quintet-What Can I Say

Donald Byrd-Someone To Watch Over Me

Mel Lewis-Grey Flannel

Pepper Adams-My One And Only Love

Atlantic Five Jazz Band-Days Of Wine And Roses

Cocktail Nation Evenings At The Penthouse-Discovering Little Places

Koop wanders the city of Sydney discovering little gems across the city, perhaps the next hidden lounge bar or vintage lounge lothario lair!

Sarah McKenzie-When In Rome
Stan Getz-In Times Like These
Henry Mancini -Free and Easy
Elmer Bernstien -A Little Tipsy
David Rose-Love For Sale
Marty Manning-You Stepped Out Of A Dream
Kenyon Hopkins-Daybreak
Bill Evans-Time Remembered
Larry Gelb-Persipitation
James Spencer-Midnight Melancholy
David Baker Harlem Pipes
Atlantic Five Jazz Band-Days Of Wine And Roses