Cocktail Nation 446- Twelve Angry Men

My friend Kramer is back on the show this week with his classic movie suggestions, news on a couple of very interesting bio pics coming up, swank advice on polite party conversation and our look at the World of Swank
Christopher De Groot-Sailing Ships and Tarrot Cards


Frank Sinatra-Mr Success

Alika Lyman-Hukilau

Stereophonic Space Sound Unlimited-Night Of The Jaguar

Elliott Fisher-Mr Kiss Kiss Bang Bang

Tiki Lounge Crew Mambo

Johhny Mandel-Trip To Corona

James Morrison-Nice And Easy

Mark Copeland-Do It Again

Tikiyaki Orchestra -Shaka Hula Bossa Nova

Gene Rains-Lonley Winter

Clouseaux Reum With A View

Perry Beekman-Love Walked In

Cocktail Nation Evenings At The Penthouse-Relationship Equation

Tonight Koop applies a mathmatical equation to relationships, just how does it look on paper!

Tony Bennett-The Girl I Love
Jane Russell-Take Love Easy
Lea Delaria -Cool
Tiki Delights-All The Stars Are In Your Eyes
John Arpin-Stardust
James Spencer-Easy Living
Sarah Mckenzie-One Jealous Moon
Nat King Cole-Let’s Fall In Love
John Coltrane-Exotica
George Shearing Satin Doll
Martial Solal-Round Midnight
Gerry Mullian -Chelsea Bridge


Cocktail Nation Evenings At The Penthouse-There’s Nothing Like A Dame

Good friend of the Cocktail Nation James Spencer has kindly stepped into the programmers seat to bring us some marvelous music from his collection of rare music and this time an all gal show because lets face it There’s Nothing Like a Dame!

Renée Raff -Starting Tomorrow

Polly Bergen-I’m Glad There is You

Janet Blair -Get Out of Town

Lea DeLaria -Cool

Dolores Gray  Speak Low

June Hutton -Day By Day

Beverly Kenny-It’s A Blue World

Irene Kral- This is Always

Ute Lemper-Small Touches of You

Helen Merrill-Blue Gardenia

Sue Raney-Quietly There

Lola Albright-Dreamsville

Monica Mancini-Moment to Moment

Gale Robbins-They Can’t Take That Away from Me
Jane Russell-Take Love Easy

Julie Lyon Quartet- Born To Be Blue


Win The Latest Stereophonic Space Sound Unlimited Album

I’ve got a copy of the latest album from Stereophonic Space Sound Unlimited To Win this week. All you need to do tell me what country the album was recorded in! Have a listen to the show to find out the answer if you don’t know and email me at and if you are the correct 6th email in then you win!

Listen here if you need the answer!




Cocktail Nation 445- Spy Vibe The Tenth Victim

Another Spy show this week with Jason Whiton from the Spy Vibe Blog making a clandestine appearance on the show. All is good in the world of lounge as I have a Bond story, a Sinatra Story and a vintage furniture story for you and swank advice on mens jackets


Narco Lounge combo- My Night With Sinatra

Piero Piccioni -Spiral Waltz

Spy Fi-Secret Agent Man

Chet Baker-When Lights Are Low

Frank Sinatra-Moonlight Serenade

Stereophonic Space Sound Unlimited-35 Falcon Street

Si Zentner-From Russia With Love

Abe Lagrimas-Cookies and Icecream

Al Hirt-Music To Watch Girls By

Lea Delaria -Cool

Julie London-No Moon At All

Nicole Witt-Cool and Indifferent 

Diana Krall-The Night We Called It A Day

Barbara Ween-Out Of This World

Cocktail Nation Evenings At The Penthouse-Names on Paper

Just what does that note in the pocket say? Is it the name of a lover, a racehorse or perhaps a spy?

As we watch the sun go down, lets kick back with some cocktail jazz and wonder just what that note means!
Frank Rosalino Quartet-How Long Has This Been Going On
Richie Kamuca Quarter-Rain Drain
Bob Gordon-Slow mood
Black Olive Jazz-A Night In Tunisia
Duke Elington-Midnight Indigo
Joe Lovano-I’m All For You
Joe Pass- El Gento
Martini Kings- Swingin Shepard Blues
Art Pepper -What’s New
Monica Zetterlund- once stockholm
Tony Bennett-How Insensitive
Dan Cray Trio-Moonriver