Randy featured in new “Cocktail Nation” Book

Koop Kooper, host of the very successful Cocktail Nation Podcast, has just released a book chronicling the interviews he’s conducted with various members of the so-called Cocktail Nation. In addition to Waitiki 7 bandleader Randy Wong, Koop also interviews Combustible Edison founders The Millionaire (Michael Cudahy), Brother Cleve; the legendary Jack Costanzo; and a number of modern tiki artists.

Buy the book for your Amazon Kindle or iPhone Kindle App: http://www.amazon.com/Cocktail-Nation-the-Interviews-ebook/dp/B0062Z15TM

November

08

2011

“WAITIKI In Hi-Fi” Vinyl now on Sale!

You can get it at http://waitiki.com/shop

All purchasers will also receive the digital files for immediate pleasure on their electronic device! Sorry, but we are not selling the mp3s separate from the vinyl, due to the special nature of this release.

August

10

2011

Hawaiian Island Tour: 5/10-5/18

4 SHOWS THIS WEEK!!

ON O’AHU:
Tuesday 5/10 @ Dragon Upstairs (1038 Nu’uanu Ave. / Chinatown), 8 PM
Members of WAITIKI participate in a jazz jam session hosted by Satomi & Shinya Yarimizo. $10

Wednesday 5/11 @ Hawaiian Brian’s Showroom (1680 Kapiolani Blvd.), 7 PM, 21+
Sounds of Exotica Lounge: Hear The WAITIKI 7 in all its tiki glory, with music of Martin Denny, Arthur Lyman, Les Baxter, Cal Tjader, and a slew of originals. $7 + $1.25 Validated Parking

ON MAUI:
Friday 5/13 & Sunday 5/15 @ Stella Blues Cafe (1279 S. Kihei Rd. / Azeka’s II Shopping Center)
Enjoy WAITIKI 7 in a Supper Club setting; 4 course prix fixe meal & dinner show. Reservations: 808-874-3779.

Next Week, We’re on Lana’i!

Also: WAITIKI reedman Tim Mayer’s fiery Afro-Latin band Los Cincos Elementos (Los 5LMN2) makes its Hawaii debut at Sarento’s on Top of the Ilikai, Saturday 5/21. Reservations: 955-5559. Limited Seating. Music Charge: $15

May

09

2011
  • “The septet’s gorgeous melodies do more than renew a bygone genre.
    Its radiant brand of exotica crosses into Latin jazz with just as much poise and
    dexterity, often melding the two.”—ALARM Magazine