Evenings At The Penthouse-Breakfast In Bed

Posted in bachelor pad by cocktailnation on February 27th, 2020

Don't bother getting out of bed, the butler is bringing us breakfast in bed!


Henry Mancini- Breakfast at Tiffany’s

 Les Baxter-Early Morning Blues

Nelson Riddle-I Got The Sun in the Morning

Combustible Edison-Breakfast At Dennys

Connie Russell-Don’t Smoke in Bed

Beegie Adair-One Morning In May

Janet Blair-Good Morning Heartache

Julie London-Nice Girls Don’t Stay For Breakfast

Quincy Jones Black Orpheus (morning Of The Carnival)

Alex and Nisha- Morning

Ken Greaves-Early Morning Blues

Stacey Kent-Breakfast On The Morning Tram

Pete Rugolo-Bedroom Time” from The Sweet Ride  

Phylis Blanford-Good Morning Kiss

Pat Oday- All By Myself In The Morning

Jackie Gleason-Come Saturday Morning

Evenings At The Penthouse-Procrastination

Posted in bachelor pad by cocktailnation on February 25th, 2020

Don't put off what you can do today is a great way of getting things done!



Frank Sinatra-Now Is The Hour

Miles Davis- All Blues

Nana Mizuki-Velvet Moon

Bill Evans -Blue In Green

Seth McFarlane-But Beautiful

Modern Jazz Quartet-Pyramid

Octobop-A Ballard

Bobby Troup-There She Goes

John Barry -Thunderball

Paul Weston -A Garden In The Rain

Will Davis Trio-Will Call

Art Tatum-Can’t We Be Friends

Julie London-Lonely Girl

Anatomy Of A Lounge Lothario-Series Assessment

Posted in bachelor pad by cocktailnation on February 24th, 2020

Bringing the Anatomy Of A Lounge Lothario series to a close for the moment as we examine all we have learnt about these interesting characters.

If there is somebody you think I should examine for this series get intouch via the email thecocktailnation@gmail.com

Words With Wellsy-Swingin On A Star  

Posted in bachelor pad by cocktailnation on February 22nd, 2020


I am excited to bring you Mr Gary Wells back for 2020 with his book recommendations and this time it’s a book about Bing Crosby….lots of neo lounge tonight, World Of Swank Gig Guide and for a bit of fun I will bring you a real life interaction I had with a Millennial musician who wanted to have some of her music played on the show… this will be complete with my impression of a Millenial Valley Girl from LA


SuperTrombone- Soul Bossa Nova

Robert Drasnin-Siren Song

Octobop-Blue Mist

Tiki Lounge Crew- Martini Sunset

Martini Kings-Bags Groove

Stereophonic Sound Unlimited-Rimini nel inverno del 1976

Narco Lounge Combo= Your Dog Is Looking At Me

Oceans 8- Moog Necklace

Daniel Pemberton- Bugs, Beats and Bowties

Tiki Tones- Night of the Tikis

Tiki Torches-Poinciana 

Project Pimento-Black Magic Woman

Combustible Edison-Vertigogo

Evenings At The Penthouse-Pondering Love

Posted in bachelor pad by cocktailnation on February 21st, 2020

A Wise man once said...what is this thing called Love...I wonder if he figured it out?


Fred Jacobs Band -You Don’t Know What Love Is

Beegie Adair-Emily

James Morrison-Shadow Of Your Smile

Mildred Snitzer-Lets Face the Music and Dance

Christopher Hollyday-On The Trail

Luke Gillespie-DaNA BAR

Virginia Schneck-America The Beautiful 

Amber Weekes-When October Goes

Bill Frissell -Lush Life

Judy Wexler- Parisian Heartbreak

John Lewis -Afternoon In Paris

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