Cocktail Nation 476 Cocktail Piano Companion

Posted in bachelor pad by cocktailnation on February 17th, 2018



This week talking to James Spencer about his new book called the Cocktail Piano Companion plus Sonny Moon stops by the show.

Sadly Vic Damone passed away so a look at his life and of course the best neo and classic lounge


Tiki Delights-Simply, Be Mine

Joey Altruda-the Knockaround

James Spencer Nightfall

Narco Lounge Combo-Taboo

Leith Stevens-Private Blues

Nutty -Manteca In A Bottle

Peter Tomas Sound Orchestra-Caught At Midnight

Martin Denny-Cool

Oscar Peterson-They All Laughed

Skip Heller-Hurricane Apartment

Mr Ho’s orchestrotica-Sentimental Journey

Alessandro Alessandrini-Dancing Bossa

Martini Kings-Zou Bisou Bisou

Tiki Lounge Crew-Summer Sunset

Malcolm Lockyer-Teledrama



Cocktail Nation Evenings At The Penthouse-A Little Mean

Posted in bachelor pad by cocktailnation on February 15th, 2018


I know they are mean but I do love a stinger of a mean comment. Sometimes they just put people back in their place. Sometimes they don't understand and that's even more amusing.


Mel Henke-Mean To Me

Bill Evans-Very Early

Julie London-Misty

Mancini-Young Love

Chet Baker -I’ve Never Been In Love Before

Lee Morgan-Ceora

Mary Stallings-Slow Hot Wind

Red Garland-Please Send me Someone To Love

Oscar Peterson- Night Train

Corky Hale-I Can’t Get Started

Angelo Badalamenti-Freshly Squeezed

Stan Getz-Summertime



Cocktail Nation Evenings At The Penthouse-A Kind Of Blue

Posted in bachelor pad by cocktailnation on February 13th, 2018

There's something magical about a vinyl re release of a classic album. Koop did a little trip and picked up some nice albums. Lets spin them tonight to relax after a long day.


Miles Davis-Flamenco Sketches

Frank Sinatra-The Gypsy

Gene Howard-He’s My Guy

Chet Baker-Like Someone In Love

Sarah Vaughn -Sophisticated Lady

George Shearing -My One And Only Love

Roger Williams-On A Clear Day You Can See Forever


Bobby Hackett-I’ll See you In My Dreams

Joey Altruda-Mucci’s Jag Mk 2

Kent Miller Quartet-Sisters

Herbie Man-A Man And A Woman


Cocktail Nation 475 The Hartmann Company

Posted in bachelor pad by cocktailnation on February 11th, 2018


Well Koop is Back for 2018 with lots of exciting news including my new ride and we talk hair products with Ace Hartmann from the Hartmann company. There’s a new segment kicking off for  2018 and all your regulars like the World of Swank gig guide and Swank advice so lets get into 2018..Lounge Style!


Ricki Derek -I Melt With You

Joey Altruda-Muccis Mk 2 Jag

Kent Miller Quartet-T Sup Cuz

Jackie Gleason Thinking of You 

Walter Wanderly-Cried Cried

Art Van Damme-The Song Is You

Octobop-Bug In A Rug

Project Pimento -Whatever Lola Wants

Laura Ainsworth-Nothing Can Replace A Man

David Rose-Like Young

Buddy Greco-I’m In Love

Julie London-What Is This Thing Called Love

Tiki Lounge Crew-Bongo Nova

Tony Hadley -Wives and Lovers

James Spencer-Quiet Village



Cocktail Nation Evenings At The Penthouse-Not Getting Up Early

Posted in bachelor pad by cocktailnation on February 8th, 2018

Who likes getting up early..I certainly don't!


Octobop-Very Early

Bobby Hackett-The Very Thought Of You

Antonio Carlos Jobim-Chega De Saudade

Midwinter Dream -Kate Ross

Wayne Marsh -Ad Libo

Jackie Gleason-Mystery Street

Bobby Hutchinson-Skj

Julie Lyon Quintet-Born To Be Blue

Wendy Pederson-Bésame Mucho

Jack Sheldon-Days Of Wine And Roses

Waitiki 7-When I First Love

Paquito D’Rivera-Nuestro Bolero



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