Cocktail Nation 500 Jackie Gleason For Lovers Only

Posted in bachelor pad by cocktailnation on August 18th, 2018



Well I’ve been a fan of Jackie Gleason music for a long time and I have always thought there was a lack of information about this. Well thankfully James Spencer has put together a book all about this amazing mans music! 

We check out some cool stories in Lounge life magazine and a request coming our way along with the World Of Swank gig guide.



Nutty-Magic Trade Ride

Daniel Pemberton-In Vogue

Jackie Gleason-Me And My Shadow

James Spencer-Bittersweet

Octobop-Love Me Or Leave Me

Joey Altruda-Tiara Tango

Laura Ainsworth-It’s A Nuisance Having You Around

Lalo Schifrin -Mission Impossible

Mambo Zombies-Antigua

Metrolites-Banana République 

SG Sound-First Contact

John Barry-Underground Lair

Desmond Quartet-Take Five


Cocktail Nation Evenings At The Penthouse-It Never Entered My Mind

Posted in bachelor pad by cocktailnation on August 16th, 2018


Join Koop in the Penthouse as we relax for an evening with some cocktail jazz!

Stan Getz-It Never Entered My Mind

George Shearing-Can’t We Be Friends

Stan Kenton -Sophisticated Lady

Nelson Riddle-You’re Mine You

Henri Rene-Dinner For One Please James

Jonah Jones-Soft Summer Breeze

Les Baxter -Adios

Lola Albright-Brief And Breezy

Joe Bushkin-Laura

Bill Evans-Blue In Green

Modern Jazz Quartet-Pyramid

John Lewis-Afternoon In Paris


Bobby Hacket -You Are Too Beautiful


Cocktail Nation Evenings At The Penthouse-A Bad Heart

Posted in bachelor pad by cocktailnation on August 14th, 2018

So as far as I know my ticker is pretty good, but I do have a story about a man who had a sheeps heart inserted to save his life. More on that soon!

Steve Slagle-Corazon

Rachel Caswell-A Lovely Way To Spend An Evening

Lucia Jackson-Sophisticated Lady

Antonio Adolfo-Atlantica

Rebecca Angel-Jet Samba

Allen Austin Bishop-Ordinary Fool

Wayne Powers-Time After Time

Maurice Frank-On The Street Where You Live

EJ Decker-Autumn In New York

Billy Jones-Gone Now

Richard Lennox- Stormy Weather

Ori Dagan-Complexion


Cocktail Nation-More Spy Action

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

Cocktail Nation -Spy Show



This week Kooper is taking a vacation so he has pulled out a rerun for you , Enjoy the all spy jazz show this week. He went undercover to play the very best spy jazz from yesterday and today as he delves into the world of spy television talking to Wes Britton author of the book Spy Television and his website He talks to the guitarist on the original James Bond theme Vic Flick and the guardian of spy jazz today Tom Tremelo from Spy Fi.

Mel Torme – Secret Agent Man

Cyril Stapeleton –The Saint

Laurie Johnson-The Avengers

Vicki Carr-The Silencers

John Barrie 7-James Bond Theme

Hugo Montenegro- Get Smart

Henry Mancini-Walkin Bass

Spy Fi – Black Tie Spy

Al Cailoa-Man from Uncle

The four Esquires-James Bond theme

Cocktail Preachers-Spy Fi

Count Basie-From Russia with Love


Cocktail Nation Evenings At The Penthouse-Auburns On Fire

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

Another show as programmed by good friend James Spencer and we continue the hair colour theme and this week it's those firey redheads!


Count Bassie-Redhead

Ute Lemper I am a Vamp

Jessica Rabbit -Why Don’t You Do Right” Jessica Rabbit (Amy Irving)

Tina Louise-I’m In the Mood For Love

Laura Ainsworth-Midnight Sun

Bent Midler-Skylark

Janet Blair-Lover Man

Gale Robbins-The Nearness of You 

Esquivel -I Feel Merely Marvelous

Shirley MacLaine-My Personal Property

Annie Ross- Feel Pretty 

Ann Margaret-Have A Good Time

Molly Ringwald- The Very Thought Of You

Cyndi Lauper At Last

Stanley Black-You Leave Me Breathless 

Peggy King-Little Boy Blue 

Sharon  Marie Cline-Why Can’t You Behave


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