Evenings At The Penthouse-Money, Wealth and Cool

Posted in bachelor pad by cocktailnation on March 21st, 2019


They say Money can't buy you happiness but I say that it does bring you a more pleasant form of misery. 


Frank Bennett-Opportunities

Living Strings -Penthouse Serenade

Cy Coleman-Playboys Theme

David Carbonara -Beautiful Girls

Peter Appleyard-Sophisticated lady

George Shearing-From Rags To Riches

Carmen Mcrae-You Took Advantage of Me

Janet Siedel-Mr Lucky

Bill Evans Lucky to Be Me

Stacey Kent -This Happy Madness

Jeffery Wright-Fifty Dollars

Tony Bennett-Fly Me To The Moon

Joey Altruda-Cocktails With Joey

Lou Busch-Cool

Wayne Newton-I’ve Got The World On String

John Eric Booth-Pennies From Heaven


Evenings At The Penthouse-New York, London, Paris And Rome

Posted in bachelor pad by cocktailnation on March 18th, 2019

A little vacation tonight as we visit and do some sightseeing of New York, London, Paris And Rome. Koop will be your tour guide as he shows off his extensive knowledge of some of his favourite cities!



101 Strings-New York New York

David Carbonara-The New York Times

Janet Seidel-Autumn  In New York

Barbara Ween-Sunday In New York

John Lewis -Afternoon In Paris

Metropolitan Sax Orchestra-An American In Paris

Beegie Adair-April In Paris

Mantovani-I Love Paris

Julie London-Lonely Night In Paris

Frank Sinatra-London By Night

Dave Pell Octet-London in July

David Carbonara-Don and Betty In Rome

Sally Street -When In Rome

Dean Martin-Voltare

Jackie Gleason -Arrivederci Roma

Buddy Grecco-Autumn In Rome

Franco Altimisi-Spaghetti Love

Words With Wellsy -Death Of A Citizen

Posted in bachelor pad by cocktailnation on March 16th, 2019


Back again this week with another book recommendation its Gary Wells talking about the book Death Of A Citizen. I’ve got a stack of new gigs to attend across the globe plus a movie review of a recent addition to Netflix about Miles Davis plus an opinion piece on John Wayne




Elington Hawk -Beatnik

Daniel Pemberton-Bugs Beats and Bow ties

Spy fi-Secret Agent Man

Metropole Orch- La Paloma

Swingerhead-She Could Be A Spy

Miles Davis-Round Midnight 

Henry Mancini-Something For Cat

Ann Margret-Bachelor In Paradise

Serge Gainsbourg-La Cigarellos

David Carbonara- A Beautiful Mine

Voodoo Organist-It’s Smokey

Out of Abingdon-Change it

Joe Ferrera -The Big Hurt


Evenings At The Penthouse-Corny Jokes

Posted in bachelor pad by cocktailnation on March 14th, 2019

Some say they are corny jokes, I say they are classic humour. I'm sticking with my story!



Eugenie Jones-I Could Get Lost In Your Eyes

Todd Gordon-Autumn in New York

Paige Delancy-Black Coffee

Todd Gordon & The Royal Air Force Squadronaires from 2014

Monica Ramey and Beegie Adair-I’ll Close My Eyes

Ellington Hawk- La Rosita

Miki Yamanka-Fake Hero

Metropolitan Sax Orchestra-Summertime

John Eric Booth-More

Tony Bennett and Diana Krall-I’ve Got A Crush On You

Gabriel Espinosa- Tres

Anne Phillips-Lonelyville

Bill Evans-Come Rain Or Come Shine

Vivian Lee-Before We Love

Lucia Jackson-Sophisticated lady

Evenings At The Penthouse-Cocktail Classics

Posted in bachelor pad by cocktailnation on March 11th, 2019

This week James Spencer has programmed a show of Lounge Music inspired by Classical Composers as we go a little high brow on the Cocktail Nation evenings At The Penthouse



Beegie Adair-Stranger In Paradise

Melanchrino Strings-Love Themes From Tosca

June Christy -Lonely House

Diana Ross-I Loves You Porgy

Roger Williams-Strange Music

James Spencer-Nocturne in C Major

Frank Sinatra with Tommy Dorsey Orchestra-Full Moon and Empty Arms

Judy Garland -I’m Always Chasing Rainbows

George Shearing -Autumn Leaves

Esquivel-Turkish March

 Les Baxter-Sabre Dance

Sabre Dance-Lotus Land

Emile Pandolfi-Aquarium

Singers Unlimited -Air

Stan Kenton-Reverie

Jazz vibes-Ave Maria

Mantovani-Neopolitan Love Song

Mantovani-Etude No. 3 in E Major 

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