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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



Cocktail Nation Evenings At The Penthouse-A Sad Story

Posted in bachelor pad by cocktailnation on February 5th, 2018


It's funny how a picture can tell you so much. This week I saw a lovely wedding photo on social media with a couple who were clearly in love and clearly into vintage retro culture. Then as I read the coments I was shocked that they were not together anymore and this got me thinking.

George Shearing -My one and only love

Janet Seidel-Cry Me A River

Neal Hefty-Cool Blue

Jane Russell-Love For Sale

Alice Babs-Song For The Dreamer

Beegie Adair-It Never Entered My mind

David Bell Group-Congregation

Gene Howard -Mad About The Boy

Martini Kings-Deep Into midnight

Les Baxter-The City

Jackie Gleason-Dark Is The Night

Chet Baker -You Better go Now

John Coltrane- Things Ain’t What They Used To Be

Liberace-It’s All In The Game

Bill Evans Trio-Some Other Time

Mancini-What’s It Gonna Be


Cocktail Nation Twilight -Jackie

Posted in bachelor pad by cocktailnation on February 2nd, 2018


This week on the show we talk about the film called Jackie…all about Jackie Kennedy.

Swank advice on how to get your morning cup of Joe plus how do you feel about working at the age of

81….we have the world of swank gig guide plus news on a new book from me.

Tiki Torches- Green fire
Fire And Theft- Tainted Love
Metropole Orchestra oss 117 theme
Giancarlo Barigozzi-Airport Rock
Mancini-Peter Gunn Theme
Ixtahuele- Curibita Train
Codename Carter-Perfect Clarity Perfect Cut
Hugo Montenegro-Hazy Shade Of Winter
Tom Gaebel-Hey Look Me Over
John Coltrane-One and Four
Franco Altissimi Lounge Bossa
Nutty -The Impossible Past
Alika Lyman- Pua Lilia


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