Cocktail Nation 462 The Bum In Sydney

Posted in bachelor pad by cocktailnation on September 9th, 2017


This week I catch up with Jeff Beachbum Berry for a chat here in Sydney, news on the passing of the great comedian Shelley Berman and in Swank Advice we talk about ironing.


Out Of Abingdon-Change It

Jetset Sweden-Scilian Clan

Martin Denny-Isle Of Love

James Spencer -Lotus Land

Alika Lyman-Arthurs Line

Alien Fashion Show-Rocket 95

Sergio Mendes-Constant Rain

James Morrison-Summertime

Chet Baker-Let’s Get Lost

Laura Ainsworth -An Occasional Man

Typhanie Monique-What is This Thing Called Love

Mark Copeland-I Love Paris

Bobby Darin -Charade



Cocktail Nation Evenings At The Penthouse- Blue Moods

Posted in bachelor pad by cocktailnation on September 7th, 2017

The thing about life that many people don't get, is that sometimes we are happy and sometimes sad, sometimes neutral. It's not all beer and skittles!  It's those emotions that go up and down that make us feel alive!


Mancini-Mood Indigo

Laura Ainsworth-Where Did The Magic Go

James Morrison-Summertime

Dave Brubeck-Strange Meadow Lark

Nat King Cole-What Is There To Say

Larry Newcomb-Love Is Here To Stay

Dan Cray-Moon River

Marty Paich-You The Night and The Music

Bobby Shew-Bags Groove

Steve Slagle-Body and Soul Alto


Cocktail Nation Evenings At The Penthouse- A Rainy Night

Posted in bachelor pad by cocktailnation on September 5th, 2017

I love a rainy night, such a relaxing thing to fall asleep to, I don't like a rainy day so much,especially after I have had the Austin Healey washed!

James Spencer-Here’s That Rainy Day

Jackie Gleason With Bobby Hackett -Lilacs in the Rain

Julie London-Rainy Medley

Kenyon Hopkins-Rain

Paul Weston-A Garden in the Rain

Jonah Jones-I Get The Blues When It Rains

Bobby Troup-Come Rain or Come Shine

Mel Torme-Till The Clouds Roll By

Frank Sinatra -Stormy Weather

The Third Wave=Stormy

Lalo Schifrin-The End of the Rainbow

Sergio Mendes and Brasil 66-The Constant Rain

Antonio Jobim-Raining On the Rose Bush

Roger Williams-Rainy Days and Mondays

Shirley Horn -Come In From The Rain

Buselli-Wallarab Jazz Orchestra-Soft Summer Rain



Cocktail Nation 461 New Vintage

Posted in bachelor pad by cocktailnation on September 2nd, 2017


This week Laura Ainsworth swings by the penthouse to tell us about her new album called New Vintage, a look at the right occasion for cufflinks, Lounge Life Magazine and the World Of Swank gig Guide.



James Morrison-The Way You Look Tonight 

Frank Sinatra-So Nice To Go Travelling

Laura Ainsworth-An Occasional Man

Tiki Delights-Swank

Alien Fashion Show-Cool Thing

Janet Seidel-Love For Sale

Gerald Wiggins-That Old Gang Of Mine

Art Blakey - Minors Holiday

Roger Williams- My One And Only Love

Marty Paich- I Love Paris

Ann Margaret-Never On A Sunday

Christopher Degroot- Miss Neptune

Ellen La Fern-So Nice



Cocktail Nation Evenings At The Penthouse- The Streets Of London

Posted in bachelor pad by cocktailnation on August 31st, 2017



Koop tells tales of wandering the streets of London and plays some relaxing cocktail jazz !


Frank Sinatra-London By Night

Charlie Shavers Quartet -Lover

Lee Morgan-These Are Soulful Days

Jen Siukola-I Kissed You Goodbye 

James Morrison-Shadow Of Your Smile

Miles Davis Quintet-Fall

Chet Baker -I’ve Never Fallen In Love Before

Dave Grusin-Caravan

Ahmad Jamal- Stolen Moments

Herbie Hancock -When Can I See You



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