Cocktail Nation Twilight Show-The Wonderful World Of MPS

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


Koop is on holidays at the moment so another of our Cocktail Nation Twilight shows  this week we take a look at the German jazz record label MPS and we are joined by a man with an extensive knowledge and collection of the music in that of James Spencer who this week I have allowed to program the music for the show from his personal collection, also on the show the passing of Irish actress Maureen O'Hara, we examine The Art Of Doing Very Little and find you some cool parties to attend across the globe.


The Singers Unlimited-The Famous Sounds of MPS


The Singers Unlimited - We’ve Only Just Begun


The Nelson Riddle Orchestra- My Life   


The Third Wave -Wave’s Lament      


Art Van Damme And Flutes-How Will I Forget        


Oscar Peterson -Alice In Wonderland 


Pete Jacques Orchestra and Singers- Bacana   


The Hi-lo’s -Quiet Night of Quiet Stars


Horst Jankowski Orch/Singers- How Short Is The Time To Love 


Horst Jankowski Orchestra/Singers-Das ist der Morge


Ulla Wiesner and The Addy Flor Orchestra-Dieses Jahr


George Shearing -Bluesette


The Third Wave-Stormy


Perry London Orchestra  -Bernardo   


Ella Fitzgeral/Ernie Hechschner- A House is Not A



The Singers Unlimited - We Could Be Flying 



Cocktail Nation Evenings At The Penthouse-Sooner Rather Than Later

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

I really don't like being told to do something at a particular time so I have come up with a standard line designed to get people off my back!


Jackie Gleason-Soon

Laura Nyron Billys Blues

Lena Horne-You’re My Thrill

Yvonne De Carlo-I Got It Bad

Rita Coolidge-Black Coffee

Dean Martin-I’d Cry Like A Baby

Walter Schumann-Orchids In The Moonlight

James Spencer- Columbine

Oscar Peterson-Amarylis

Julie London-Bouquet Of Blues

Leith Stevens -Songs From Outer Space

Billy may -This Room Is My Castle Of Quiet

Nat King Cole-But Beautiful

Mancini -Love Theme For Laura

Richard Maltby-Song For Young Lovers

Midnight Combo-Cocktail Influence


Cocktail Nation Evenings At The Penthouse-Influences

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

Ahh those early cocktail jazz influences, what were they for you? 


Relaxing  Piano Crew- Rain Outside

Kenyon Hopkins-Am I Blue

Pascal Schumacher-Personal Legend

George Dunning-I Wish I Could

Dave Trolley-  A Summer Song

Veronica Martell- I Wish I Didn’t Love You So

Lavay Smith - I Want A Little Boy

Aya Fukiage-Lover Man

Beegie Adair- Orange Coloured Sky

Buddy Collette and Herbie Man-Morning After

Stefan Harris-For You Mom And Dad

Barney Kessell-Flowersville

Bill Evans-Blue In Green

Frank Sinatra-I Think Of You

Julie London-Lonely Girl

Mantovani-Stranger In Paradise


Cocktail Nation Twilight Show - Roman Holiday

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



Koop is on holidays at the moment so another of our Cocktail Nation Twilight shows and this week Talking movies with neighbour and good friend Kramer who takes us on a Roman Holiday, I’ve got a request from some star cross lovers this week non my segment dear Koop plus a look at the world of Swank gig guide


Jet Set Sweden-Sicillian Clan

Ricki Derek-Night And Day

Joey Altruda-Prado Party


James Morrison-Tenderly

Bobby Darin-Between The Devil And The Deep Blue Sea

Tiki Delights -Swankology

Nutty-The Reaper

Martini Kings-Enchanted Lovers

David Carbonara-The New Girl

Dom Halpin-Mambo

Frank D’Rone-It’s You Or No One

The Sharps-Caravan

Spy Fi-Perry Mason

James Spencer-Bittersweet


Cocktail Nation Evenings At The Penthouse-Zodiac Madness

Posted in bachelor pad by cocktailnation on December 6th, 2018

I know it's controversial but I'm just going to say it. I think astrology is hokum, but then most Scorpios do.

George Dunning- Zodiac Serenade

Relaxing Piano Crew-Forever On My Mind

Veronica Martell- Garden In The Rain

Dave Trolley-Cocktail Jazz

Heine Bleau- Moonset Boulevard

Lavay Smth -Gee Baby Ain’t I Good To You

Seth MacFarlane-She’s Wonderful Too

Aya Fukiage-My Ship

Lounge Crew-Cocktail For Love

Jackie Gleason-Marilyn

Network Music Ensemble- Manhattan With A Cherry

Dexter Gordon- Serenade In Blue

Stefon Harris-A Cloud Of red Dust

Serge Gainsbourg- Intoxicated Man

Cal Tjader-Goodbye

Molly Johnson-Sophisticated Lady


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