Cocktail Nation Evenings At The Penthouse-Woman

Posted in bachelor pad by cocktailnation on February 12th, 2019

A man asks, “God, why did you make woman so beautiful?” God responded, ”So you would love her.” The man asks, “But God, why did you make her so dumb?” God replied, “So she would love you.”

Tony Bennett-Girl Talk

Anita Ray-Slow Glow

Mallett Kings-Vibraphone Improv

Herbie Mann-Love In Peace

Ran Blake-Ten Cents A Dance

Johnny Costa-How High The Moon

Frank Sinatra-Teach Me Tonight

Janet Seidel-You Belong To Me

Beegie Adair-I Will Wait For You

Nat King Cole -If I Should Lose You

Cy Coleman-Playboys Theme

David Baker-Soft Summer

James Morrison-The Master Plan




Cocktail Nation 512-Tropical Cocktails

Posted in bachelor pad by cocktailnation on February 9th, 2019

Back for 2019 and this week on the show The Home Bar Guide To Tropical Cocktails with Kelly Reily and Tom Morgan, speaking of books I will let you know about my new book, we have our segment Dear Koop, the World Of Swank Gig guide.



Narco Lounge Combo-Your Dog Is Looking at Me

Lounge Brigade-Don’t Speak

Augie Colon-Primitiva

Bobby Christian -Caravan

The Enchanters-Tum Tiki

Sammy Davis-I’m Gonna Live Till I Die

Jack Fascinato-Rub A Dub

John Barry-Capsule In Space

Les Baxter-Lunar Rhapsody

Gentle Forest Band -Mood in D

Royal Crown Review-Inner City Swing

Quincy Jones-Peter Gunn Theme

Frank Bennett- Been Caught Stealin

Tiki Lounge Crew- Martini Nova


Cocktail Nation Evenings At The Penthouse-Why?

Posted in bachelor pad by cocktailnation on February 7th, 2019

"Why", it's such an interesting word in the English language, it can be a statement or a question and even an accusation! Let's explore!

Oscar Pettiford-Why Not That’s What

Polly Bergen -Why Was I Born

Monica Ramey-Why Did I Choose You

John Pizzarelli-Why Do People Fall In Love

Sharon Marie Cline-Why Don’t You Behave

Ran Blake -Why Can’t I

Nancy Steele-Why Try To Change Me Now

Art Pepper-Why Are We Afraid

Chet Baker -Why Shouldn’t I

Amy Irving -Why Don’t You Do Right

Dean Martin-I Don’t Know Why

Les Baxter-Tell Me Why

Toni Carroll-Why Can’t This Night Go On Forever

Georgia Carr Why  Darling Why

Doris Day -Why Don’t We Do This More Often

Bert Kaemphert-Tell Me Why


Cocktail Nation Evenings At The Penthouse-Time

Posted in bachelor pad by cocktailnation on February 4th, 2019

It was  Dion Boucicault who said “Men talk of killing time, while time quietly kills them.”

Let’s enjoy our time together tonight on the Cocktail Nation Evenings at the Penthouse!


Jack Fascinato -Sleeptime 

Oscar Peterson-Just I Time

Kelly Bryarly-Spy Time

James Driscoll-Times’s up

Barney Kessell- Now’s The Time

Dave Stryker- Time Of The Season

Art Pepper-Summertime

Daniela Schacter- The Second Time Around

Rachel Caswell- I Didn’t Know What Time It Was

James Morrison- Every time We Say Goodbye

Stan Whitmire-Somewhere In Time

Vivian Lee - Some Other Time

Chet Baker-Time On My Hands


Cocktail Nation Twilight Show- Classic TV Shows

Posted in bachelor pad by cocktailnation on February 2nd, 2019


Koop is on holidays at the moment so another of our Cocktail Nation Twilight shows  this week  this weeks show came about in funny way I was cruising around Sydney and for some reason my ipod got stuck in alphabetical order and every song was a theme and it took me a while to notice and when I realized what happened I knew that this was a sign of what show I should produce for you. So this week a all tv theme show from the fifties sixties and seventies. and I have an interview with two of the most prolific theme composers.


Lalo Schifrin- Mission Impossible Theme

Lalo Schifrin - Mannix

Billy May- The Odd Couple

Nelson Riddle -My Three Sons

Al Caiola Man- From Uncle

Al Caiola- The Mod Squad Theme 

Morton Stevens- Hawaii Five o

Si Zentner- The Fugitive Theme

Neal Hefti- Batman

Peggy Lee- Bewitched

Warren Barker- 77 Sunset Strip

Jackie Gleason -Theme From The Honeymooners

The City Of  Prague Philharmonic Orchestra-Star Trek Theme

John Barry-The Human Jungle

The Ventures- Twilight Zone

Si Zentner- Mr Lucky

Liberty Soundtrack Orchestra- Burke's Law Suite


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