Rooftop Trombone in the Age of Covid-19 – Week 14

When Malaysia began its Movement Control Order (lockdown) on 18 March 2020, Don Bowyer committed to streaming live music and bad jokes at 5pm everyday until the lockdown is lifted. Initially streamed through his Facebook page, these videos are now available as a Playlist on YouTube and collected together below on this page.

Dean of the School of Arts at Sunway University in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, Bowyer is an American who has been in Malaysia for more than three years.

Week 14


23 June – Day 98

  • Fundamentally Fearful
  • Just Lookin’
  • Deft Counteraction


22 June – Day 97

  • It Had to Be You
  • It Could Happen to You
  • It’s You or No One


21 June – Day 96

Happy Father’s Day

  • My Heart Belongs to Daddy
  • Papa was a Rollin Stone
  • Dancing in the Street
  • Space Oddity
  • September
  • For the Longest Time
  • Yorktown
  • Havana
  • Bohemian Rhapsody
  • Itchin’ in the Kitchen
  • Rocket Man / Crocodile Rock
  • Uptown Funk


20 June – Day 95

  • Cantaloupe Island
  • Watermelon Man


19 June – Day 94

  • Boogie Wonderland
  • After the Love Has Gone
  • September


18 June – Day 93

  • With a Little Help From My Friends
  • Yesterday
  • Hey Jude


17 June – Day 92

  • Does Anybody Really Know What Time It Is
  • Just You ‘n’ Me
  • 25 or 6 to 4