Rooftop Trombone in the Age of Covid-19 – Week 6

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.

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Week 6


28 April – Day 42

  • Stand By Me
  • Happy


27 April – Day 41

  • I Let a Song Go Out of My Heart
  • I Left My Heart in San Francisco
  • Achy Breaky Heart


26 April – Day 40

  • Skylark
  • Mumbles


25 April – Day 39

Happy birthday, Ella Fitzgerald!

  • Lady is a Tramp
  • How High the Moon


24 April – Day 38

Happy birthday, Joe Henderson & Kelly Clarkson!

  • Isotope
  • My Life Would Suck without You


23 April – Day 37

Happy birthday, Roy Orbison!

  • Only the Lonely
  • Pretty Woman
  • Here’s That Rainy Day


22 April – Day 36

Happy birthday, Charles Mingus & Glen Campbell!

  • Raindrops Keep Fallin’ on My Head
  • Goodbye Porkpie Hat
  • Wichita Lineman