Rooftop Trombone in the Age of Covid-19 – Week 7

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 7


05 May – Day 49

Happy Cinco de Mayo!

  • La Bamba
  • Amor a La Mexicana


04 May – Day 48

  • No More Blues
  • Laura
  • Left Over Vowels


03 May – Day 47

Happy birthday, Frankie Valli & James Brown!

  • Can’t Take My Eyes Off of You
  • I Feel Good!


02 May – Day 46

Happy birthday, Lorenz Hart!

  • Isn’t It Romantic
  • My Funny Valentine
  • Have You Met Miss Jones?


01 May – Day 45

  • Caravan
  • Havana


30 April – Day 44

Happy International Jazz Day!

  • All of Me
  • Misty
  • I Love You


29 April – Day 43

Happy birthday, Duke Ellington & Willie Nelson!

  • Perdido
  • On the Road Again
  • It Don’t Mean a Thing (If It Ain’t Got that Swing)