Rooftop Trombone in the Age of Covid-19, v1.0

18 March - 01 July 2020

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 was lifted. This continued for 106 consecutive days, until 01 July 2020. Initially streamed through his Facebook page, these videos are now available as a Playlist on YouTube and collected together below on this page.

Subsequently, he did the same thing for 70 consecutive days for a second lockdown from 14 October through 22 December 2020, a third lockdown from 13 January through 04 March 2021, and a fourth lockdown that began 06 May 2021.

Dean of the School of Arts at Sunway University in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, Bowyer is an American who has been in Malaysia since December 2016.

Week 10


26 May – Day 70

  • As Time Goes By - Waltz
  • As Time Goes By - Ballad
  • As Time Goes By - Latin

25 May – Day 69

  • Bugs and Gas
  • Dos Gatos Diablos
  • Fancy Pants Dance

24 May – Day 68

  • Bernie’s Tune
  • It’s Only a Paper Moon
  • Sugar

23 May – Day 67

  • Supercalifragilisticexpialidocious
  • Chim Chim Cher-ee
  • Spoonful of Sugar

22 May – Day 66

  • Bare Necessities
  • My Own Home
  • I Wanna Be Like You

21 May – Day 65

  • One Jump
  • A Whole New World
  • Prince Ali

20 May – Day 64

  • So this is Love
  • A Dream is a Wish Your Heart Makes
  • Bibbidi Bibbidi Bop

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