Rooftop Trombone in the Age of Covid-19, v2.0

14 October - 22 December 2020

When the Kuala Lumpur metropolitan region of Malaysia began its second Conditional Movement Control Order (partial lockdown) on 14 October 2020, Don Bowyer committed to a second season streaming live music and bad jokes at 7pm everyday until the lockdown is lifted. Previously, he had done the same for 106 days between 18 March and 01 July 2020. He began a third season on 13 January 2021.

For this series, Bowyer improvised trombone commentary most nights in response to poetry or images.

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 7


01 December – Day 2.49

  • Improvisatory Images #23

30 November – Day 2.48

  • Improvisatory Poetry #24:
    The Working Dog

    by Author Unknown

29 November – Day 2.47

  • Improvisatory Poetry #23:
    The Christmas Tree

    by Donna Lamb Bowyer

28 November – Day 2.46

  • Improvisatory Poetry #22:
    Thanksgiving

    by Edgar Guest

27 November – Day 2.45

  • Improvisatory Images #22

26 November – Day 2.44

  • Improvisatory Poetry #21:
    For the Beauty of the Earth

    by Folliott S. Pierpoint

25 November – Day 2.43

  • Improvisatory Poetry #20:
    The Spanish Flu May Get You, Too

    by Jesse Daniel Boone

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