A jazzy and sophisticated rendition of the well known piano piece "chopsticks" (* see notes below) that would work well in a light, humorous scene.
it is divided into 5 variations:
Bass and drums intro, Main theme, bass and drums alternative, then a light piano solo in a style reminiscent of the New Orleans greats - Fats Domino and Professor Longhair, finishing up with the main theme but with an ending twist.
Instruments: acoustic piano, bass, drums and bongos.
FOR PRS NOTIFICATION / CUE SHEET: Composer/Author/Arranger: David Yowell
This track is part of a Mix-Set - You can download all versions as a ZIP archive
**If you would prefer specific stems to create your own particular versions, please get in touch and Dave will send them to you directly, as fast as he can.
The main theme is known by many different names in many different countries and in the USA it is a completetly different piece of music:
In the United Kingdom and Germany, this melody is known as "Chopsticks".
However in the USA "Chopsticks" is a completetly different composition based on a piece originally called "The Celebrated Chop Waltz"
If you are curious and would like to have a listen to a version of the composition better known in the USA:
Keywords:+ bouncy+ chop sticks+ chopsticks+ chop waltz+ comedy+ Fats Domino+ friendly+ funny+ happy+ humor+ humour+ jazz+ jazzy+ light+ new orleans+ Professor Longhair+ relaxed+ warm+
Dave Yowell was born and grew up in Kenya, East Africa.
His formative years as a musician, were spent playing with many local musicians, where along with psychadelic rock, funk and soul from the West, he absorbed the groove and swing of African, Arabian and Indian musical culture that makes up the backdrop of Kenya's diverse population.
in 1973, he moved to London, eventually setting up his own recording studio and production company, Sultan Sound.
Today, he lives in Salvador da Bahia, Brazil, and is a well known music producer of world fusion, with many film and television credits.
You can read more about him from his bio page.