A jazzy and sophisticated rendition of the well known piano piece "chopsticks" 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:
In Spain as La Chocolatera, in the Netherlands as Vlooienmars (Flea March), in Belgium as Valse de Puce (Flea Waltz), in Russia as Sobachiy Val's (Собачий Вальс, Dog Waltz), in Poland as Kotlety (Cutlet), in Bulgaria as Koteshki Marsh (Cat March), in Hungary as Szamárinduló (Donkey March), and in Majorca as Polca de los Tontos (Fools' Polka). In Mexico it is called Los Changuitos (The Little Monkeys), in Finland Kissanpolkka (Cat's Polka) and in the Czech Republic "Prasečí valčík" (Pig Waltz). In China it is called "跳蚤圆舞曲" (Flea Waltz). In the United Kingdom, the melody is known as Chopsticks.
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.