Chinatown, My Chinatown is an old 1910 song by William Jerome and Jean Schwartz, reinterpreted by John Kelly, Mik Scarlet and Matthew Woodcock. A project initiated, arranged, recorded and mixed by DM Associate Musician Gary Day.
This commission by Drake Music Connect and Collaborate London is played on iPhone, IPads and switch for synth Vox. The iPad and iPhone apps include GarageBand, FingerJam and Sunrizer to name a few. Some of the lyrics were rewritten by John Kelly inspired by his experiences of London’s Chinatown.
Filmed and edited by Ivan Riches (commission producer).