Dave Yowell
(aka Sultan Makendé)

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Is a multi- instrumentalist music composer and
producer with many production, television and film music credits to his name.

His specialty is alternative and unconventional music using unusual instruments from around the world, mixing it up with tasty electronic and organic flavours specifically tailored to fit the moving image.

Presented here is a small selection of some of his work, which encompasses many musical styles and genres from around the world.
He can also provide specially commissioned music to your specifications and price.
A few of his credits:
  • The In Laws - Feature Film
  • Everybody Loves Sunshine - Feature Film
  • Queer Eye For The Straight Guy - Bravo cable television network
  • Sex and the City first and second series - HBO
  • Anthony Bourdain No Reservations - Discovery Travel & Living channel
  • Life Without Dick - Feature Film
  • William and Kate - The movie
  • America's next top model - CW Network
  • Dirty Pretty Things – Feature Film
  • Indian Ocean With Simon Reeve - BBC
  • Dr Oz - TV.com
  • Californication - Showtime
  • My Last Five Girlfriends - Feature Film
  • 50 things to do before you die - BBC
  • Scarred - MTV Real Sex 31 - HBO
  • Top Gear - BBC
  • Shipping Wars - Channel 4
  • Gene Simmons Family Jewels - A&E
  • Swamp Wars - Animal Planet
  • Afraid Of The Dark - History channel
  • Pawn Stars UK - History channel
  • Hoarders - A&E network 10 Years Younger (Australia) - Channel 4 (UK)
  • A To Z of TV Gardening - BBC
  • Human Planet - BBC Deadly 60 - BBC
  • Extreme Fishing With Robson Green - Channel 5 (UK)
  • Weird Connections - Discovery channel
  • My Ghost Story: Caught On Camera - Lifetime
....the list goes on and on!

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Dave Yowell

Dave is now living in sunny, tropical Salvador, Bahia which is in the Northeast region of Brazil.

He has found that his African heart is completely at home in this 'new Africa' and he has now started work on several Brazilian based projects.

*update / current project :

Recently finished composing and recording the music for an 8 series documentary for the Brazilian PBS service TVE

If you would like to discuss any project, no matter how big or small, please email him!

You can also check out what he's been up to from his

facebook page

You can also have a listen to his whole catalogue of over 250 tracks via  his MCPS-PRS Production Music Library:

Amazing World Music

Amazing World Music

Licensed through the MCPS_PRS


have a quick listen to a few example tracks