News and Updates
Mixing and Mastering are done. The Expensive Train Set is at Origin Records with artwork underway! The album should be out in September. Here are a few teasers. I have had a lot of fun mixing my time between writing on my TV show Trollhunters, and doing my day job of orchestrating and conducting. We ... Read More
Finally it has been announced by Dreamworks and Netflix: Trollhunters, from Guillermo Del Toro. I have been hard at work scoring this for several months now. We don’t have a release date yet, being a Netfilx project means we have to finish a whole season before it can drop. This is a really exciting project. ... Read More
In October I went back to the Kennedy Center to work with Kendrick Lamar and the National Symphony. Kendrick performed his album To Pimp a Butterfly with the orchestra and I was the lead arranger. Thanks to Jeremy Levy, Chris Walden, and Joe Trapanese for helping with additional arrangements. Having done Nas in 2014, and ... Read More
THE EXPENSIVE TRAIN SET
The new CD from the Tim Davies Big Band
Grammy-nominated composer, arranger, drummer and band leader Tim Davies formed his first big band in 1998 in Melbourne, Australia. Its run was cut short by Tim's move to Los Angeles, but since 2000, Davies has released two recordings with his topflight LA band of seasoned session and touring players.
For The Expensive Train Set, Davies comes full-circle as he resurrects the Melbourne group and features both bands on four tunes each, with one new composition written for the two bands performing together. Davies creates arrangements grounded in the traditional, while adding elements from many influences to create a sound that is wide-ranging and cinematic a sure consequence of his award winning career as a major orchestrator for film, TV and events.