News and Updates
I am pleased to announce I will be arranging another great collaboration with the National Symphony Orchestra. Following on from the successes of Nas, Kendrick Lamar and Common, I am currently arranging the music of neo soul star Maxwell for concerts September 18-20. Details here.
I am proud to be a Patron of the Music Arrangers Guild of Australia and on July 11 I will be in my home town of Brisbane to give a talk on what it is like to be a professional in 2019. I will talk about my work on Movies, Albums and Live Concerts and all the BS that goes along with that! Locations TDB, Details here.
This time I am conducting Disney's The Little Mermaid! I have been madly learning the score and I think I am ready now. Joining me on this trip will be my friends Suzanne Waters, Sara Mann and Tonoccus McClain. Concerts are July 6 and 7 at the National Concert Hall in Taipei. 指揮 | 提姆‧戴維斯 Tim Davies樂團 | 長榮交響樂團 Evergreen Symphony Orchestra合唱團 | 國立實驗合唱團 Taiwan National Choir歌手 | 愛麗兒：蘇珊‧華特斯 Ariel：Suzanne Waters烏蘇拉：莎拉‧曼恩 Ursula：Sara Mann塞巴斯丁：特諾克斯‧麥克萊恩 Sebastien: Tonoccus McClain
I have been up to a nice variety of things recently. Work is completed on A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood starring Tom Hanks. I orchestrated and conducted the score for Nate Heller. The movie comes out later in the year. My friend Jules Buckley is conducting concerts for Quincy Jones in Europe this summer. The first show is in Paris on the 27th of June. I was asked to do an arrangement of "Your Put a Move On My Heart." Wish I could go…
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.