News and Updates
Excited to announce I will be heading back to Taiwan in April to conduct Beauty and the Beast live to picture with the Evergreen Symphony and the Taiwan National Choir. Joining me at the National Concert Hall April 19 and 21 will be my friends Allie, Diane, Payson and Abdiel! 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 | 貝兒：艾莉‧妃德 (Belle：Allie Feder)茶壺太太：黛安‧雷諾斯 (Mrs. Potts：Diane Reynolds)野獸/加斯頓：阿卜杜爾‧岡薩雷斯 (Beast/ Gaston：Abdiel Gonzalez)盧米亞/來富：沛森‧路易斯 (Lumiere/ Le Fou：Payson Lewis)
Over the years I have done several arrangements for the Metropole Orkest in the Netherlands. They are right up my alley, a big band with strings! I wish I lived over there as I have a run of shows with them the next 3 weeks and would love to hear them play my arrangements. Last week was a program of James Bond music. I had a lot of fun getting into John Barry's head, it is not jazz, it is not rock, it is not…
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.