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Hotel Transylvania 3

I spent a lot of time at Abbey Road this year, conducting both Hotel Transylvania 3 and Ant-man and the Wasp there. HT3 was my 2nd score with Mark Mothersbaugh of Devo fame. The first being last year's Lego Ninjago. We spent a week recording an 80 piece orchestra and a night with a 32 voice choir! The film comes out July 13. The coffee before the storm   Music editor Dominic Certo, Composer Mark…
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Trollhunters Season 3 is Live!

Seems like an eternity ago that Guillermo del Toro told me he wanted me to score a TV show. That turned out to be Trollhunters: Tales of Arcadia.  3 years and many crotchets and quavers later 3 seasons are done! You can watch it all, including season 3 on Netflix now.   With executive producer Rodrigo Blass   with Guillermo del Toro
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Kennedy Center Success

Conducing the National Symphony with Kenny 'Babyface' Edmonds was a highlight of my career so far. We did two sold out nights! Kenny was amazing to work with and open to trying new things. My favorite was doing a mashup of "Fire and Rain" with Stravinsky's Firebird.  
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Davies to Conduct and Arrange for Babyface at Kennedy Center

I am really excited to be making my debut as a conductor with the National Symphony Orchestra featuring Kenny 'Babyface' Edmonds on January 19 and 20 at the Kennedy Center in Washington DC. I am also, with the help of Jeremy Levy and Jordan Seigel, arranging the music for the show. Lots of hits and a few surprises! More info here.
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Trollhunters Season 2

Trollhunters Season 2 drops on Netflix on December 15! 13 more episodes. Read about it here.  Here is a little article about the score.  And here is a scene you can check out. 
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Spiderman Game

The Team and I are having a blast working on the new Marvel Spiderman Game for composer John Paesano.
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Common and the NSO at the Kennedy Center and other news

Unfortunately I did not win the Annie award or the Grammy. But I am very proud to have conducted the orchestra for Justin Hurwitz Oscar winning score and song from La La Land. I am honored to be called by the National Symphony to supervise the arrangements for this one off event on March 22 at the Kennedy Center featuring Common!      
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Tim Davies Big Band at Typhoon

Tim Davies Big Band Monday May 18, 8pm @ Typhoon, $10, FREE parking. Typhoon 3221 Donald Douglas Loop South (Santa Monica Airport) 310 390 6565
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Neat List

Neat list. Never expected to be on it!
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Tricks and Shortcuts

Over the years I have developed a lot of tricks and shortcuts for orchestrating. Here is a screencast where I go from midi file to finished score and you can see my process and how I have tricked out my setup. I am back in the TV world, orchestrating season 4 of Revenge for Fil Eisler. Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day is out. I orchestrated and conducted the score for Chris Beck.
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