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Tim Davies Big Band Album is OUT and New Website

3.5 years in the making and it is finally out for the world to hear. It is available from my label Origin Records, Amazon, Itunes and plenty of other places. I hope you enjoy it. I have also refreshed my website. It will work much better on mobile devices now. I have also updated the Gallery quite a bit, so have a poke around and let me know what you think! A special thanks to Matt Jorgensen from Origin for the awesome job.
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Empire is Back

We had our first session of the season for Empire last week. The season starts airing on September 21. I usually hate being in the booth, but I don't mind it for Fil Eisler, his accent is almost as cool as mine.
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Trolls and Peanuts

I was recently at Abbey Road conducting the score for Dreamwork's Trolls. I also was lead orchestrator for composer Chris Beck. Check out these videos from the scoring of the Peanuts Movie last year.
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CHiPs

My favorite show as a kid was CHiPs and I loved the music. I even transcribed the theme to play with my big band, so I was very excited to hear that Fil Eisler was scoring the new CHiPs movie. We just spent a few days at Warner Bros adding the orchestra to the score.  
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La La Land, Independance Day, Miss Peregrine’s

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 are about halfway through the first season, which will drop in December. It was a great pleasure to work with composer Justin Hurwitz and producer Marius De Vries conducting the orchestra and choir for La La Land. La La is a new musical from director Damien Chazelle (Whiplash). June 25th sees the release of Independance Day Resurgence. It…
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Album Update

Mixing and Mastering are done. The Expensive Train Set is at Origin Records with artwork underway! The album will be out in September 17. Here are a few teasers. Update: You can buy it here.
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Sony E3 Press Conference

I was recently asked by Sony Interactive to be MD for their 2016 E3 Press Conference. This was a huge production. Not only did I have to put the music together, I had to help with all the logistics and contracts for the players. it was great to be able to bring together my friends at Sony and the AFM for the special occasion. The most fun though was conducting the 60 piece orchestra. Conducting the orchestra …
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Tim Davies scoring Trollhunters

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. The animation is amazing and I am having a great time working with GDT and the team at Dreamworks. Read More
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Working with Kendrick Lamar

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 now Kendrick in 2015, I can't wait to see what they have in mind for 2016! Look out for How to be Single. Fil Eisler wrote the score, and…
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Happy New Year!

Happy New Year! I will update the news soon, but in the meantime, wanted to let everyone know the Big Band is playing on Monday January 11 at Typhoon. Please note that this is just one set, so don't be late. Tim Davies Big Band Monday January 11, 8pm @ Typhoon, $10, FREE parking. Typhoon 3221 Donald Douglas Loop South (Santa Monica Airport) 310 390 6565
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