Ashley Tamar Davis
Tamar, also known as the muse and favorite singer of her mentor Prince, gained notoriety for being the music legends "Protégé" while co-writing their Grammy-nominated duet "Beautiful, Loved, and Blessed."
With recent jaw-dropping performances on NBC’s “The Voice: Season X,” Tamar adds a Broadway debut in “Motown, the Musical” (Diana Ross u/s, Esther Gordy, Gladys Knight, Gladys Horton, Lula) to her resume.
Tamar has toured with Tyler Perry's "Madea Gets a Job" prior to touring with “Madea’s Big Happy Family,” “Laugh to Keep from Crying,” “The Marriage Counselor,” and “A Madea Christmas”; Lions Gate productions set to home DVD rentals.
A graduate of University of Southern California’s Thornton School of Music with a Bachelor in Music Business Tamar was honored as a Presidential Scholar in the Arts while attending Houston's High School for the Performing and Visual Arts, where Tamar also received 3 Gold medals in the NAACP ACT-SO competition.
Through the creation of Syren Music Group, LLC Tamar launched her independent album "My Name is Tamar" (3.24.2011), which has garnered sales from Japan, Belgium, Barcelona, the United Kingdom, Canada, the Netherlands and the United States with additional article write-ups from Glamour magazine, VIBE magazine, the New York Times, US Weekly, Sophisticate's Black Hair and the Vegas Tribune, with complementing appearances on Great Day Houston, Saturday Night Live, Good Morning America, and the BET Awards. Tamar is the co-founder of The Tamar Davis Project: an international, educational and artistic project designed for singers, artists, musicians, writers, painters, composers, choreographers, and dancers to benefit from opportunities that will become a catalyst to successfully launch their careers under the watchful eye of industry professionals turned mentors.
During the NBA ALL-STAR week 2013, Tamar introduced her philanthropic and educational brand by premiering a “College, Career, and Empowerment Summit: Inspiring the Future, Recapturing the Essence of Greatness,” as an inspiration to our cities youth about the importance of attaining a higher education. This monumental achievement was successful through the partnership with Houston Community College and Stewart Cadillac (just to name a few) with special panelist guests such as Howard White (VP Brand Jordan/NIKE), Dr. Reagan Flowers (CSTEM), John Lucas III (Toronto Raptors; NBA) and Dr. Umar Johnson (Certified Psychologist) and influential City Council Members and political activists.
FEATURED GUEST ARTIST
Jeremy Nathan Tisser
In just 10 years, Jeremy Nathan Tisser has scored nearly 70 projects in film, TV, games & new media. Due to his extensive knowledge of rhythm and percussion, coupled with his passion for the orchestra, Jeremy has become the first-call composer for percussion-based orchestral scores. From taiko drums to talking drums, bodhrans to frame drums, Jeremy has acquired, written for, and recorded them all.
Jeremy has had the great privilege over the years to work with great artists such as Aneesh Chaganty (Searching, Run), Fon Davis (Interstellar, Star Wars), Greg Karas (Andy Grammer), Thomas Giles Rogers, Jr (Between the Buried & Me), and Ashley Tamar Davis (Prince). His music can be found on Disney+, PlaystationVR, Amazon Prime, and Hulu to name a few. He has also contributed to the musical productions of many concerts, films and television shows, including Jurassic World, Symphony of Heroes Live: Sword Art Online, Disney's Pixar In Concert, Justice League: The Flashpoint Paradox, Green Lantern: The Animated Series, and more.
Jeremy, who won a Telly Award for the composition of the Kulu Treks trailer, can be seen on film as a drummer in the famous highway musical number opening the multi-Oscar winning film La La Land.
When not creating music, Jeremy can be found spending time with his wife and daughter. He currently resides in Los Angeles.
THE TIMELAPSE TEAM
Richard Mourant, a South African immigrant, is a professional photographer, safari guide and wildlife specialist whose global travels & experiences have stitched together an incredible story. He studied Nature Conservation and Wildlife Management at Pretoria Technicon and was a Safari Guide at both Djuma Game Reserve & Kruger National Park.
A documentary creator for many years, Richard has travelled to over 130 countries, using his love of photography to capture the incredible beauty and diversity of the planet. His work is has been featured internationally and can currently be found sponsored by a Manhattan gallery on the virtual platform ARTSY.
Co-creator of HIKING THE DIVIDE, Richard's other passions include hiking, scuba diving & planning his excursion to the only continent he has yet to visit: Antarctica.
Fadi Khoury is a Los Angeles based composer and multi-instrumentalist who blends orchestral and electronic influences.
He is most known for his music supervising on the student academy award/student BAFTA winning film Making Waves, and his original score for the student BAFTA shortlisted film Use Your Words.
He recently completed the film 1805 in collaboration with the Budapest String Orchestra with director Danial Jacobson