The Kevin Townson Group is a Nuevo-Flamenco quartet (two guitars, bass & drums) based in the DFW area of Texas. The groups trademark sound is the classic, high energy Spanish Rumba sound, however they sprinkle in, during an event, the more traditional South American styles such as the Bossa-Nova and the Samba.
The group has released two Cd’s of original instrumental music. Both of which feature original compositions by the groups founder Kevin Townson.
The groups performances are perfect for every occasion: from a small get-together to wedding receptions and large corporate functions and concerts. Also, the group is available for small private concerts as well as outdoor festivals.
Price Range: $300 and up. Depending on the group size
Gig Length: 60 - 180 minutes
What to Expect
This group is comprised of seasoned professional musicians who each have more than 20 years of performance experience. We maintain communication via phone, email, social media or text messaging with the client or venue at all times leading up to the performance. A clear and concise contract is presented up front which includes cost, performance guidelines, requirements, travel expenses and restrictions when they apply. Professional attire is always stressed from the outset.
Kevin Townson is a solo classical/flamenco guitarist and composer based in the DFW area. He has performed extensively as a soloist and with his Latin-Jazz group, The Kevin Townson Band, for a variety of events throughout the DFW Metroplex for over two decades. He has released two CD’s to date featuring his unique blend of flamenco, jazz and pop sounds. Pictures from Spain (2003) and Between The Lines (2005).
Kevin, a native Texas, attended the University of North Texas in Denton where he received his Bachelors and Masters degree in Classical guitar performance.
Kevin has been teaching guitar since the mid 1980’s and is presently Director of The Childbloom Guitar Program here in Parker County which introduces music through the guitar to young people 5-12 years of age. Kevin is also an adjunct faculty member at Tarleton State where he teaches Classical and Jazz guitar.
Additional Booking Notes
The group needs an area with no through traffic of people. The quartet needs at least 60 sq. feet to perform (a smaller area is ok for a smaller group). Lighting needs to be provided if the performance is at night. We do bring our own stand lighting for music reading. For small events under 200 people we provide our own sound equipment. For performances larger than 200 either an extra cost is added for equipment rental or the client can be responsible for the sound equipment. The group typically performs one 1 hour set initially then followed by a 15-minute break. The remaining sets will be 45 minutes of music. Arrangements need to made prior to the performance for any changes.
1. Secret Emotions
3. Gypsy Desire
4. Inside Life
5. Latin Lovers
6. Asters Flight
7. Opus One
8. Latin Quarter
9. Starry Eyes
1. Barcelona Nights
2. Summer Nights
4. Oye Como Va
5. Wishing Well
6. November Lullyby
7. From me to U
8. Entre dos Aguas
1. 2 the Night
2. Connect the Dots
3. Black Orpheus
3. Santa Fe
4. Love and Liberte
5. Little Wing
Influences & Inspiration
Paco De Lucia, The Gipsy Kings, Ottmar Liebert, Paco Pena, Vincent Amigo, Tomatito, Acoustic Alchemy, Antônio Carlos Jobim, Luiz Bonfá
Power supply for speakers (including extension cords if needed), covering for the group if temperatures rise above 70 degrees (F) or direct sunlight, lighting if the performance is at night.
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