Nathan Towne was born in California where he began taking piano lessons from his mother at age 5. At age 8 his family hosted a foreign exchange student from Japan who traveled with an acoustic guitar, showing Nathan cowboy chords and introduced him to guitar greats like Jimi Hendrix and Eric Clapton. By age 13, Nathan was playing electric guitar with his fathers' bands...learning the art of the “gig”. At 16, he studied with a jazz guitarist and began cutting his teeth as a solo guitarist all over the Central Coast of California in wineries, restaurants, clubs and private events.
Nathan is sought after for his versatility and innovation as a musician. He is as comfortable in a hard rock band as he is in a jazz ensemble or as a soloist.
In 2009, Nathan met Tony Harmon and began performing and composing with him. Together, they went on to open at the 2015 La Guitarra California Festival for the Romero Quartet and are looking forward to a 2019 performance at the South Bay Guitar Society in San Jose as well as the 2020 La Guitarra California Festival.
As a concert guitarist Nathan is a three time performer for the La Guitarra California Festival and opened for the Romeros at La Guitarra California Festival 2015.
Nathan has also performed as a solo guitarist for the Performing Arts Center in Santa Maria, The Cheboygan Opera House in Michigan and for The South Bay Guitar Society in San Jose CA and is booking concerts for 2020.
Nathan now lives in Northern Michigan where he works as a solo guitarist, composer for films, recording musician, and music teacher. Also, Nathan is touring and writing as bassist for Blind Melon.
Nathan Towne - Concert Guitarist/Music for Film
Nathan is sought after for his versatility and innovation as a musician. He is as comfortable in a hard rock band, jazz ensemble, composing music for film or as a concert soloist.
MUSIC FOR FILM
Nathan Towne has been composing music for film for several years and his most notible success is the score he did for the Santa Barbara Film Festival Official Selection "Boy Niño". In 2015, He composed his first music film score for “Boy Niño”, a crime drama written and directed by Elias Posada. In the years following, Nathan composed for several exciting projects with Elias and Boy Niño Productions including an upcoming feature length film produced by Boy Niño Productions called “Stormie”. He composed and produced soundtracks for all forms of video using both acoustic, electronic sounds, and libraries full of sound effects to create a broad spectrum of soundscapes. Nathan works with the exact specifications given by a client and can offer consultation as needed. Soundtracks range from one instrument to unlimited tracks and instrumentation. Nathan uses Pro Tools and Sibelius to produce high quality, broadcast ready results. From feature films to documentaries, shorts to teasers, television and commercial ads, even informational videos, He can produce a custom soundtrack for clients so they get the most value and make the biggest impact possible. Please contact Nathan to discuss your film music project today!
The Colony TX
Speaking Rock Casino
El Paso TX
Tupelo Music Hall
Harmon Towne Duo
Pine Mountain Club Guitar Society
Pine Mountain Club, CA
Harmon Towne Duo
South Bay Guitar Society
San Jose, CA
The Coach House
San Juan Capistrano, CA
Augora Hills, CA
Santa Clarita, CA
Hermosa Beach, CA
The Connective Festival
Del Mar, CA
Sea Hear Now Festival
Asbury Park, NJ
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