Dan Keeton Quartet lineup announced
The lineup for the new Dan Keeton Quartet will be:
- Bass: Rick Grey. Grey is from Morristown, TN. He was born in 1957 and began singing in his family group when he was 6. He sang with Divine Purpose from Kingsport, Tennessee in 1999. He sang with Dan and Nancy Keeton in the Keeton Family trio for three years. He joined Abundant Grace Quartet in May 2007 and sang with them until accepting the invitation to re-join Dan and Nancy Keeton.
- Baritone: Chris Little. Little grew up in Griffithsville, West Virginia. At age eleven, he started and sang with his own Gospel group, The Born Again Children. He studied music theory, classical piano, and voice into his college years. He has played piano for The New Creations (run by Tommy Parsons, Squire Parson’s brother), The Faithmen Quartet, and with the Prophets Quartet (now Mountain State Quartet).
- Tenor: Dan Keeton. As a child, Dan Keeton sang with his family group, The King’s Kids. He joined The Veterans Quartet from Litchfield, Kentucky at age 16. He has filled in for the Speer Family, the Singing Americans, and Gold City, and been a member of the Blackwood Quartet, the Impacts, the Lowell Lundstrom Ministries Impact America Crusades, and the Dixie Melody Boys.
- Alto: Nancy Keeton. Nancy was born in Ohio and sang with her sisters in a family group, The Nunley Sisters. At age 15, she joined The King’s Heirs from Huntington, West Virginia and sang with them for three years. She married Dan Keeton on June 10th, 1989 and sang with him in a trio, The Keetons, before Dan joined the Dixie Melody Boys.
The Dan Keeton Quartet is planning to perform their first concert in Alabama on February 3. They are currently putting the details together for their debut recording, a live recording entitled Influenced. They just launched their website, www.dankeetonquartet.com. [EDIT, 6/18/12: Broken link removed.]