feel the music
it's a Texas thang...
Tejas Kings founder Mario de la Torres began playing guitar in Navasota, the "Official Blues capitol of Texas." He has worked with several top 40 cover bands including The Hidden Image, Diamond, Albatross, and Shagnasty in the Navasota, Brenham, College Station, and Houston area performing at dance halls, clubs, private events, and regional events including Texas World Speedway concerts.
He later moved to the Dallas area and began working with various top 40 cover bands and Christian bands in the Dallas area.
Mario has performed on Daystar television and has been featured on Dallas Christian radio 89.7 WAY-FM. He has also performed with gospel legend Dorothy Norwood, Cynthia Greene of Brooklyn Tabernacle Choir, Phillips Craig and Dean, pop starlet Mikaila, Ted Pearce, Big Methuselah, Rohn Bailey, and Gregorian Rock. Big Methuselah's CD "Human Sacrifice" was featured in "7 ball" Top 20 Unsigned Artists Who Rock along with Grammy music artist Mercy Me and Pillar.
Mario began writing and producing original music in 2005 and his first instrumental CD titled "Sojourn" featured a mix of Santana style guitar with electronica, ambient, chill soundscapes. Mario founded his band the Tejas Kings in 2010 which performs his original music and classic rock at various events in Oklahoma City, North Texas, Central Texas, and South Texas. Mario also works as a "hired gun" with various Texas music artists and bands.