Ken grew up singing along with his records and at age 10 wrote his first song. Now linking many different genres, his vocals, and instrumentals music have flavors of rock, blues, and jazz, making for an eclectic listening mix. He started out with drums and percussion as a kid but now plays guitar, bass, keyboards, and harmonica.
Former Adjunct Drum Coach at Catawba College
Former Arts Center / Drum Instructor at Willow Creek Community Church
Studied Performance - Drums at Berklee College of Music
Studied Music at Lincoln College, Illinois
John played original music with Chicago’s Top Midwest Eclectic/Alternative/Pop Band ‘Advocate’ performing hundreds of shows, recording five albums, and hit College Radio’s ‘Top 10’ for many months.
John later became a Dove Award-winning (Christian Music Awards equivalent to the Grammy’s) Drummer as a Benson label Recording Artist for the band ‘Massivivid’. Soon after, John landed a coast-to-coast tour playing drums for Passion Worship with Steve Fee, Chris Tomlin, and Charlie Hall, followed by touring the West Coast and Canada with music artists Matt Redman and Tim Hughes.