What is the relationship between the human senses and the creative process? Songwriter and performer Ken Medema, unable to see from birth, creates songs and stories that speak to the human experience. From his work as a music therapist with troubled teens to crafting songs supporting political revolution in central America, Ken discusses his improvisational style and his process of creating visionary songs that draw from an unseen inner passion.
About Ken Medema
Ken Medema was born in 1943 and grew up in Grand Rapids, Michigan. Unable to see from birth, Ken learned to play piano as a chilld and received a Masters in Music Therapy at Michigan State University in Lansing. After working as a music therapist with teenagers at Essex County Hospital in New Jersey, he began to write his own songs and started a career as a performing and recording artist. He has recorded over 40 albums and con tinues to perform around the world. Ken lives with his wife in the San Francisco Bay area.