Few things in this world can evoke more emotion than music. That special song tied to a memorable time in your life, those poignant lyrics that speak straight to your heart, a few unforgettable notes that bring a smile to your face – that is what Ken Sparks creates and gives to his audiences.
As a composer, lyricist, musician and performer beginning at the age of 7, he has delighted audiences, famous entertainers, and other dignitaries from all around the world. Numerous historic events, places, and people have been commemorated by Ken Sparks' music. And now you can share in the music as well:
With his new CD "A Capital Celebration", you can enjoy Ken's whimsical song about The Steam Boat Era, or be touched by his tune about Baltimore. A tribute to Washington DC or festive holiday music may strike your fancy. Listen for your own pleasure or license for a special event or promotional campaign.
"Ken Sparks is Washington's own Bobby Short!" - Austin Kiplinger, Editor of the Kiplinger Newsletter
Ken's specialty is creating lyrics and/or tunes for special people, places and events. He has written one of a kind songs for Helen Hayes, Sargent Shriver and numerous national treasures like The National Zoo. His tribute to the Marine Corps, "What It Means to be Marines" is sold in Quantico at the Marine Corp Museum. What better way to promote your organization or honor a special guest than with an original composition created by Ken Sparks!
Ken not only creates the music, but performs as well. When not otherwise occupied in business, government, and charity events, he loves going back to his roots as a live saloon singer and pianist. From presidential inaugural balls for thousands to intimate birthday parties, Ken has entertained audiences for over 5 decades.