Ken Tamplin

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Ken Tamplin
Born(1963-12-11) December 11, 1963 (age 50)
Marietta, Georgia, United States
GenresChristian rock, hard rock
OccupationsMusician, songwriter, producer
InstrumentsGuitar, Vocals
Years active1988–present
LabelsSpring Hill Music Group
Associated actsShout
Joshua
Magdallan
Websitewww.kentamplin.com
 
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Ken Tamplin
Born(1963-12-11) December 11, 1963 (age 50)
Marietta, Georgia, United States
GenresChristian rock, hard rock
OccupationsMusician, songwriter, producer
InstrumentsGuitar, Vocals
Years active1988–present
LabelsSpring Hill Music Group
Associated actsShout
Joshua
Magdallan
Websitewww.kentamplin.com

Ken Tamplin (born December 11, 1963) is an American Christian rock performer and vocal coach. Tamplin is known for his vocal range and has composed music for television and movies.

Early years[edit]

Ken began playing guitar at age six and singing at age nine. Despite being raised in a Christian home, he was not openly Christian until some time before he began his musical career. Tamplin overdosed on angel dust four times, used and sold cocaine, hash and other drugs before the age of 14, when he became a Christian again. "I've been on fire for Him ever since", Tamplin was quoted as saying.[1]

Career[edit]

Tamplin is one of the founding members of the group Shout, along with Chuck King. He is also the winner of four Dove awards,[2] including Hard Music Album of the Year at the 24th GMA Dove Awards in 1993, for his album Tamplin.

In 2001 Tamplin produced the album Make Me Your Voice, featuring gospel singer Andrae Crouch, to help raise funds for Christian groups working in Sudan.[2]

Personal life[edit]

Tamplin is married with two children.[2] He is cousin to former Van Halen frontman, Sammy Hagar.[3]

Bands[edit]

Film and television credits[edit]

Additional credits[edit]

Discography[edit]

In addition to the bands mentioned above, Ken Tamplin sung and played on these albums.

Albums[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ CCM Magazine August 1989
  2. ^ a b c Lobdell, William (19 February 2001). "Raising Their Voices". Los Angeles Times. Retrieved 2009-10-14. 
  3. ^ "What Sammy Hagar Sez". HM Magazine (66). July–August 1997. Retrieved 2007-04-30. 
  4. ^ http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0848745/

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