Teddy Campbell

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Teddy Campbell
Born February 24, 1975 (1975-02-24) (age 39)
Genres Pop, gospel, R&B, soul, jazz, Christian
Instruments Drums, vocals
Website www.size13music.com/teddycampbell/

Teddy Campbell (born February 24, 1975) is a gospel drummer.[1] He was the drummer on The Tonight Show with Jay Leno. He is the lead singer for the Soul Seekers.

Biography[edit]

Christian Youth M.B. of Chicago, is where Teddy Campbell's love of music, and learning to play the drums as a child, began. For the past 7 years, Campbell was seen on American Idol as a member of the live house band. Campbell was the drummer for the newly formed Tonight Show band led by Rickey Minor.

Equipment[edit]

Drum Heads Remo Clear Emperors (toms), C.S. Black Dot (snare), Power Stroke III (bass).

Kit Yamaha PHX:

  • 22 x 18 Bass Drum
  • 8 x 9 Hanging Tom
  • 10 x 7.5 Hanging Tom
  • 12 x 8 Hanging Tom
  • 13 x 9 Hanging Tom
  • 14 x 14 Hanging Tom
  • 16 x 16 Hanging Tom

Cymbals Teddy Campbell uses Zildjian cymbals. His current set up includes a variety of K's and K Custom's.

Album credits[edit]

  • Al Jarreau - All I Got
  • Rod Stewart - If We're Alone Tonight
  • Track: When I Need You - Produced by Jimmy Jam & Terry Lewis
  • VH1 Divas Live 2002
  • Sisqo - Return of Dragon
  • Mary Mary - Incredible
  • Stuart Little 2 - Put a Little Love In Your Heart
  • Deborah Cox - The Morning After
  • Kirk Whalum - Unconditional
  • Paul Jackson Jr. - Still Small Voice
  • Euge Groove - Play Date
  • Kelly Clarkson - Thankful
  • Stevie Wonder - A Time to Love
  • Herbie Hancock - Possibilities
  • George Duke - Duke
  • All-Star Tribute to Luther Vandross - So Amazing
  • Mary Mary - Mary Mary
  • Stacie Orrico - Stacie Orrico

Tour experience[edit]

  • The Backstreet Boys
  • Christina Aguilera
  • 98 Degrees
  • Maze featuring Frankie Beverly
  • LSG (Gerald Levert, Keith Sweat, Johnny Gill)
  • Dakota Moon
  • Britney Spears
  • Bette Midler
  • Queen Latifah

Musical director experience[edit]

  • Britney Spears
  • 98 Degrees
  • Mary Mary
  • Deborah Cox
  • Kelly Price
  • Ann Nesby (formerly of Sounds of Blackness)
  • Michael Mathews Gospel Stage Play Sneaky starring Ali Woodson ( formerly of The Temptations )
  • Howard Hewitt Fake Friends starring Shirley Murdock.

Television performances[edit]

  • The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: The Backstreet Boys, Christina Aguilera, Michael Bolton, Yolanda Adams, Shaquille O'Neal, Heather Headley, Ashanti, P-Diddy
  • Late Night with David Letterman: Christina Aguilera, The Backstreet Boys
  • Saturday Night Live 2003: Christina Aguilera
  • MTV TRL 2000: 98 Degrees
  • The View: The Backstreet Boys
  • The Today Show: 98 Degrees, The Backstreet Boys
  • The Image Awards, 2002-2003: House Band
  • The Essence Awards 2003: House Band
  • The American Music Awards, 2000-2001: Christina Aguilera (2000), Yolanda Adams (2001)
  • Soul Train Lady of Soul 2001: Mary Mary
  • FOX presents Ali 50th Birthday Bash, 2001: Mariah Carey, Natalie Cole
  • The Kennedy Center Honors, 2002: The Quincy Jones Quartet - Stevie Wonder & Ray Charles
  • BET Walk of Fame Honoring Luther Vandross: Patti LaBelle, Luther Vandross, Chaka Khan
  • VH1 Disco Ball 2003: House Band
  • 2001 Billboard Awards: All Star Performance "What's Goin On" N'sync, Gwen Stefani of (No Doubt), Nelly, Destiny's Child, Mary J. Blige
  • 2002 Billboard Awards: Tribute to Run DMC (w/ Steven Tyler/Joe Perry of Aerosmith) Ja Rule, Nelly, Busta Rhymes, Naughty By Nature, Queen Latifah
  • Rosie O'Donnell, 1998, 2000-2001: Dakota Moon, Christina Aguilera, Mary Mary
  • CBS, Home for The Holidays 2000-2001-2002: Josh Groban, Charlotte Church, Faith Hill, Destiny's Child, Kirk Franklin, Usher, Billy Gilman, Melissa Etheridge
  • VH1 Divas Live, 2002: Celine Dion, Cher, Shakira, The Dixie Chicks, Mary J. Blige, Anastacia
  • VH1 Diva Duets 2003: Celine Dion, Whitney Houston, Chaka Khan, Beyoncé, Ashanti, Mary J. Blige, Jewel, Lisa Marie Presley, Shania Twain, Stevie Wonder
  • FOX's American Idol
  • NBC's America's Got Talent
  • 2006 GRAMMY Awards with Herbie Hancock and Christina Aguilera
  • The Ellen DeGeneres Show, 2006: Jamie Foxx
  • Tonight Show with Jay Leno, 2006: Jamie Foxx
  • Be on the lookout for Teddy on the upcoming FOX's "Celebrity Duets" show

Personal life[edit]

Teddy Campbell is married to Tina Campbell of Mary Mary and together they have four children, and one daughter from a previous relationship.[citation needed]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Budofsky, Adam (2006-07-01). The drummer: 100 years of rhythmic power and invention. Hal Leonard Corporation. pp. 69–. ISBN 978-1-4234-0567-2. Retrieved 21 June 2011. 

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