Gorden Campbell started playing drums at the age of 5 years old at his grandfather's church in Newburgh, NY. He played in school from 4th grade through college (Howard University) where he earned his Bachelor's of Music as a Jazz Studies major. In 1993, Gorden moved to Los Angeles to pursue his career in music. Since then, he has toured, recorded, played on television shows (and everything else) with, Earth Wind & Fire, George Duke, Mary J. Blige, Jessica Simpson, American Idol tour, Gerald Albright, Lalah Hathaway, Neyo, Whitney Houston and many more! Currently, he is releasing his first solo album.
Most memorable Next-Level PerformanceOne memorable moment for me is the Earth, Wind & Fire "A&E Live By Request" performance. It really helped push my career forward.
What Drives Your Creativity?I'm inspired by a little bit of everything! People, places, all kinds of music and musicians. I hear music in everything!!
Why do you choose Vic Firth?my favorite Vic Firth product is my sticks! they just feel amazing! I LOVE the feel of my sticks! They are very consistent and drummers need that.