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Kerry Campbell / Bio

About me:
KERRY CAMPBELL: Performed recorded and arranged for the popular soul group "THE DRAMATICS", from 1975 to 1983. Later Kerry joined and toured with the famed band WAR, for over 5 years, and recorded several CD's the latest being "PEACE SIGN". Kerry received his jazz training from such noted jazz giants as Yuseff Latiff, Sonny Stitt, Eddie Harris, Marcus Belgraves, Bettye Lavette, Eli Fontaine, and Lyman Woodard. It was that experience which has given Kerry Campbell the edge over most other jazz saxophonists. Kerry moved to Los Angeles, and played with such luminaries as Herbie Hancock, George Duke, the Crusaders pianist Joe Sample, also recorded and performed with Merv Griffins' trumpeter Jack Sheldon. While performing regularly in the L.A. based club the Nucleus Nuance Kerry met the legendary Richard Bock from Fantasy Records, who upon hearing him play, signed Kerry to a two year contract and recorded two albums PHOENIX RISING and TOTAL BE-BOP. Richard Bock, is known for producing such giants as, JOHN COLTRANE, WES MONTGOMERY, and LES McCAN. it was high praise for Kerry to be produced by such a well established and respected producer. Currently Kerry lives and works in Phoenix Arizona. Kerry only works with recording artists on new projects and touring bands and orchestras. Kerry was featured on 2 CD's in 1999, "A Family Christmas" with Peabo Bryson", and "Creole Woman produced by Leon Haywood". Kerry can be heard on Snoop Doggs 1st CD titled Doggy Style the tune The shiznit Kerry on Flute. The current releases include Jazzexpresso featuring “Kerry Campbell & Dr, William Jones” Available at CDbaby.com. Kerry Started a non-profit Music School called "Up & Up Music Inc. in 2003 in Phoenix AZ, which offers free lessons to children 7 to 17 yrs. To get the most up to date and past information go to Google and type “Kerry Campbell Saxophone”. Nuff Said

General Info

Artist Name
Kerry Campbell
Home Page
http://www.reverbnation.com/kerrycampbell
Active Since
01/75
Genres
Jazz / Funk / Soul

Contact Info

Location
PHOENIX, AZ