Teddy Campbell

Teddy Campbell's Biography

For ten seasons, from 2004 to 2016, Teddy Campbell was seen by millions as the drummer on FOX's hit show, American Idol. He made history serving as the drummer and lead singer on the final three seasons of NBC's "The Tonight Show with Jay Leno."

After honing his talent at an early age on the gospel scene, this Chicago native relocated to California in 1998. It was there that an impressive resume began to evolve. He served as musical director and drummer for Britney Spears and Christina Aguilera. He has recorded with Stevie Wonder, Herbie Hancock, Barbra Streisand, Rod Stewart, Kelly Clarkson, Mary Mary, and many more. He's toured with Bette Midler, The Backstreet Boys, Maze featuring Frankie Beverly, Queen Latifah, George Benson, and others. He's played on movie scores such as Dreamgirls, Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales, Pitch Perfect 3, American Sniper, and more.

Some of Campbell's television credits include "The Grammy Awards," "The NAACP Image Awards," "BET Awards" "BET Celebration Of Gospel" "The Billboard Awards," "VH-1 Divas" and "VH-1 Save the Music." In addition, Teddy has co stared in 5 seasons of WeTV's hit reality show Mary Mary. 

A combined joy of drumming while singing led Teddy to form his own band, The Teddy Campbell Band. As the frontman of this soul/rock unit, Teddy had the opportunity to further utilize his gifts, while having fun, and leaving crowds mesmerized in the process. As a husband, father, musician and singer Campbell wears many hats, but he attributes it all to Gods grace. 

Teddy Campbell's Gear
Teddy Campbell

Gear List

PHXAbsolute Birch Nouveau BBD-1520T 20 x 18BBD-1522T 22 x 18BTT-1508J 8 x 7BTT-1510J 10 x 7.5BTT-1512J 12 x 8BTT-1513J 13 x 9BFT-1514 14 x 14BFT-1516 16 x 16SKRM-100 SubkickCH-740CH-745DFP-9310HS-1100(10) HXCP44(8) HXCP36(8) HXCP24(4) HXTL33(4) HXTL23(8) HXOC(14) HXBC(14) HXAC(8) HXDB(20) HXCC(12) HXTC(2) HXLR(6) HXLC(3) SS-940(4) CH-740(5) CS-840(1) FP-9315(1) HS-1000(2) CHH-920(1) DS-950