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Gordon Campbell is regarded as one of this country's leading trombone players.

He is Lead-Trombone for the John Wilson Orchestra and the BBC Big Band - a position he has held since 1984.


His varied career has encompassed jazz, classical, musical theatre, film and pop. He has worked with many of the world's leading performers including Ella Fitzgerald, Sarah Vaughan, Barbra Streisand, Tony Bennett, Ray Charles, Shirley Bassey and Robbie Williams to name but a few! He also played regularly with the Laurie Holloway Big Band on the "Parkinson" television show.


As well as guest appearances with various ensembles, Gordon also tours his own Big Band in concerts across the country.


Gordon holds the post as Trombone Professor at the Royal Marines School of Music, Portsmouth and the Royal Academy of Music. In 2015 he was made an Honorary Associate of the Royal Academy of Music (Hon ARAM) for Jazz Trombone.

Gordon Campbell... by Sheila Tracy "Quotes......" The Brass Herald Article