Don Campbell is a longtime freelance writer, author, editor, musician, songwriter, producer and complete knucklehead, based in Portland. Campbell has been actively and professionally engaged in the print and online publishing industries in various capacities since 1987 and in the music business far longer. He refuses to get a real job.
Andrew Oliver: A Former Portlander Swingin' In LondonDon Campbell - Mar 25, 2015
From Portland to London and back (temporarily), Oliver will be home in the Northwest to celebrate an album release with The Kora Band on March 28 at The Secret Society as well as play other dates...
KMHD: 30 Years of Jazz Radio Against the OddsDon Campbell - Feb 25, 2015
Through ups and downs, Portland's own 89.1 FM is among the oldest listener-supported jazz station in the country.
Oregon Music Hall of Fame: Honoring The Past, Building The FutureDon Campbell - Nov 11, 2014
“The whole message is to recognize Oregon’s musical past, and use that as a vehicle for education to support Oregon’s musical future.” Photo by John Alcala
Jay Collins: West Meets EastDon Campbell - Jul 7, 2014
After cutting his teeth in Portland in the '80s, Jay Collins has established himself as one of New York’s finest jazz saxophonists and session players.
On The WaterfrontDon Campbell - Jul 2, 2014
A history of the Waterfront Blues Festival: How a small one-day fest turned the powerful force of music into a benefit to feed the hungry and a blues-fueled good time. Photos by John Alcala