Chris Campbell is a broadcast personality/nationally-renowned tastemaker and host of the multi-genre electronic music program The Progressive Underground. He is also a correspondent for NPR (National Public Radio) curating global underground music for national segments such as "Heavy Rotation" and "Songs We Love."  Campbell is the host of the Detroit Symphony Orchestra’s “Paradise Jazz Series,” “Concerts at the Cube,” and is co-host of the Aretha Franklin Amphitheatre’s “Jazzy Wednesdays Summer Concert Series.”   

He has also hosted events including the Detroit International Jazz Festival, Charivari Detroit Electronic Music Fest and has curated/hosted Detroit Performs LIVE on WTVS-Channel 56 Public Broadcasting Service (PBS), along with hosting/moderating a variety of concerts, industry showcases, artist album releases, panel discussions, movie screenings, and press unveilings.

Campbell is also an author and music journalist who has written for national and international publications such as Smooth Jazz News, Upscale, and Examiner.  He is a published author as his books “The Essential Neo-Soul” and “Essential Neo-Soul 2.0” spotlight the modern-day progressive soul music movement and are the only publications of their kind to cover the history of the modern/alternative soul community.

The Progressive Underground Show 190 feat. PAUL HILL

Paul Hill Music On this episode of The Progressive Underground, host Chris Campbell interviews international recording artist PAUL HILL along...

The Progressive Underground Show 189 feat. Amp Fiddler, Dames Brown, Sean Blackman, Joel “Fluent” Greene & J-Ivy

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The Progressive Underground Show 188 feat. BEVLOVE & SOULECTRESS IRIELA

Bevlove Music On this installment of the Progressive Underground, we interview multi-genre chanteuse BEVLOVE who will discuss her upcoming concert...

The Progressive Underground Show 187: Jazz We Got (A profile of the Hip Hop Jazz genre)

Jive Records Tonight's Progressive Underground is a special 4-hour expanded edition that explores the sound stylings of the hip hop...

The Progressive Underground Show 186 feat. CHANTE MOORE & TONY! TONI! TONE!

Chante Moore Music/TTT Music This installment of The Progressive Underground features interviews with internationally-renowned soul songbird CHANTE MOORE and legendary R...

On this weekend’s The Progressive Underground, we interview CHANTE MOORE & TONY! TONI! TONE!

Chante Moore Music/TTT Music This weekend's installment of The Progressive Underground, host Chris Campbell interviews internationally-renowned songbird CHANTE MOORE as...

The Progressive Underground Show 185

Kali Uchis Music On tonight's episode of The Progressive Underground, we explore tracks from Jorja Smith, Ian Finkelstein, Om'Mas Keith,...

The Progressive Underground Show 184: The Rosetta Hines Tribute

On tonight's The Progressive Underground, we celebrate the career and legacy of iconic tastemaker and broadcast personality ROSETTA HINES and dip...

On this weekend’s The Progressive Underground, we celebrate the legacy of ROSETTA HINES

Rosetta Hines Music On this weekend's The Progressive Underground, we celebrate the career and legacy of iconic tastemaker and broadcast...

The Progressive Underground Show 183 feat. JEFF CANADY

AMAC Records On this weekend's installment of The Progressive Underground, host Chris Campbell will interview noted producer/multi-instrumentalist Jeff Canady along...

SUNDAY SESSIONS 073: DJ Rebecca Goldberg

Rebecca Goldberg DJ Rebecca Goldberg returns for a set on the SUNDAY SESSIONS, in which the mix she dropped at...

This weekend’s The Progressive Underground to feature artist/producer JEFF CANADY

AMAC Records On this weekend's installment of The Progressive Underground, host Chris Campbell will interview noted producer/multi-instrumentalist Jeff Canady along...