Tom Fowler (musician)

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Tom Fowler
Birth nameThomas William Fowler
Born (1951-06-10) June 10, 1951 (age 72)
Salt Lake City, Utah, United States
GenresRock, jazz, R&B, experimental
Instrument(s)Bass, Violin, Keyboards
Years active1971–present

Thomas W. Fowler (born June 10, 1951) is an American bass guitarist and musician. Born in Salt Lake City, Utah, he started playing the violin at age 6, before picking up the upright bass, and finally electric bass at age 16. [1] He has played with It's a Beautiful Day, Frank Zappa, The Mothers of Invention, Jean-Luc Ponty, Ray Charles, Steve Hackett, and many others. He has four brothers, including trombonist Bruce and trumpeter Walt Fowler.


He also recorded albums with Air Pocket, a band including his siblings among others.


With It's A Beautiful Day

With Frank Zappa/The Mothers Of Invention

With Air Pocket/The Fowler Brothers

With George Duke

With Jean-Luc Ponty

With Steve Hackett

With Bruce Fowler

With Steve Fowler

With Don Preston

With Ray Charles

With Tom Fowler Interface

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  1. "2000-03 The Be-Bop Bass Notes: Tom Fowler Interview". Retrieved 2024-01-08.
  2. "Tom Fowler Interface – Let's Start Over (2011, CD)". Discogs. Retrieved 2023-01-04.