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Tom Fowler
Birth nameThomas William Fowler
Born (1951-06-10) June 10, 1951 (age 71)
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 has played with It's a Beautiful Day, Frank Zappa, The Mothers of Invention, Jean-Luc Ponty, Ray Charles, Steve Hackett, and many others. His brother Bruce Fowler played trombone in The Mothers (as in the album Roxy & Elsewhere) and his other brother Walt was also a horn player for Zappa.

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