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bernard fowler


It is a distinct possibility that everyone alive today in the free world has heard Bernard Fowler sing. This is because Bernard Fowler is a true Renaissance Man when it comes to the vast expanse of his career. He has a list of credits that is pages long, with experience which has truly spanned all genres of music: rock, jazz, funk, pop, and latin. His critically acclaimed voice is powerful, soulful, and unforgettable.

Born and raised in the Queensbridge Projects of New York City, Bernard played bass in the neighborhood salsa band. At 16 he began writing and singing in Total Eclipse, who later signed with Brunswick Records. As the frontman for Tackhead, Bernard began his journey to become one of the most sought-after singing talents in the world.

Bernard has appeared on tours and albums, singing with some of the best-known artists of the 20th Century: Ryuchi Sakamoto, Gill Scott-Heron, Sly & Robbie, Material, Bootsy Collins, Duran Duran, Herb Alpert, Paul Carrack, Yoko Ono, and many others. Bernard spent the last decade touring and recording with the Rolling Stones, rounding out fourteen albums, including fronting three albums from Charlie Watts and contributing his voice to solo efforts from Mick Jagger, Keith Richards and Ron Wood.

Not only is Bernard an accomplished vocalist, he is also a songwriter, trombone player, percussionist, keyboardist, and producer. He has displayed these diverse talents with Ron Wood, Stevie Salas, The Rolling Stones, Living Colour, Herbie Hancock, as well as his own Peech Boys, Tackhead, and Nicklebag.

It is clear that with his highly-regarded talent, and unparalleled experience, Bernard Fowler will continue to lend his skills and sounds to many more thankful ears in the 21st Century.

For more information please check the official Bernard Fowler website.