Bruce Fowler

born on 10/7/1947 in Salt Lake City, UT, United States

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Bruce Fowler

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Bruce Fowler

Bruce Lambourne Fowler (July 10, 1947)[1] is a prominent American trombone player and composer. He played trombone on many Frank Zappa records, as well as with Captain Beefheart and in the Fowler Brothers Band. Currently, he composes and arranges music for movies, and has been the composer, orchestrator, or conductor for many popular films.

He is the son of jazz educator William L. Fowler, and the brother of multi-instrumentalist Walt Fowler and bassist Tom Fowler. He is the father of Rhea Fowler, bass guitar player for The Naturals. Bruce Fowler is participating in both The Band From Utopia, the Mar Vista Philharmonic, and Jon Larsen's, Strange News From Mars, both feat. Zappa alumni Tommy Mars, Arthur Barrow, amongst others. He also recorded albums with Air Pocket, a band including his siblings among others.

Fowler is the recipient of the 2007 Film & TV Music Awards for Best Score Conductor and Best Orchestrator.

Discography

With Frank Zappa

  • Over-Nite Sensation - 1973
  • Apostrophe (') - 1974
  • Roxy & Elsewhere - 1974
  • Bongo Fury - 1975 (Captain Beefheart appears on this album as well)
  • Studio Tan - 1978
  • Sleep Dirt - 1979
  • You Can't Do That on Stage Anymore, Vol. 1 - 1988
  • Broadway the Hard Way - 1989
  • The Best Band You Never Heard in Your Life - 1991
  • You Can't Do That on Stage Anymore, Vol. 4 - 1991
  • Make a Jazz Noise Here - 1991
  • Beat the Boots - 1992
    • Unmitigated Audacity - 1974
    • Piquantique - 1973
  • You Can't Do That on Stage Anymore, Vol. 6 - 1992
  • Imaginary Diseases - 2006
  • Trance-Fusion - 2006
  • Wazoo - 2007

With Captain Beefheart

  • Shiny Beast (Bat Chain Puller) - 1978
  • Doc at the Radar Station - 1980
  • I'm Going to Do What I Wanna Do: Live at My Father's Place 1978 - 2000

With The Toshiko Akiyoshi - Lew Tabackin Big Band

  • Farewell - 1980
  • From Toshiko With Love also released as Tanuki's Night Out - 1981
  • European Memoirs - 1982

With Eric Clapton

  • The Road to Escondido - 2006

With Stu Nevitt

  • The Marion Kind - 2007

With Jon Larsen

  • Strange News From Mars - 2007

With Stan Ridgway

  • The Big Heat

With Oingo Boingo

  • Boingo Alive - 1988
  • Dark at the End of the Tunnel - 1990

With Ed Mann

  • Perfect World - 1990

Solo works

  • Entropy - 1995
  • Synthetic Division - 1995
  • Ants Can Count - 1995
  • Inception - 2010

References

  1. Bruce Fowler. IMDb.com. Retrieved on 2013-10-03.

External links

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