Bernard Fowler is a versatile singer, songwriter, producer and instrumentalist. He has had the privilege of being in the Rolling Stones family since 1988, performing as a background singer and percussionist. Bernard has toured around the world many times with the Stones and has appeared on 14 of their albums. He has also appeared on the solo projects of Mick Jagger, Keith Richards, provided lead vocals on two jazz albums with Charlie Watts, and produced, wrote and performed on two albums for Ronnie Wood.
Born and raised in NYC, Bernard was as a founding member of the acclaimed New York Citi Peech Boys, the band that launched his career in the early 80’s. Bernard’s performance on the Peech Boys hit Don’t Make Me Wait remains one of the most widely sampled vocal tracks of all time. Since then, Bernard has worked with a wide range of music acts, from providing lead vocals for Herbie Hancock’s Rock-It band, to performing on the albums of artists as diverse as Bootsy Collins, Philip Glass, Alice Cooper, Michael Buble, and many more.
Bernard’s second solo album titled The Bura will be released in late 2014. He is currently working on a spoken word album.