Bernard Fowler’s talents as a singer, songwriter, producer, and instrumentalist have resonated through the span of his extraordinary career in the music industry. He has appeared on over 30 albums, most recently focusing his artistic energy on his solo project Friends with Privileges, which he released in 2006. This critically acclaimed effort draws from his diverse influences and exercises his wide-ranging, powerful vocals while coupling his unique brand of rock with stylish grooves.
Fowler’s first success in the music industry came early in his career as a trailblazer of house music in the garage music era. As a member of the New York Citi Peech Boys, he started his trend of musical experimentation with the club hit "Don’t Make Me Wait." While collaborating with Herbie Hancock on Hancock’s album Future Shock (1983), he began his long-standing relationship Mick Jagger, contributing to Jagger's solo album She’s the Boss (1985). Fowler went on to appear on every Rolling Stones album from 1989’s Steel Wheels to 2008’s Shine A Light.
Fowler has lent his inspired vocals to solo albums for Keith Richards and Ron Wood, as well as fronting two jazz albums for Charlie Watts and producing two albums for Ron Wood. He has toured with The Rolling Stones to every continent, performing for massive audiences the world over. He has also worked with members of Pearl Jam, Def Leppard, The Red Hot Chili Peppers, and The Neville Brothers, as well as recorded and performed with Yoko Ono, Duran Duran, Herb Albert, Nicklebag, Robert Plant, Living Colour, Sly & Robbie, Johnnie Johnson, and Bootsy Collins. While working on his next solo project, he continues to record and tour with The Rolling Stones, Tackhead, Bad Dog, and Band 2.