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Thomas W. Fowler (born June 10, 1951) is an American bass guitarist and upright bassist. 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 can be heard on trombone in The Mothers (as in the album Roxy & Elsewhere) and his other brother Walt Fowler was also a horn player for Zappa.

Tom attended UCLA at least in the 1966-1967 school year.

He also recorded albums with Air Pocket, a band including his siblings among others.

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