Band, *1960 US
American jazz percussionist and hand drummer. Born in Miami, Florida. Be aware there exists a different Bobby Thomas (2) - American jazz drummer Besides Weather Report, Thomas played with The Zawinul Syndicate, Jaco Pastorius' Word of Mouth band, and individual artists including Stan Getz, David Sanborn, Carlos Santana, Eddie Harris, Branford Marsalis, Herbie Mann, Ahmad Jamal and Roberto Perera. World artists he has played with include sitar player Amitava Chatterjee, and African artist Vinx.