Thom Gimbel Hard rock Artist

Thom gimbel

Thomas Gimbel (born in Boston) is an US musician and multi-instrumentalist, best known as member of the rock band Foreigner. Не started to play drums with his own band in Boston. Later got interested in saxophone. He played flute and guitar at Northfield Mount Hermon School in a band called Your Sister's A** with Matt Thurber (drums who later played in The Rings, Travis Hudelson (drums who later played with Rich Deans), Jim Steinwedell (lead guitar who later played in Panzer [CA]), Steven Harriman (lead guitar), and Robert Burns (bass). In the following year he continued to play in bands at school, applying to music schools on the east coast. After high school, Gimbel attended the Berklee College of Music in Boston where he majored in performance (flute). Не met guitarist John Butcher with whom he toured the United States. He played with Butcher for a few years. Gimbel became a touring musician with Aerosmith from 1989 until 1995, performing keyboards, saxophone, percussion, and backing vocals. During this time, he appeared in a "Wayne's World" sketch on Saturday Night Live, and in the movie Wayne's World 2, where they performed two songs.

Personal details

United States of America


1. Berklee College of Music Colleges/University

Berklee College of Music, located in Boston, Massachusetts, is the largest independent college of contemporary music in the world. Known primarily as a school for jazz, rock and popular music, it also offers college-level courses in a wide range of contemporary and historic styles, including hip hop, reggae, salsa, and bluegrass. To date, 99 Berklee alumni have received 221 Grammy Awards, popular music's highest honor.

Type Private school
2012. 243 mil. $
Institution colors
1140 Boylston St, 02215 - Boston, Massachusetts
2012. 4,402
2010. 4,275
2009. 4,145
Acceptance rate
2012. 19.2 %
2010. 28.0 %
Local tuition
2014. 37.8 K $
2010. 31.3 K $
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People attended Berklee College of Music connected by profession and/or age

b. 1969., Hard rock Artist
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Musical acts

1.Foreigner Hard rock, Heavy metal, Soft rock, Rock and roll, Pop rock, Rock music

1992 - 1993

Foreigner is a British-American rock band, originally formed in 1976 by veteran English musician Mick Jones and fellow Briton and ex-King Crimson member Ian McDonald along with American vocalist Lou Gramm. Jones came up with the band's name as he, McDonald and Dennis Elliott were English, while Gramm, Al Greenwood and Ed Gagliardi were American. Their biggest hit single, "I Want to Know What Love Is", topped the UK and US Charts among others. They are one of the world’s best-selling bands of all time with worldwide sales of more than 80 million records, including 37.5 million albums in the United States alone.

Member history

Member Role Start End
Horn, Saxophone, Drums, Guitar, Reeds, Keyboard, Backing Vocals, Flute 1976 1980
Backing Vocals, Bass guitar 1976 1979
Backing Vocals, Percussion, Drums 1976 1991
Lead Vocals, Percussion 1976 1990
Keyboard, Synthesizer 1976 1980
Bass, Lead guitar, Vocals, Keyboard, Synthesizer 1976
1979 1991
Mark Rivera
Backing Vocals, Keyboard, Saxophone, Guitar, Flute 1981 1988
Synthesizer, Keyboard, Backing Vocals, Guitar 1981 1988
Lead Vocals, Guitar 1990 1992
Mark Schulman
1992 2012
Bass guitar, Backing Vocals 1992 2003
Keyboard, Synthesizer, Backing Vocals 1992
Guitar, Keyboard, Flute, Saxophone, Backing Vocals 1992 1993
Drums, Backing Vocals, Percussion 1998 2000
Drums, Percussion 2002 2003
Bass guitar, Backing Vocals 2004
Lead Vocals, Percussion 2005
Percussion, Backing Vocals, Drums 2005 2008
Keyboard, Synthesizer 2007 2008
Synthesizer, Backing Vocals, Keyboard 2008
Lead guitar 2010
Jason Sutter
Percussion, Drums 2010 2011
Lead guitar 2011
Bruce Watson
Lead guitar 2011
Percussion, Backing Vocals, Drums 2011
Percussion, Drums September, 2012


Album title Released Type
Foreigner 1977 Studio album
Double Vision 1978 Studio album
Head Games 1979 Studio album
4 1981 Studio album
Inside Information 1987 Studio album
Unusual Heat 1991 Studio album
Mr. Moonlight 1994 Studio album
Can't Slow Down 2009 Studio album


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