Drummer best known for his work with singer Elvis Costello. He also performed with Chilli Willi and the Red Hot Peppers.
Early in his career, he was a session drummer on such Graham Parker albums as Burning Questions and Struck By Lightning.
He performed on Figure 8, a 2000 album by Elliott Smith.
He grew up in Hillsborough, Sheffield, England. He married Cynthia Bailey in July of 2011.
Acclaimed musician Tom Waits highly praised Thomas' drumming skills.