As a bassist or producer Thomas has worked with Ysaye Barnwell (Sweet Honey in the Rock), Peter Yarrow (Peter, Paul and Mary), Jermaine Jackson (Jackson 5), Anthony Braxton, the Sun Ra Arkestra, Yah Ya Abdul Majid's Harmolodica and Cee Knowledge of the Grammy award-winning Digable Planets.  When Thomas isn't writing or playing music, he's a management consultant and lawyer.