Maurice "Bowtie" Farmer, Jr.
Warriors: Dran Michael 6 (2017)
The Warrior company is not just my go to bass guitar equipment, but also my family. Warrior is my main instrument that I prefer for travel with.
Maurice Bowtie Farmer, Jr. was born and raised in Memphis, TN. Music has always been part of his life, started out playing tenor saxophone, piano and drums, and trombone. At the age of 15, Mr. Bowtie in which the name was given later in his career for always wearing a bowtie and on the neck of His bass guitars, was offered an opportunity to play on the David letterman show in 1998, followed by an invitation to play in that years Macy’s Thanksgiving Parade. While still in High School, Maurice traveled and played 150+ dates a year. During Maurice’s college career at Tennessee State University, he was offered the opportunity to be part of an amazing production with celebrities, Johnny Gill, Shirley Murdock, Lloyd, Robin Givens, Wendy Raquel Robinson, Jermaine Crawford, Clifton Powell, and Keith Robinson in the Alvin Moores’ Hit stage plays “When the lights go out” and “A Mother’s Prayer”. Maurice’s career has landed many prominent opportunities including playing with Trinity 5:7 for the Dove awards, playing beside Blake Rayne and Seth Greene in the movie “The Identical” starring Ashley Judd and Ray Liotta, Higher Dimensions Conference (Cathedral of Praise, Vicki Winans, Donnie McClurkin, Joe Johnson, Derrick Jackson) and performances with Bruno Speight of SOS BAND. Maurice now owns his own music Duo with his wife and they travel all over Asia, Middle Eastern counties, Islands, Europe and even the Caribbean while playing 300+ days a year in 5 Star hotels, 5 star restaurants, luxury casinos and cruise ships.