Jacob Slichter

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Jacob Slichter
Birth name Jacob Huber Slichter
Born (1961-05-04) May 4, 1961 (age 53)
Boston, Massachusetts
Genres Alternative rock
Occupation(s) Musician, drummer
Instruments Drums
Years active 1993–
Labels MCA
Associated acts Semisonic

Jacob Slichter (born Jacob Huber Slichter, April 5, 1961) is an American musician.

Slichter, the son of physicist Charles Slichter, was born in Boston, Massachusetts. He graduated from Harvard with a degree in African American studies and history. He is the drummer for the Minneapolis based rock band, Semisonic.

Slichter, in 2004, wrote So You Wanna Be a Rock & Roll Star (ISBN 0-7679-1470-8), a book that details his experiences as a member of Semisonic and their journey through the recording industry.

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