|Birth name||Jacob Huber Slichter|
|Born||April 5, 1961|
|Occupation(s)||Musician, drummer, Writing Professor at Sarah Lawrence College|
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. Kirkus Reviews wrote that "few first-person memoirs of the rock biz are as smart, honest, and entertaining as this tart, incisive work."
- "CNN.com - The strange life of a rock star - Jul 6, 2004". www.cnn.com.
- McMurtry, James (June 13, 2004). "Sex? No. Drugs? No. Panic Attacks? Yes" – via NYTimes.com.
- "SO YOU WANNA BE A ROCK & ROLL STAR | Kirkus Reviews" – via www.kirkusreviews.com.
- Jacob by Jacob homepage
- NPR: Drummer's Book Takes Shine off Rock-Star Life
- Finding His Way: Jacob Slichter of Semisonic (Part I), An Interview by Richard Fulco, Construction Magazine, June 7, 2012
- Finding His Way: Jacob Slichter of Semisonic (Part II), An Interview by Richard Fulco, Construction Magazine, June 14, 2012
- "Jacob Slichter"