Jacob Slichter

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Jacob Slichter
Birth name Jacob Huber Slichter
Born (1961-05-04) May 4, 1961 (age 57)
Boston, Massachusetts
Genres Alternative rock
Occupation(s) Musician, drummer, Writing Professor at Sarah Lawrence College
Instruments Drums, Piano
Years active 1993–present
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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