NAME: ALEX SKOLNICK
YEARS PLAYING: 23
STYLE:Many styles, mainly jazz, worldmusic, fusion, but have played a lot of metal & rock.
GEAR : Depending ont he gig
GUITARS: jazz-Heritage H575 (Hollowbody Electric)
rock-Gibson les Paul (reissue 1960 Goldtop)
acoustic-Martin JC16GTE (Steel Sring) Montalvo Flamenco (Nylon String)
Most practicing done on Gibson 1976 Blond L5 (HollowBody Electric)
Tech 21 Trademark 60, Rivera 212 Combo
Tech 21 Acoustic D1
Eventide H3000, Rocktron Intellifex
Prescription Electronics Experience Pedal ADA Flange Pedal, Ernie Ball
Old Tascam Portal 4-Track which keeps breaking down. I really need to upgrade. –
ENDORSEMENTS: GHS Strings, Tech 21, Rivera
CURRENT AND UPCOMING PROJECTS: ALEX SKOLNICK TRIO Debut album Goodbye To Romance: Standards For A New Generation On tour Fall 2002.
FAVORITE GUITARIST: There are too many. But if I have to name one: Pat Metheny.
MOST UNDERATED PLAYERS: Bireli Lagrene. Jimmy Herring, Paul Bollenback, Vic Juris, Randy Johnston. All have albums. Check them out.
BEST MUSICIAN YOU’VE EVER SEEN: Hard to name the best musician Iâ?Tve seen. But Iâ?Tll say Egberto Gismonte (Brazilian 10 string guitarist and pianist)
FOUR WORDS THAT BEST DESCRIBES WHAT YOU WANT TO GET ACROSS IN YOUR PLAYING: Honesty, soul, depth, passion
YOUR HERO: Miles Davis
ULTIMATE GOAL: To go against the grain and have fun in the process.
YOUR CONTACT ADDRESS: firstname.lastname@example.org