Alex Skolnick Trio

January 14, 2019 @ 8:00 pm
Blues Alley
1073 Wisconsin Ave NW
DC 20007
$25 (Plus $12 Minimum and $5 Fee)

The guitarist Alex Skolnick is probably best known as the guitarist of the punishing thrash metal band (think Metallica) Testament and helped define the sound of thrash in the Bay Area. It’s no surprise that in his work with his namesake jazz trio, Mr. Skolnick is best known for playing arrangements of standards from the rock and metal songbook by groups like Black Sabbath and Scorpions. As a jazz guitarist, educated at the New School, Mr. Skolnick’s tone embodies the oscillating ambient and dense, fusionist textures of the New York scene. Two separate sets at 8 and 10 p.m.



Jackson Sinnenberg

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Jackson Sinnenberg is an Associate Producer for SiriusXM and a freelance writer. His work has appeared in the JazzTimes. NPR Music,, the Washington City Paper and On Tap Magazine and the blog of Smithsonian Folkways Records. He previously covered the city’s music scene for WGTB, Georgetown University’s radio station, where he was a show host, writer, and columnist. He graduated from Georgetown with a bachelor’s degree in American Musical Culture. Read him at Follow him at @sinnenbergmusic.