Stu Hamm Band with Alex Skolnick, Kenny Grohowski and Ofer Assaf

July 11-12



Stu Hamm Band with Alex Skolnick, Kenny Grohowski and Ofer Assaf



Appearing July 11-12

As one of today’s leading bassists, Hamm has released four critically-acclaimed studio recordings. On Radio Free Albemuth (1988), Kings Of Sleep (1989), The Urge (1991), and Outbound (2000), Hamm showcased his unique style of playing the bass as a lead instrument both within a solo environment and various ensemble formats on a genre-spanning spectrum of repertoire that merged rock, jazz, fusion, classical, country, and urban sounds.

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Alex has also been active in blending music with works of art and literature. In 2007, he contributed a solo for Egyptian artist Nader Sadek’s project, “Faceless.” The song was only to be heard in a Chelsea art gallery in Manhattan . In 2012, he performed live at the Feature Inc Gallery in New York’s Lower East Side, for a musical interpretation of the works of visual artist Douglas Melini. He is currently working on a musical spoken-word project “The Bestiary” with author Bradford Morrow. He also has an upcoming World Music-Art-Ecology-Architecture project, Planetary Coalition, which was kick-started at Union Square in June 2012, at the annual Make Music New York Festival, sponsored by Guitar World Magazine.