“I’m always focusing on melody and unique harmonies, and I try to bring in people who will enhance the rhythmic approach”
born July 15, 1956, Westbury, New York
Joseph Satriani is an American instrumental rock guitarist and multi-instrumentalist, considered by many one of the greatest guitar player of all time. Early in his career, Satriani worked as a guitar instructor, with many of his former students achieving fame, such as Steve Vai, Larry LaLonde, Rick Hunolt, Kirk Hammett, Andy Timmons, Charlie Hunter, Kevin Cadogan, and Alex Skolnick; he then went on to have a successful solo music career.
Joe Satriani – Always With Me, Always With You
In 1988, Satriani was recruited by Mick Jagger as lead guitarist for his first solo tour. Satriani briefly toured with Deep Purple as the guitarist, joining shortly after the departure of Ritchie Blackmore in November 1993. He has worked with a range of guitarists during the G3 tour, which he founded in 1995. Satriani has been the guitarist for the supergroup Chickenfoot since joining the band in 2008.
Joe Satriani – Made of Tears (2006)
He is a 15-time Grammy Award nominee and has sold over 10 million albums, making him the biggest-selling instrumental rock guitarist of all time.
Joe Satriani – Flying In a Blue Dream (2006)