Joe Satriani

Joe Satriani

Born: July 15, 1956

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Occupation: Musician, songwriter, producer

Biography: Joseph Joe Satriani is an American instrumental rock guitarist, multi-instrumentalist and multiple Grammy Award nominee. Early in his career, Satriani worked as a guitar instructor, and some of his former students have achieved fame such as Steve Vai, Larry LaLonde, Rick Hunolt, Kirk Hammett, Andy Timmons, Charlie Hunter, Kevin Cadogan and Alex Skolnick.

Source/Notes: On what he likes most about the guitar, as quoted by Metal Edge (April 1994)
Source/Notes: Advice for other musicians, as quoted by Metal Edge (April 1994)

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Source/Notes: Steve Vai about Satriani, as quoted in Joe Satriani : The Satch Tapes (1993)
Source/Notes: Discussing how he always works out parts that use pitch axis theory, as quoted in Guitar Magazine (November 1996)

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Source/Notes: In response to a question about whether he thinks fans would be shocked by Enigines of Creation, as quoted in Guitar World (May 2000)