Joe Satriani, one of the most accomplished guitar players in the world, was born in 1956 in New York. He is considered as the guitar god who has been the ultimate inspiration for millions of guitar players in the world. He taught many beginner and advance-level guitarists who in fact with the passage of time become great guitars of the world. Some of his former students include Steve Vai, John Petrucci, Kevin Cadogan, Andy Timmons, Kirk Hammett, Larry LaLonde, and Charlie Hunter. Joe has been a well known blues and rock guitarist, music composer and multi-instrumentalist who started playing guitar in 1971 when he was 14.
Satriani has always been trying to experiment with music. He prefers to play on blues notes which are technically very different from common forms and patterns. He has released a number of albums since 1986 which include “Not Of This Earth” (1986), “Flying In A Blue Dream” (1989), “Joe Satriani “(1995), “Strange Beautiful Music “(2002), and “Unstoppable Momentum” (2013). Up to now, satriani has released more than 28 albums which strongly demonstrate instrumental music.
Satriani got the ultimate inspiration from the legends like Jimi Hendrix, Eric Clapton and other great musicians. But Satriani always adore Jimi Hendrix as being the best sort of inspiration for him.
Satriani toured many parts of the world even in India for live concerts. His participation in concerts is considered great by millions of his fans around the globe. Satriani is considered the most technically enriched guitar player in the world who has mastered performance styles on electric guitars. The way he plays tapping, arpeggios, legato and controls guitar tremolo, volume knobs and processors are mind-blowing and sometimes unbelievable. His picking styles are also awesome. Satriani is one of the best guitarists in the world today whose stage performance gives the ultimate enjoyment.
Satriani is present in many musical festival and guitar shows. G3 was the live concert that was published by Epic Records. The live concert featured Joe Satriani, Eric Johnson and Steve Vai. But later on, the trend of G3 went on. In 2006 Steve Vai and Petrucci took part in G3 in Melbourne.