Joe Satriani

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Joe Satriani

Satriani in 2004
Background information
Also known as Satch
Professor Satchafunkilus
Born July 15, 1956 (1956-07-15) (age 57)
Westbury, New York
Genres Instrumental rock, hard rock, heavy metal
Occupations Musician, songwriter, producer, guitar instructor
Instruments Guitar, bass, keyboards, vocals, harmonica, banjo, harp
Years active 1978–present
Labels Sony, Epic, Relativity
Associated acts Alice Cooper, Mick Jagger, Deep Purple, Steve Vai, G3, Sammy Hagar, Chickenfoot, Jason Becker
Website Official website
Notable instruments
Ibanez Joe Satriani Signature model

Joseph Satriani (born July 15, 1956 in Westbury, New York) is an American musician. He can play different instruments. He is most well known for his work as a rock guitarist.

Early in his career, Satriani worked as a guitar teacher. Some of his former students have become famous with their guitar skills. These include Steve Vai, Larry LaLonde, Kirk Hammett, Charlie Hunter, Kevin Cadogan and Alex Skolnick.

Satriani has been important in the music made by other musicians. He was a founder of the ever-changing touring trio, G3, as well as performing in various positions with other musicians.

Awards and nominations[change | edit source]

Satriani has the second most Grammy Award nominations of any artist without winning.[1][2]

Nominations
Year Album Category
1989 "Always With Me, Always With You" Best Pop Instrumental Performance
Surfing with the Alien Best Rock Instrumental Performance
1990 "The Crush of Love" Best Rock Instrumental Performance
1991 Flying in a Blue Dream Best Rock Instrumental Performance
1993 The Extremist Best Rock Instrumental Performance
1994 "Speed of Light Best Rock Instrumental Performance
1995 "All Alone" Best Rock Instrumental Performance
1997 "(You're) My World" Best Rock Instrumental Performance
1998 "Summer Song" (Live) Best Rock Instrumental Performance
1999 "A Train of Angels" Best Rock Instrumental Performance
2001 "Until We Say Goodbye" Best Rock Instrumental Performance
2002 "Always With Me, Always With You" (Live) Best Rock Instrumental Performance from Live in San Francisco
2003 "Starry Night" Best Rock Instrumental Performance
2006 Super Colossal Best Rock Instrumental Performance
2008 "Always With Me, Always With You" (Live) Best Rock Instrumental Performance from Satriani Live!

Discography[change | edit source]

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