sábado, 16 de julio de 2016

Joe Satriani cumple 60 años

Joe "Satch" Satriani (Westbury, Nueva York, 15 de julio de 1956) es un guitarrista de rock instrumental estadounidense. Ha recibido 15 nominaciones a los Premios Grammy y ha vendido más de 10 millones de discos en todo el mundo. Según otros guitarristas ha conseguido dominar casi todas las técnicas de ejecución de su instrumento, incluyendo tapping a dos manos, sweep picking, volume swells y tap harmonics. Además es reconocido como un gran profesor de guitarra, entre cuyos alumnos se incluyen:
 Steve Vai, Alex Skolnick, Andy Timmons, Marty Friedman, Reb Beach, Rick Hunolt, Charlie Hunter y Kirk Hammett.


 Joseph "Joe" Satriani (born July 15, 1956) is an American instrumental rock guitarist and multi-instrumentalist. 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. 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. In 1988, Satriani was recruited by Mick Jagger as lead guitarist for his first solo tour. Satriani briefly toured with Deep Purple as the lead 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. His G3 collaborators have included Vai, LaLonde, Timmons, Steve Lukather, John Petrucci, Eric Johnson, Yngwie Malmsteen, Brian May, Patrick Rondat, Paul Gilbert, Adrian Legg, Kenny Wayne Shepherd, Steve Morse and Robert Fripp. Satriani has been the guitarist for the supergroup Chickenfoot since joining the band in 2008.

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