Biography of Joe Satriani - Master Guitar World

Joe Satriani - Master Guitar World
  Joe Satriani

Joseph "Joe" Satriani or 'Satch "was born in Westbury, New York, on July 15, 1956. Joe Satriani is a mixture of Italian Americans, his grandfather from the father of my grandmother came from Piacenza and propagators derived from the mother side of Bari. Satriani was inspired to play guitar at the age of fourteen years after the death of Jimi Hendrik. He heard the news in the middle of football practice, and he was against his coach and announced that he stopped playing football and going to be a guitarist.

In 1974, Satriani studied music view Jazz guitarist Billy Bauer and with reclusive jazz pianist Lennie a Tristano. Technical demands Satriani Tristano greatly affect the game. He began teaching guitar, and his foremost disciple of the time was Steve Vai who was a fellow Original Long Island. While teaching Vai, he attended five schools of music at the time. In 1978, he moved to Berkeley, California to pursue a music career. Soon after arriving in California, he continued to teach guitar. His pupils include Steve Vai, Kirk Hammett of Metallica is now the lead guitarist, guitarist David Bryson Counting Crows, Kevin Cadogan of Third Eye Blind, Larry Lalonde of Primus / Possessed, Alex Skolnick of Testament, Rick Hunolt former Exodus, Phil Kettner of Lääz Rockit, Geoff Tyson of T-Ride, Charlie Hunter and David Turin.

In 1980, Satriani's start playing with the band based in San Francisco called The Squares, and continues to turn, builds a network that made him join the Greg Kihn band, which at the time it is declining career, but very happy to help pay off Satiani credit card debts from making his first album. When his friend and pupil Steve Vai reached its heyday playing with David Lee Roth in 1986, Vai raved about Satriani often in several interviews with guitar magazines, including an interview with Guitar World magazine. In 1987, Satriani's second album "Surfing With The Alien" became hits on radio stations and reaches the highest position for the album are just instruments only (no vocals) at the time. In 1988 Satriani helped meproduseri EP Death Metal band Possessed.

In 1988, Satriani was recruited by Mig on Jagger as lead guitarist on his first solo tour. Satriani then in 1994 became its Lead guitarist of Deep Purple. Satriani has worked with many guitarists of various genres, including Steve Vai, John Petrucci, Eric Johnson, Larry Lalonde, Yngwie Malmsteen, Brian May, Patrick Rondat, Andy Timmons, Paul Gilbert, Adrian Legg, and Robert Fripp through the annual G3 concert hours. Satriani is now the lead guitarist for a supergroup called Chickenfoot.

In 1988 Satriani released the album Crystal Planet, which again has a sound like the color of his works in the 1980's past. The album was followed by Engines Of Creation, one of the album is very experimental with his sound elektronica.

In 1989, Satriani released the album Flying In A Blue Dream. He said that the album was inspired by the death of his father, who died in 1989 during the making of this album. Songs in this album much in use in various films and commercials such as "One Big Rush" in use in the movie Say Anything soundtrack ... its Cameron Crowe, "The Forgotten Part II" in use in a commercial Labatt Blue in Canada in 1993, "Can not Slow Down" In the life of the car chase movie that starred Don Johnson in Nash Bridges entitled.

In 1992, Satriani released The Extremist which is the most commercially successful album to date. Radio stations across the country immediately picked up "Summer Song" is getting more attention from Sony who campaigned for this album through their CD portable "Discman". "Crying", "Friends" also became hits on American radio stations at that time.

In late 1993, Satriani joined Deep Purple as a temporary replacement for Ritchie Blackmore during the band's tour in Japan. The concert was a huge success and offered Satriani Deep Purple as their permanent guitarist, but Satriani refused, arguing that he has signed a contract to manufacture a solo album with Sony, so Steve Morse took place as a guitarist in Deep Purple.

In 1996 Satriani formed G3, which contains three Instrumental Rock Guitarist. Its original line up was Joe Satriani, Steve Vai and Eric Johnson. G3 tour continues after the celebration of one year. Where only Satriani is the only permanent member, but still accompanied by guitarist second and third with a variety of other guitarists. Guitarists who've played at G3 include: Yngwie J Malmsteen, John Petrucci, Kenny Wayne Shepperd, Robert Fripp, Andy Timmons, Uli Jon Roth, Michael Schenker, Adrian Legg and Paul

Over the next few years Satriani regularly recorded and released the album, including Strange Beautiful Music in 2002, and Is There Love In Space in 2004. In May 2005 Satriani was a concert tour India for his first time, the cities visited on this tour are Delhi, Kolkata and Mumbai. In 2006, Satriani released the Super Collosal and Satriani Live!, Two-disc album and DVD the other was recorded on May 3, 2006 at Groove in Anaheim California.

On August 7, 2007 Epic re-released Surfing With The Alien to celebrate 20 years of its release this album. This album includes a two-disc re-release and a DVD featuring performances Montreoux Live at the Jazz Festival in 1988 which has never been seen before. Album Satriani Professor Satchafunkilus And next is The musterion Of Rock which was released on April 1, 2008. On February 2, 2010 Satriani released a Live DVD that was recorded in Paris entitled "Live In Paris: I Just Wanna Rock" and is a two CD set.

In March 2010 Satriani joined with several guitarists to show Hendrik Tribute Experience Tour, which featured songs written by the inspiration of Hendrik. Satriani in May 2010 announced that he will enter the studio to record a solo album next Satriani released his 14th studio album which was given the title of Black Swans And Wormhole Wizards on October 5, 2010.

On December 4, 2004, Satriani's copyright infringement lawsuit against Coldplay, Satriani claims that the song is Coldplay's "Viva La Vida" take a substantial portion of the Satriani song titled If I Could Fly from his 2004 album Is There Love In Space?. The Coldplay song won "Song Of The Year" and Coldplay has denied the allegations. Finally, the settlement is not taken is determined by both parties.

Satriani be recognized as a guitarist with an advanced technique, and is a guitar virtuoso. He has mastered many performance techniques on this one instrument, including Legato, Two Handed Tapping and Tapping Arpeggio, Volumes swells, harmonics, and Whammy Bar Extreme Effect. One of its Trade Mark compositional trairs is the use of Pitch Axis Theory, which in its use in various modes. When the parts wear quickly Satriani Legato (in the can from the Hammer On and Off pulls) which produces a very smooth flow. He is also proficient in various types such as the rapid pace swip alternate picking and picking, but rarely in pergunakannya.

Satriani has sold more than 10 million albums worldwide and has received a Grammy nomination as much as 14 times. Many fans and friends call him by his nickname "Satch" Satriani is an abbreviation of

Joe Satriani has been supported by Ibanez and Peavey JSX amplifier. Both are made for specific signature Satriani. Ibanez JS 100 is essentially, then replace it with an Ibanez 540 Radius model that is endorsed by the beginning of Satriani. However, Satriani uses a lot of other tools, most guitar-guitar made by Ibanez, including the JS 1000 and JS 1200. These guitars use a DiMarzio PAF Pro (which he used until 1993 in the neck and bridge positions). DiMarzio Fred (which he used in the position of the years 1993 to 2005 Bridge), and Mo 'Joe and PAF Joe (which he used in Bridge and Neck from 2005 to date). JS signature is a signature of his property with the JS 1000, JS 1200, JS2400, JSBDG, and JS20th, using Double Edge Locking Tremolo Ibanez original. JS 100 and JS120s using Edge 3 Tremolo Bridge from Ibanez. 1600 JS Bridge wearing merging with without tremolo guitar. The most frequent guitar he used during the 1990's is chrome-finished guitars that were called "Chrome-Boy". This guitar can be viewed on the DVD Live In San Francisco. However, the guitar's most often used for concerts are the guitars that were called as "Pearly" Pearly Gates with Seymour Duncan pick ups.

Satriani also uses a lot of other JS models such as the JS double neck model, JS700 who wore fixed bridge, P-90 pickups, and the appropriate body and neck made of Mahagony wood, JS6/JS600 (natural body), JS1 (the original JS model of ), JS2000 (fixed bridge model), and various types JS100s JS1000s and JS1200s with standard paint, and a large number of other prototype js. All Edge double locking Edge Tremolo bridge is original, not the latest model. Joe also plays the guitar strings 7-red which is the JS model as well.

Satriani also uses a lot of amp models, using Marshall as the main amplifier, (especially the model of limited edition blue colored 6100 LM) until 2001, and ampi of his signature Peavey, the Peavey JSX. Peavey JSX started its life as a prototype of the Peavey XXX and in the wake of a Joe Satriani signature model. Satriani also uses a variety of models like Peavey amplfier 5150 (in use to record the album Crystal Planet), Conford, Mesa Boogie Mark IIc + (in use to record the album Flying In A Blue Dream) among all of them he is often behind the use Marshall JVM series.

Its Effect Pedal Vox Wah including, Dunlop Cry Baby, RMC Wizard wah, DigiTech Whammy, BK Butler Tube Driver, Boss DS-1, BOSS CH-1, BOSS CE-2, BOSS DD-2 and Standard BOSS DD-3, BOSS BF-3, BOSS OC-2, Barber Burn Drive Unit, Fulltone Deja Vibe, Fulltone Ultimate Octave, and Electro Harmonix PTA (Polyphonic Octave Generator). Satriani is also partnered with Planet Waves to create a guitar pick and guitar strap with hand painting.

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