Joe Satriani was born on July 15, 1956, in New York. He started playing guitar at High School. Joe Satriani is one of the most influential rock guitar players of all times. Joe Satriani has been nominated for Grammy several times. Joe Satriani has sold over 7 million copies of his albums.
Satriani is a celebrated guitar tutor, with many famous guitar students including Kirk Hammett from Metallica and Steve Vai.
Joe Satriani joined Deep Purple in 1994 replacing Ritchie Blackmore. Two years later in 1996, Joe Satriani formed G3, a concert tour featuring three instrumental rock guitarists – himself, Steve Vai, and Eric Johnson.
Joe Satriani is famous for his unmatched guitar playing techniques, which some critics have defined, as robotic and sterile.
Joe Satriani has his own signature series of guitars - Ibanez JS.