Name: Joseph Satriani (“Satch”)
Born: 15th July 1956, New York
- Mick Jagger’s lead guitarist (Jagger’s solo tour)
- Deep Purple
- G3 (touring collaboration with guitarists such as Steve Vai, Eric Johnson, Robert Fripp, Kenny Wayne Shepherd, Adrian Legg, Ule Jon Roth, Michel Schenker and Brian May)
Style: Rock (“virtuoso”).
Trivia: Probably one of the most famous guitar teachers around… taught at a San Francisco music store for 10 years where he instructed the likes of Kirk Hammett, Steve Vai and David Bryson (Counting Crows).
Weapon(s) of Choice: Ibanez JS series guitars (6 and 7 string models), Marshall and Peavey amps, Vox effects pedals (signature range including a wah-wah pedal and a distortion pedal known as the “Satchurator”).