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Joe Satriani

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Joseph Satriani (born July 15, 1956) is an American guitarist, composer, songwriter, and guitar teacher. Early in his career, Satriani worked as a guitar instructor, with many of his former students achieving fame, including 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 bestselling instrumental rock guitarist of all time.In 1988, Satriani was recruited by Mick Jagger as lead guitarist for his first solo tour. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Joe Satriani has received more than 3,667,328 page views. His biography is available in 48 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 46 in 2019). Joe Satriani is the 202nd most popular musician, the 1,193rd most popular biography from United States (down from 1,174th in 2019) and the 57th most popular American Musician.

Joe Satriani is a famous guitarist who has released many albums and written many songs. His most famous album is Surfing with the Alien.

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Among musicians, Joe Satriani ranks 202 out of 2,662Before him are Jaco Pastorius, Violeta Parra, Rory Gallagher, Giovanni Battista Viotti, Maria João Pires, and Georges Prêtre. After him are Nelson Freire, Pete Seeger, Jean-Marie Leclair, Dinu Lipatti, Klaus Nomi, and Dolores O'Riordan.

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Among people born in 1956, Joe Satriani ranks 30Before him are Martina Navratilova, Chris Isaak, Kim Cattrall, Imelda Staunton, Danny Boyle, and Giuseppe Tornatore. After him are Katerina Sakellaropoulou, Geena Davis, Dalia Grybauskaitė, Marc Dutroux, Leslie Cheung, and Larry Bird.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Joe Satriani ranks 1,193 out of 18,182Before him are Frank Sheeran (1920), Dennis Quaid (1954), Wallace Carothers (1896), David J. Wineland (1944), George Benson (1943), and Etta James (1938). After him are Elizabeth Montgomery (1933), Andrew Garfield (1983), Morgan Fairchild (1950), Fred Trump (1905), Paul Krugman (1953), and Avery Brundage (1887).

Among MUSICIANS In United States

Among musicians born in United States, Joe Satriani ranks 57Before him are Keith Jarrett (1945), Chris Isaak (1956), Jerry Lee Lewis (1935), Alicia Keys (1981), Muddy Waters (1913), and Jaco Pastorius (1951). After him are Pete Seeger (1919), Snoop Dogg (1971), Lenny Kravitz (1964), Bill Haley (1925), Duff McKagan (1964), and J. J. Cale (1938).

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