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 3,192,404 page views. His biography is available in 46 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 44 in 2019). Joe Satriani is the 202nd most popular musician (up from 257th in 2019), the 1,175th most popular biography from United States (up from 1,363rd in 2019) and the 58th 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 2,675Before him are Ian Paice, Stéphane Grappelli, Dinu Lipatti, Ian Curtis, Keith Moon, and Joe Jackson. After him are Toots Thielemans, Clara Haskil, György Cziffra, Jean-Marie Leclair, Brian Eno, and Lalo Schifrin.

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Among people born in 1956, Joe Satriani ranks 31Before him are Dalia Grybauskaitė, Martina Navratilova, Chris Isaak, Geena Davis, Danny Boyle, and Ian Curtis. After him are Eric Roberts, Maria Teresa, Grand Duchess of Luxembourg, Anthony Bourdain, Leslie Cheung, Steve Harris, and Aileen Wuornos.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Joe Satriani ranks 1,175 out of 15,968Before him are Cormac McCarthy (1933), Frederick Herzberg (1923), Harrison Schmitt (1935), Raymond A. Spruance (1886), Will Durant (1885), and Alonzo Church (1903). After him are Tess Gerritsen (1953), Elisha Otis (1811), Carl Woese (1928), Shia LaBeouf (1986), Phil Spector (1939), and Donna Reed (1921).

Among MUSICIANS In United States

Among musicians born in United States, Joe Satriani ranks 58Before him are Chris Isaak (1956), Lionel Richie (1949), Pete Seeger (1919), Alicia Keys (1981), J. J. Cale (1938), and Joe Jackson (1928). After him are Israel Kamakawiwoʻole (1959), Eddie Cochran (1938), Fats Domino (1928), Ike Turner (1931), Art Blakey (1919), and Count Basie (1904).

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