Joe Satriani pays tribute to longtime manager Mick Brigden, who has died aged 73

Mick Brigden
(Image credit: MJJ Management)

Mick Brigden – longtime manager for Joe Satriani and road manager for a number of other high-profile music acts – has died aged 73 following an accident at his home property in Santa Rosa, California.

The news was confirmed in a statement posted to Satriani’s official website, which said, “It is with tremendous sadness that we confirm the passing of artist manager, and former Bill Graham protégé, Mick Brigden, on September 5.”

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Matt Owen
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Matt is a Senior Staff Writer, writing for Guitar World, Guitarist and Total Guitar. He has a Masters in the guitar, a degree in history, and has spent the last 16 years playing everything from blues and jazz to indie and pop. When he’s not combining his passion for writing and music during his day job, Matt records for a number of UK-based bands and songwriters as a session musician.