“It’s one of my favorites to play,” Satch says of the early Eighties tune.
“It’s traumatic to stand on the side of the stage and watch him get through it. At the end of the song, I’m the one sweating." — Joe Satriani
In this bite-sized lesson, Joe Satriani provides some useful exercises for improving your legato technique.
If you've ever needed more evidence that the majority of a guitar player's "sound" is in their fingers...
Satch dishes on how to approach crafting a melodic line for either a song’s theme or an improvised solo.
"Being a kid from New York I found his entire approach kind of exotic." Joe Satriani on the influence of Jethro Tull's Martin Barre on his playing.
Satch will be joined by Neal Schon, Rick Nielsen, Kiko Loureiro, Lari Basilio, Bumblefoot, Carlos Alomar and more for four days and nights of pure guitar pleasure in Palm Springs, CA this January.
The guitarists will be joined by Neal Schon, Bumblefoot, Lari Basilio, Kiko Loureiro, Doug Doppler and Carlos Alomar for four days and nights of pure guitar pleasure in Palm Springs, CA this January.