JOE SATRIANI On The Success Of His Former Students - "They Had The Most Important Element, Which Was The Rage And The Drive To Create Music That Was Different Than My Generation"
June 9, 2018, 12 days ago
Guitar legend Joe Satriani recently guested on the Radio Forrest Podcast, aired via 96.9 The Eagle. He discussed the G3 tour, working with Def Leppard guitarist Phil Collen, teaching Metallica guitarist Kirk Hammett, and the birth of Chickenfoot.
As reported by Guitar World, Satriani became the latest recipient of the prestigious SENA European Guitar Award at a ceremony and concert in Gebouw-T in Bergen op Zoom, the Netherlands. The award recognizes the musical contributions of legendary guitar players and pioneers. Previous recipients include Brian May, Steve Lukather, Slash and Satriani's longtime friend—and former student—Steve Vai.
In the clip below, guitar legend Steve Vai congratulates Satriani on receiving the award as only he can: