Steve Vai and Joe Satriani have played together countless times in their lives - from when they were teens (and Joe was Steve’s guitar teacher) to today, when they frequently perform together onstage.
This video offers a rare look at the two virtuosos jamming together in the studio and telling stories.
The undated clip shows them in Vai’s Harmony Hut studio, and it offers an intimate look at how they share ideas and work back and forth in the process of creating music.
You can check out the amazing video above.
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Christopher Scapelliti is editor-in-chief of Guitar Player magazine, the world’s longest-running guitar magazine, founded in 1967. In his extensive career, he has authored in-depth interviews with such guitarists as Pete Townshend, Slash, Billy Corgan, Jack White, Elvis Costello and Todd Rundgren, and audio professionals including Beatles engineers Geoff Emerick and Ken Scott. He is the co-author of Guitar Aficionado: The Collections: The Most Famous, Rare, and Valuable Guitars in the World, a founding editor of Guitar Aficionado magazine, and a former editor with Guitar World, Guitar for the Practicing Musician and Maximum Guitar. Apart from guitars, he maintains a collection of more than 30 vintage analog synthesizers.
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