In Strange Beautiful Music: A Musical Memoir, Joe and co-author, music biographer Jake Brown, take fans on their first authorized tour of the story behind his climb to stardom and the writing and recording of a storied catalog of classics including "Surfing with the Alien," "Summer Song," "Satch Boogie," and more!
Featuring previously unpublished photos and hours of exclusive, first-hand interviews with Satriani, Strange Beautiful Music offers a unique look inside the studio, giving fans a chance to get up-close and personal like never before. With insider details about his collaboration with multi-platinum supergroup Chickenfoot, exclusive interviews with Sammy Hagar and Michael Anthony of Van Halen and Chad Smith of the Red Hot Chili Peppers, commentary from fellow guitar legends such as Steve Vai and Metallica's Kirk Hammett, this memoir offers a rare inside look for die-hard Satriani fans, guitar enthusiasts, and anyone who loves to rock.
Expected to ship the week of May 12, 2014, all pre-orders include an instant delivery of an exclusive book excerpt (in PDF format).
Joe Satriani is the guitar. Plain and simple. No one else has ever been able to play with such pizzazz, such fluidity, such timelessness.
Since the late eighties, the self-taught, multi-platinum virtuoso has been winning over fans and musicians alike with his groundbreaking style and legendary sounds. He has been around the world several times on tours of his own, as well as tours with Mick Jagger, Deep Purple, and hugely successful G3 summer tours and albums with fellow guitar legends Steve Vai, Eric Johnson, and Kenny Wayne Shepherd and as part of the supergroup, Chickenfoot. He has been both artist and teacher, instructing such famous pupils as Steve Vai, Metallica's Kirk Hammett, Counting Crow's David Bryson, and jazz fusionist Charlie Hunter.
Now for the first time, all of Joe's studio albums are compiled in The Complete Studio Recordings, the most comprehensive collection by the world's bestselling instrumental guitarist. 15 albums including the new compilation titled Additional Creations and Bonus Tracks. Featuring brand-new digital remasters for the best sound reproduction overseen by Joe himself, the Chrome Dome edition includes all tracks in digital form, digital liner notes. Approximate size is 4 1/2" x 2 1/2" x 3 1/2"
Expected to ship May 1, 2014, all pre-orders include an instant delivery of an exclusive MP3 download of the re-mastered "Crush of Love".
Expected to ship May 1, 2014, all pre-orders of this bundle include an instant delivery of an exclusive MP3 download of the re-mastered "Crush of Love" and also an exclusive excerpt from the book (in PDF format).