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Steve Vai

Steve Vai
Born: Jun 6, 1960 in Carle Place, NY
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Genre: Jazz, Pop/Rock
Biography: Six-string wizard Steve Vai, along with his one-time teacher Joe Satriani, set the standard for rock guitar virtuosity in the '80s. Born on June 6, 1960, and raised in Carle Place, New York, Vai became interested in the guitar via such legendary artists as Jimi Hendrix, Led Zeppelin, and Alice Cooper ...Read full biography
Passion And Warfare
Released: 1990
Label: EPIC/LEGACY
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Widely acclaimed as his best album, Passion and Warfare finds Steve Vai coming into his own as a composer, as well as bypassing vocals almost entirely. His style isn't quite as derivative of influences ...Read full review
Flex-Able
Released: 1984
Label: Sony Music Distribution
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Steve Vai recorded his debut album, Flex-able, at home on an eight-track studio and released it himself in 1984. Even though Vai is one of rock's most renowned guitar virtuosos, Flex-able isn't really ...Read full review
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Book details author's 'crazy guitar hero quest'
Aug 30, 5:59 AM EST
Review: McKenzie's 'Power Chord,' a tale of rock 'n' roll obsession, hits all the right notes