From his self-released solo debut "Flex-Able" (1984) to his most recent "Alive In An Ultra World" (2001, Epic), Vai creates a sound all his own by striking a balance between technical ability and poetic phrasing. "I make music to push my own buttons," explains Vai. "I've always been driven by an addi
Satriani is widely recognized as a technically highly advanced rock guitarist and has been described as a virtuoso. He has mastered many performance techniques on the instrument, including Legato, two-handed tapping, sweep-picking, volume swells, harmonics, and extreme whammy bar effects. One of his
Donald Fagen and Walter Becker met at Bard College in Annandale-on-Hudson, New York in 1967 and began playing in local groups (one of these, The Bad Rock Group, included future comedy star Chevy Chase on drums).
After Fagen graduated in 1969, the two moved to Brooklyn and tried to peddle their tun
Christian Marclay is known for his work in a wide range of disciplines, including performance, visual art, and music. Since 1979 he has pioneered the experimental use of records and turntables to create a 'œtheatre of found sound' and has collaborated with artists such as Sonic Youth, Elliott Shar