Joe Satriani (b. 1956) is an acclaimed American rock guitarist, songwriter, and producer. His signature style blends progressive rock, blues, jazz, and funk. He has released 16 studio albums on Epic Records, including his 1986 breakthrough "Surfing With the Alien," and his 2019 album, "Shapeshifting". Satriani has won multiple Grammy Awards and has been named one of the world's greatest guitarists by Rolling Stone.