Music video by Joe Satriani performing Summer Song. (C) 1992 SONY BMG MUSIC ENTERTAINMENT.
Joseph "Joe" Satriani (born July 15, 1956 in Westbury, New York) is an Italian American instrumental rock guitarist and multi-instrumentalist, with multiple Grammy Award nominations. Early in his career, Satriani worked as a guitar instructor, and some of his former students have achieved fame with their guitar skills (Steve Vai, Larry LaLonde, Rick Hunolt, Kirk Hammett, Andy Timmons, Charlie Hunter, Kevin Cadogan, Alex Skolnick). Satriani has been a driving force in the music credited to other musicians throughout his career, as a founder of the ever-changing touring trio, G3, as well as performing in various positions with other musicians. Nicknamed as "The Guitar God" or "The Guitar Hero".
Time Machine is a double instrumental rock album released by Joe Satriani in 1993. The first CD comprises new, unreleased, and rare studio (such as tracks from Satriani's self-released 1985 EP) recordings, while the second one comprises live recordings pulled from tours in 1988 and 1992.