Hey Folks Every now and then, perhaps I would even say once in a blue moon, (and a blue moon is very rare) I come across a guitar talent that is truly stimulating to me. This young Italian guy Daniele Gottardo is one of those people. His technique is stunning but his choice of notes […]
These are from around 1984 and were shot by Marco Llanos. This was when we were living in Sylmar and I was working out of my Stucco Blue Studio after the Zappa tours and before the Roth thing. During the Flex-Able period. Life seemed so simple. Almost as simple as it is now.
About six months ago my dear friend Greg Bissonette hooked me up with a very famous Chinese pop artist who was interested in having me play on one of his tracks. His name is Chyi Chin. In China, he has been a very popular artist for many years. I get offers like this occasionally, and […]
Hey folks. Steve here. As some of you know we have a portion of the show called “Build Me A Song” where I invite some folks up from the audience to help us build a song. It’s always a hoot and on this particular night in Austin I had a young man, Kenny Finkelstine come […]
Hey folks, We were thrilled and honored to have Eric Johnson visit our show in Austin. He came up and jammed during the show. It was so wonderful to feel Eric’s beautiful energy on the stage again. Just hearing one note from his inspired fingers warms the heart. Thank you my friend. s
Hey Folks, Meet the new addition to the Vai family. This tree was gifted to me by a donation made by my dear friend in Romania, Anca Lupes. See her letter below about it. I picture its roots wrapped in a little diaper, Weird ay? s Hi Steve, Please meet your tree: As you […]