Playing at Vai Acedemy 2 in Palm Springs

Hehe, here’s a video of me playing with Steve Vai and his band during Vai Academy 2 in Palm Springs. What you don’t see in this video is that I played a riff from one of my songs and the band pretty quickly started adding a beat, bass and backup guitar. Then Steve and I took turn improvising solos. I did my best to play in his style :slight_smile: The stress was out of this world :slight_smile:

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That would be such a cool experience!

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Good God! I don’t think I could handle that pressure. Really great!

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Wow congrats ! :heart_eyes: what an amazing souvenir !

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Sick! I also have a Modern Satin but in the natural finish.

These guitars play great and I don’t need the fancy flame top :wink:

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What brand guitar is it? If I remember correctly, didn’t you mention liking Kiesel guitars? I have a Carvin that I ordered from them in 1986 that is such an amazing guitar, it’s a beast.

I love Kiesel but this one is a Suhr modern satin, https://www.suhr.com/instruments/modern-satin/. My main guitar now is a Kiesel Osiris with a trem, I might actually do a proper NGD thread :slight_smile:

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What an awsome experience :grin:

Ah so cool! I think the riff was quite complicated and Vai just gave up trying to follow you. Very unique!

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Wow, how awesome!
My fingers would have felt like concrete - or rubber. Or both at the same time.
Good job Giorgio!

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hehe, thanks Kiko, I love the melody he put on top on the spot!

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My fingers were actually rubber at the beginning, I cut the video to hide that :innocent:

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