It all started with hearing Jimmy Page’s solo on Led Zeppelin’s Heartbreaker, followed quickly by guitar lessons with Joe Satriani. But his voice didn’t develop until his tenure with Frank Zappa. The rest is history.
Vai has produced eight studio albums, two EPs, eight live albums, twelve soundtracks, twenty compilation albums, and seven videos. He has toured with Alcatrazz, Whitesnake, David Lee Roth, and Public Image Ltd. He has been a guest on over forty albums with the likes of Alice Cooper, Ozzy Osbourne, Gregg Bissonette, and Joe Jackson.