World-traveling guitar player Steve Vai has LI roots

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Steve Vai travels the world playing guitar, but he calls Long Island home. He grew up in the same town as Joe Satriani -- who was his guitar teacher at a young age.

News 12 caught up with Vai at a camp event at the Mansion at Glen Cove.


VIDEO: Extended interview with Steve Vai

 

 

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