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Encore Episode: Steve Vai's Life, Music and Vegetarian Lifestyle

Summary: Eating vegetarian not only resolved Steve Vai's health issues but promoted better health overall.
Air Date: 5/15/19
Duration: 38:34
Host: Dr. Ward Bond
Guest Bio: Steve Vai, Musician
While many artists fit easily into a single category, Steve Vai remains unclassifiable. He is a musical alchemist of the highest order. Throughout the years, Vai has awed fans of all genres with his exceptional guitar skills and musicianship. He boasts career sales of over 15 million records, 15 Grammy nominations, and three Grammy wins and has toured the world as a solo artist, as a member of G3, and with Frank Zappa and bands such as Alcatrazz, The David Lee Roth Band, and Whitesnake.

As an accomplished audio producer, Vai has written, produced, and engineered all of his solo albums, released via Favored Nations, his own independent record label that has released over 70 albums by legendary musicians such as Tommy Emmanuel, Steve Lukather, Eric Johnson, Billy Sheehan, Larry Carlton and many more. For Vai, virtuosity and versatility are not mutually exclusive. He has created music for blockbuster films, bestselling video games, national sports franchises, and corporate brand initiatives. His career accomplishments have earned him honorary doctorates from Berklee College of Music and Musicians Institute.
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Encore Episode: Steve Vai's Life, Music and Vegetarian Lifestyle
Accomplished musician and producer, Steve Vai, has been a vegetarian for over 38 years.

He began this lifestyle after encountering multiple health issues in his youth, including migraines and digestive distress. Eating vegetarian not only resolved these issues, but also promoted better health overall and provided a mental clarity that contributed to Steve's creativity in his musical artistry. 

Steve joins Dr. Bond to discuss his vegetarian lifestyle, as well as stories from his long history of being a celebrated member of the musical arena.