The Secret Jewel Box
|The Secret Jewel Box|
|Box set by Steve Vai|
|Released||December 11, 2001|
|Recorded||1980 to ?|
|Label||Light Without Heat|
|Steve Vai chronology|
The Secret Jewel Box is a ten-CD box set, a collection of music by guitarist Steve Vai, released in 2001. Vai's website describes it as "not a compilation of Vai's catalog, but rather something far more conceptual. The series includes soundtracks, rarities, outtakes and oddities, out of print albums, Vai’s recordings with Frank Zappa and with early bands Alcatrazz and The Classified, acoustic piano interpretations of Vai songs, even an eclectic audio art project."
The box and the first three CDs released in 2001, Only 10,000 boxes been manufactured. Those who purchase the box will be notified when the remaining seven CDs are ready. The 100-page booklet will be sent out after the last CD is produced to those who have collected all the CDs within the box.
|01||2001||The Elusive Light and Sound, volume 1||Included in Box, Re-released as separate CD in 2002|
|02||2001||Alcatrazz - "Disturbing the Peace"||Included & Only in this Box|
|03||2001||Frank Zappa Original Recordings; Steve Vai (Archives, Vol. 2)||Included & Only in this Box|
|04||2003||Mystery Tracks (Archives Vol. 3)|
|05||2003||Various Artists (Archives Vol. 4)|
|06||2004||"Vai: Piano Reductions, Vol. 1" (by Mike Keneally)|
|07 & 08||"Alcatrazz: Panic Jungle [Live In Japan]"|
|09||"Steve Vai & The Classified"|
- "The Secret Jewel Box: About the Box". vai.com.