John Mayer and Cory Wong swap signature guitars and trade licks in new studio jam session

John Mayer and Cory Wong
(Image credit: Cory Wong/Instagram)

We’ve heard many tales of guitar heroes swapping signature guitars, such as rockers Adrian Smith and Richie Kotzen on their debut album, but the latest installment in this niche six-string saga is bound to particularly grab the attention of fourth-position fans.

In what is arguably one of the most inevitable team-ups of the year, funk lord Cory Wong joined forces with blues-pop icon John Mayer for a studio session that saw the pair trade both signature licks and signature guitars.

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Matt Owen
Senior Staff Writer,

Matt is a Senior Staff Writer, writing for Guitar World, Guitarist and Total Guitar. He has a Masters in the guitar, a degree in history, and has spent the last 16 years playing everything from blues and jazz to indie and pop. When he’s not combining his passion for writing and music during his day job, Matt records for a number of UK-based bands and songwriters as a session musician.