Watch John Mayer two-hand tap and divebomb on a Charvel before switching to a prototype PRS Silver Sky in the same solo

John Mayer performing live
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While he’s best known for his blues chops, John Mayer can lend his enviable abilities to most genres, and at Dead & Company’s recent show at Wrigley Field, Chicago, he evidenced this by flexing not only his diverse chops, but also his varied arsenal of electric guitars.

The twist? He managed to do it all during one guitar solo, which featured during an epic cover of Bob Dylan’s All Along the Watchtower.

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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.