Watch John Mayer reunite with his Fender Jimi Hendrix Monterey Stratocaster for first blues trio performance in 6 years

John Mayer
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Two days ago, John Mayer kicked off his first-ever solo arena tour of North America, marking a significant step forward into previously unexplored territory for the ever-evolving musician and performer. 

Just a few days prior to that, though, the Sob Rock star took the opportunity to revisit some more familiar waters, linking up with Steve Jordan and Pino Palladino at the seventh annual Love Rocks Benefit Concert for the first John Mayer Trio gig in six years.

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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.