Watch John Mayer Play Fingerstyle Blues on a Tosin Abasi 8-String Guitar

Animals as Leaders guitarist Tosin Abasi recently posted a short video to his Instagram of John Mayer jamming on one of his 8-string guitar Abasi Concepts Larada models. You can check out Mayer’s impressive fingerstyle technique below.

Wrote Abasi, “How killing is John on the 8 string?!”

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Richard Bienstock

Rich is the co-author of the best-selling Nöthin' But a Good Time: The Uncensored History of the '80s Hard Rock Explosion. He is also a recording and performing musician, and a former editor of Guitar World magazine and executive editor of Guitar Aficionado magazine. He has authored several additional books, among them Kurt Cobain: Montage of Heck, the companion to the documentary of the same name.