John Mayer

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© 2010 – Bart Notermans Fotografie. © 2010 – Bart Notermans Fotografie. Please do NOT republish without asking permission from the author Bart Notermans/Fhoto: flickr.com Please do NOT republish without asking permission from the author Bart Notermans / Fhoto: flickr.com John Clayton Mayer was born in the family of Margaret and Richard Mayer October 16, 1977, in Bridgeport (Connecticut). He – the middle child among two brothers, Ben and Carl. His mother, Margaret, taught English, his father, Richard, was the director of the school. Paternal Meyer – Jewish. John grew up in the town of Fairfield, where he was a close friend of James Blake, the future star of tennis. The school took lessons in violin and clarinet. When John was 13, his father took him to the guitar for hire and Mayer started taking lessons at the local music store owner. A neighbor gave the tape to John Vaughan Stevie Rae. with which he began his love for the blues. Back to the Future) . The desire to play the guitar came to him after watching the movie Back to the Future (Back to the Future). «Johnny B. Goode “. “When Michael J. Fox was playing”Johnny B. Goode”. I think after that, I decided to play the guitar.” The Police», Subsequently, John started listening to Sting, «The Police», Jimi Hendrix. but most of all Stevie Ray Vaughan. who became his idol and the greatest inspiration to play guitar. At age 16, John began performing in clubs. Villanova Junction», At older ages, he became a member of the group «Villanova Junction», along with Tim Prokachini Joe Belezney and Rich Wolf, but did not stay there for long. Berklee At age 19, John Mayer enrolled in the Berklee College of Music in Boston. However, under pressure from his classmate Clay Cook, the year John dropped out and moved with Cook to Atlanta, Georgia. LoFi Masters» There’s two of them formed a band «LoFi Masters» and performed at local clubs. Because of differences in the choice of musical style, Meyer left the band and started his solo career. Inside Wants Out», Room for Squares», No Such Thing» (John released his first album in 1999, called «Inside Wants Out», a year later, he published his drive breakthrough, «Room for Squares», with a hit, having a sensational success «No Such Thing» (the text of which actually resulted from a conversation with mother!). Columbia Records, Inside Wants Out», x5». In 2000, John signed a contract with Columbia Records, and in 2001, released the second version of «Inside Wants Out», with a bonus track «3×5». Your Body is a Wonderland». In 2003, John won his first Grammy Award,”Best Male Pop Vocal”for «Your Body is a Wonderland». DVD Any Given Thursday». He also released his first live DVD in the year, «Any Given Thursday». Crossroads Guitar Festival» In summer 2004, John participated in the festival «Crossroads Guitar Festival» Eric Clapton, where he played alongside the greatest guitarists of our time. It really was one of them. John toured in North America, Asia and Europe for three full years. Daughters»), In early 2005, John has won two Grammy Awards (“Best Male Pop Vocal”and”Song of the Year”for the «Daughters»), which brought tears of pride in the eyes of his fans. Now John Mayer – one of the most respected guitarists of our time, both among beginners as well as among the honored artists. Other activities Esquire, On June 1, 2004 in Esquire, Mayer started a personal program,”Music Lessons with John Mayer”. Every room in the new lesson, and the (comic) discuss the personal and social character. The magazine, in August 2005, he invited readers to create music for the lyrics he wrote. The winner was Tim Fagan of LA. VH1. In 2004, Meyer took part in a half-hour comedy TV show VH1. This is a series with a variety of tricks from the concerts. 14 CBS January 14, 2009 the American CBS announced that they were negotiating with Mayer for his participation in a variety show. Rolling Stone 22 In the Rolling Stone interview January 22, 2010, Mayer confirmed that. John Mayer appears frequently on talk shows and other television programs. Chappelle’s Show comedy skit, Late Night with David Letterman Late Night with Conan O’Brien. It can be seen in Chappelle’s Show comedy skit, Late Night with David Letterman, and on the final episode of Late Night with Conan O’Brien. Social activity Back to you». John Mayer organized a fund «Back to you». This nonprofit organization raises funds for health, education and development of young talents. The Foundation raises money through auctions of items belonging to Mayer, such as guitars, t-shirts, autographs. Besides the sale of items available through the site Mayer. These auctions often bring good profit, they buy tickets for the price, 17 times greater than the nominal. Another Kind of Green», In 2007, Mayer offered to help the flow «Another Kind of Green», acting against global warming. He offered mainly output from alternative materials to reduce the consumption of plastics. Meyer often participates in various charity concerts and telethons. For example, he participated in a concert to raise funds to help victims of the massacre at the Polytechnic University of Virginia September 6, 2007. the First Annual Charity Revue. On December 8, 2007 John Mayer participated in the First Annual Charity Revue. Toys for Tots, Inner City Arts, and the Los Angeles Mission With these concerts profits go to various charities, such as Toys for Tots, Inner City Arts, and the Los Angeles Mission Home» Life» Mayer many tattoos: the word «Home» and «Life» on the wrist of the left and right arms respectively,”77″ (his year of birth) on the left side of the chest, fish on his right shoulder. His entire left arm is covered with a composite symbol that it is done gradually. SRV» (It is possible to consider the letter «SRV» (the initials of his idol Stevie Ray Vaughan), a rectangle, a dragon and a variety of floral ornaments. In 2003, John made a tattoo in the form of three squares on his right forearm, which, he explained, will be filled in due course. In 2010, two of the three squares are filled. John Mayer – a passionate collector of watches. His collection is valued at tens of thousands of dollars. Mayer also have a large collection of slippers (for the year 2006 – more than 200 pieces).
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