"John Clayton Mayer" (b. October 16, 1977) is a singer-songwriter and guitar player. Originally from Connecticut, he moved to Atlanta, Georgia in 1998 to pursue his career full-time. He soon made a name for himself, and has had success commercially and critically, winning Grammy awards along the way. In 2005, he made a transition towards the blues genre, forming The John Mayer Trio. He also is known for collaborating with many artists from a variety of musical genres.
Mayer's other interests include stand-up comedy and writing, and he has written articles for several magazines, most notably ''Esquire''.
Born in Bridgeport, Connecticut, Mayer grew up in Fairfield, Connecticut, the middle of three sons. There, he became friends with future tennis star James Blake. Mayer attended Fairfield Warde High School for his freshman, sophomore, and senior years, but attended Brien McMahon High School in Norwalk, Connecticut for his junior year, where he was enrolled in the Center for Global Studies at Brien McMahon High School. Then known as the ''Center for Japanese Studies Abroad'', it is a magnet program for students in Fairfield County wanting to learn Japanese.
|Born||October 16, 1977|
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|Associated acts||John Mayer Trio|