John Mayer Guitar Lesson ► Brown Eyed Women Solo Tab with Dead and Company – 7/23/16 Gorge – PART 1

In this guitar lesson, we’ll study John Mayer’s beautiful guitar solo from the Grateful Dead song, Brown-Eyed Women, as played by Dead and Company at the Gorge on 7-23-16. For the free guitar tab for this solo, visit:

This is part 1 of a multiple video series. The whole playlist for this series, including the intro and rhythm guitar lessons, can be found here:

► Timestamp/Chapters
0:00 – Introduction
0:40 – Brown Eyed Women Solo Performance from 7-23-16
1:45 – Brown Eyed Women Chords
2:08 – John Mayer Guitar Lick # 1 – The Hybrid Major Blues Scale
5:11 – John Mayer Guitar Lick # 2 – The Quadruple 32nd Note Slide
8:42 – Connecting the licks & Chord Tone Connections
9:52 – Recap


► Performance Gear:
* Paul Reed Smith 2013 Hollowbody II in Livingston Lemondrop Finish with PRS 57/08 Pickups
* Vintage 1971 Fender Vibrolux Reverb Amplifier with
– Eminence Redcoat Guitar RF10C Red Fang 10″ Guitar Speaker, 50 Watts at 8 Ohm –
– Eminence Lil Buddy 10″ Guitar Speaker, 8 Ohm -
* Levy’s Leathers 2″ Cotton Guitar Strap, Black –
* Dunlop SLS1031N Straplok Dual Design Strap Retainer System, Nickel –
* Pickboy Pos-a-Grip Jazz Classic Tortoise Shell Cellulose 1.50mm Picks –
* Pig Hog Tour Grade Premium Instrument Cable, 10 feet –


► Audio Recording Gear:
* Focusrite Scarlett 2i4 USB Audio Interface –
* MXL 990 Condenser Microphone (vocal capture) –
* Sennheiser E609 Silver Super Cardioid Instrument Microphone (guitar capture) –
* LyxPro Balanced XLR Cable Premium Series Cable –
* Audix CABGRAB1 CabGrabber Mic Clamp for Guitar Amps/Cabinets (holds Sennheiser e609 to guitar cabinet) –


► Video Recording Gear
* Panasonic LUMIX G7 with 14mm f2.5 Lens –
* AmazonBasics 50-Inch Lightweight Tripod –


About this video:
This John Mayer Guitar tutorial is also a brown eyed women lesson, although this is just part 1 of a multi part series. In this series, we’ll explore eight different John Mayer guitar solo techniques in several different videos. Although this is a collection of John Mayer Guitar licks, we will be studying one complete solo from Dead and Company, and I’ll show you how he weaves these techniques into one fluid guitar solo. For the John Mayer guitar tab and other Grateful Dead lesson, you can visit the link at the top of this description.

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Cade Pickering says:

Hell yeah. Have you ever looked into the dead’s “Live Dead” album to teach?

Jason Brown says:

I love how you break these down to more than just I'm playing this string this fret to show the bigger picture.

Matthew McNamara says:

Great work. I have been working through several of Jerry’s more well known solos, and I really enjoyed digging in to Mayer’s take on things. E.g., Jerry would use a chromatic single note between chords and looks like Mayer uses a more fleshed out diminished chord. etc. etc. This is really helpful to put everything in context. Saw Dead and Company Show in Atlanta last fall, and was very impressed with this guy. Appreciate that you’re not just doing Jerry over and over. But how about Bertha solo from 12/29/77 if you are deciding on the next one?

Cecil Gibson says:

keep going brother! This is the best dead lessons ever you break things down so well! More please, maybe Peggy-O or Reuben n Cherise

Brett Zimmerman says:

Your video's rock! Please keep adding more, love your lesson approach.

Alex Hardy says:

I feel conflicted. On the one hand you're a great transcriber and teacher. On the other hand, why you would select a Mayer solo on a world with literally hundreds of Jerry solos of the same song, I can't understand. Anyone wanting to learn this stuff is gonna wanna do it with an actual Jerry solo. You're very talented. Your series like this on Deal is awesome. But doing this seems like a waste of your talents. Had you done this exact same thing w a Jerry version, you'd get a ton more views and followers

Conor Lynch says:

Insanity man. Absolutely crushing it with your videos.

Arpan Shrivastava says:

This is absolutely amazing!

texbls says:

great lesson, respect for doing hard work of transcribing that solo.

Derek Hansen says:

Yesss! I love your videos, please keep them coming

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