John Mayer Trio Reunites on Late Night with Seth Meyers

A reunited John Mayer Trio enjoyed their first TV performance in nearly five years with a showing last week on the new Late Night with Seth Meyers.

Mayer, bassist Pino Palladino and drummer Steve Jordan were joined by Chick Corea, Manolo Badrena and Wallace Roney for a jazzy cover of JJ Cale’s “After Midnight.”

Mayer, who recently returned to Twitter after quitting the social media platform in September 2010, sent out this tweet after the show:

“Watched it back and I have to say: cool on the part of @latenightseth to feature 4:30 of a song from the ’70s played mostly instrumental.”

The trio is also working on a new album.

Watch the performance clip below, featuring Palladino on his ’61 Fender P Bass and Mayer sounding terrific as he plays through the new Fender ’68 Custom Deluxe Reverb amps.Ā 

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