John Mayer Offers Solid Career Advice at Berklee Event
Posted by Michael Mueller on July 13, 2011 at 11:00 AM
Few endeavors have as foggy a path to success as becoming a professional musician, and the amount of career advice out there—both good and bad—can be overwhelming. So when an incredibly talented guitarist like John Mayer, who has achieved a level of success most musicians merely dream of, dedicates three hours of his time speaking to future music professionals, it's in your best interest to pay attention.
A Berklee College of Music student named Elisa has blogged about Mayer's recent appearance at the Berklee Performance Center, where he imparted sage advice on navigating the typically murky waters of the music industry, particularly on the questionable wisdom of using social media for self-promotion. You can read the entire post here, and it's definitely worth reading.