Style of David Gilmour

Artist Series Guitar Course from David Wallimann

In this lesson set, David will teach the concepts and styling that is David Gilmour.

5 Lessons

Complete course with step-by-step lessons and practice examples.

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Full Course Breakdown

David Wallimann explains the fundamental concepts involved in David Gilmour's guitar playing. David also provides you with music theory concepts necessary to composing your own Gilmour melodic style arrangements.

1

Introduction to David Gilmour

David Wallimann introduces you to a lesson series on Pink Floyd's David Gilmour. Here David provides an overview of what to expect from this series. Rest assured that you will not hit "The Wall" with this knowledge.

6:22 Runtime

2.0 Difficulty

2

Gilmour and Riffs

David Wallimann is back with lesson 2 of his Style of David Glimour series. Here, DW covers some important aspects of Gilmour's rhythm playing such as barre chords, pentatonic scales, and other various rhythm tricks. Test your playing skills by jamming along with some Dorian and Aeolian backing tracks.

17:15 Runtime

3.5 Difficulty

3

Gilmour and the Blues

David Walliman explains how David Gilmore effectively uses the "blue notes" within the minor and major pentatonic scales to add extra color to lead guitar licks.

12:08 Runtime

3.5 Difficulty

4

The Colors of Gilmour

Guitar and color? What does this have to do with Gilmour? David Wallimann uses the concept of adding and subtracting notes or tonal "colors" to create the unique sounds of David Gilmour. You may not be using a paint set, but you will be using notes to create colorful compositions.

15:33 Runtime

3.5 Difficulty

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5

Gilmour and Space

Wallimann explains the importance of space in this lesson. Like any good musician, David Gilmour utilizes space in his solos to create emotion and allow the listener to digest each phrase. Here, David will demonstrate how to accomplish these essential musical techniques.

9:04 Runtime

2.5 Difficulty

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  • Fort Collins, Colorado
  • Playing since 1992
  • 54 lessons at JamPlay
David was born in Aix-en-Provence, South France in 1977. At the age of 15, he picked up the guitar and started developing a true love for instrumental music and composition.

In 1999 he was recognized by Ibanez for his promising musical achievements and received an artist endorsement. That early recognition in David's musical career encouraged him to consecrate more time on crafting his musical art and apply to the school of modern music Artist' in Cavaillon, France. He received a full scholarship there where he graduated with honors.

In 2001, David won first place for the Tal Farlow French national jazz contest which gave him a full paid scholarship to the CMA school of modern music in Valenciennes, France. He graduated specializing in advance guitar with honors.

Following his school years, David spent the next 5 years working with several bands recording, writing and playing shows in France and Belgium. It's during that time that Wallimann was exposed to the world of progressive rock which opened new doors to his musical creativity.

Deep inside the Mind is his first release as a solo artist in which he exposes his Christian faith. The album was well received in the specialized press and was compared several times to some of Frank Zappa's approach to music adding an element of humor to deep subjects.

In 2005 he joined the internationally renown progressive band Glass Hammer based in Chattanooga, TN. He released several studio albums and live DVDs with the band.

David is today working on his next upcoming solo release and is also spending quite a bit of time teaching guitar in his studio and online at JamPlay.
Reviews & Feedback 76/100 with 59 ratings
hitchhikerdave

Awesome lessons that helped me a lot overall

attack24

David is very easy to follow. Great teaching skills!

bartomax

Good instruction with great substance and clear demo/explanation. Very knowledgeable.

chuckhillman

Great teacher and now I know what to expect.

Cliffwise

This approach fits the type of music I want to be able to play, more of what is coming from me and less of the shredding aspect of playing. I want to develop a thoughtful melodic type of music that appeals to listeners emotions.

Hip1234

This is my first lesson with David W. Seems very knowledgeable, confident, and impressive teaching technique. Looking forward to more lessons.