Rock Technique (Guitar Lesson)

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David Wallimann

Rock Technique

David Wallimann goes over some basic rock techniques in this lesson.

Taught by David Wallimann in Basic Electric Guitar with David Wallimann seriesLength: 16:45Difficulty: 2.0 of 5


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awesome

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kobusb744kobusb744 replied

Great lesson, thank you!

suriakumarsuriakumar replied

Wouldn't it be better if you could demonstrate all the examples with a backing track.Also I am an intermediate student but I would always go back to my basics to find out if I am missing out something.I have watch your video's on fusion guitar which I am really interested.Hoping that you will one day teach us on this subject.(fusion guitar)

ermchanermchan replied

Great lesson. Just what I was looking for!

wv_wilsonwv_wilson replied

I loved this lesson, but I guess I missing something here. Where are the backing tracts that he suggests we play with?

brunsonbrunson replied

It's under the "Supplemental Content" tab below the video,

golfridergolfrider replied

David, it would be nice if you would demonstrate the scale with the backing track unless I've missed something. For us beginners it really helps to watch you do it.

monabrimonabri replied

wasn't sure just how far to bend a string so i got my tuner out to check. i played the "target" note first - then I bent the lower string until the tuner hit the same note.

monabrimonabri replied

wasn't sure just how far to bend a string so i got my tuner out to check. i played the "target" note first - then I bent the lower string until the tuner hit the same note.

benjasperbenjasper replied

Loving this backing track and gaming along

benjasperbenjasper replied

Jamming*

tommybtommyb replied

Great teaching, and great sounding guitar. However, for beginner's lessons, a guitar with index points on the fretboard should be used. It is VERY difficult to find orientation without those.

rockgod1rockgod1 replied

thanks for the lesson i think i will focus on it all week.

rockgod1rockgod1 replied

when you start you say let's start off with the index finger on the 5th string six fret then you quickly change it say six string 5th fret it's an "A" it's small thing but it sorta drived me a bit batty

rockgod1rockgod1 replied

when you start you say let's start off with the index finger on the 5th string six fret then you quickly change it say six string 5th fret it's an "A" it's small thing but it sorta drived me a bit batty

rockgod1rockgod1 replied

when you start you say let's start off with the index finger on the 5th string six fret then you quickly change it say six string 5th fret it's an "A" it's small thing but it sorta drived me a bit batty

sparky55sparky55 replied

great muting technique for bending for a good clean sound nice set of lessons David.

maxbugmaxbug replied

Also, not quite sure what to do with the supplemental tune.

maxbugmaxbug replied

David, just wondering if when I'm practicing for speed, if I should be alternating up and down strokes/picks with my pick, or all down. Thanks.

tritone30tritone30 replied

It really rocked for me, at last I understand the pentatonic scale! Thank you.

Brig07Brig07 replied

Finally I found what I was looking for..... A lesson on the scales! So well explained too...I couldnt make any sense of scales until I found this video...Thanks David

stevieray77stevieray77 replied

I'm learning a lot but come on David, you really should have those dots on the fingerboard for us beginners who NEED reference points! When the materal gets more complex it will be more difficult to follow you without those reference points.

elliott5elliott5 replied

Hi, David, This is really good stuff! It is helping me along the journey, thanks.

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samljersamljer replied

I learned using L&M Guitar, but skimming some beginner stuff anyway. This lesson was fantastic, thanks.

dwgraueldwgrauel replied

Did the same thing, and picked up some good ideas in here.

shreddenshredden replied

thats so cool sounding!!! im happey i learnd this thanks!

buriedaliveburiedalive replied

Hello David. Great lesson! Is there any difference between bending downward and upward? I just find it easier to bend the strings up and they seem to get to the same pitch. Just want to make sure. Cheers!

eickeick replied

David hope you have more lessons comming

markos780markos780 replied

How come when I bend the other strings above the one i'm bending snap back or twang off my finger. How can i stop this. Please help its drving me nuts

ericjbsunericjbsun replied

Hi David a tip for all guitarists is that on the low E,(thinnest string) bend UP NEVER BEND DOWN.

ericjbsunericjbsun replied

Hi

floorshakerfloorshaker replied

Hi David. Thanks for explaining muting so clearly. Everything else sounds bad if you don't have good technique. More please! Chris

thesnowdogthesnowdog replied

Great lesson David. As always, you have a great knack for covering a lot of ground economically.

Basic Electric Guitar with David Wallimann

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David Wallimann will start you on your electric guitar playing journey in this Phase 1 series.



Series IntroductionLesson 1

Series Introduction

David Wallimann introduces himself, talks about his background, and offers advice to new players.

Length: 4:28 Difficulty: 0.5 Members Only
Knowing Your GuitarLesson 2

Knowing Your Guitar

David introduces you to all the parts of your new instrument in this lesson.

Length: 11:18 Difficulty: 0.5 Members Only
Reading TablatureLesson 3

Reading Tablature

This is a crucial lesson that explains tablature, how to read it, and why it's important.

Length: 7:03 Difficulty: 1.0 FREE
Callus DevelopmentLesson 4

Callus Development

David introduces some great exercises for callus development and finger independence.

Length: 10:54 Difficulty: 1.5 Members Only
Learning ChordsLesson 5

Learning Chords

David Wallimann provides an introduction to chords. In this lesson, you will learn how to read chord charts. David also explains how to play your first eight chords.

Length: 17:03 Difficulty: 2.0 Members Only
Barre ChordsLesson 6

Barre Chords

David Wallimann teaches six barre chords in this lesson beginning with F major. Get ready for a hand workout!

Length: 10:26 Difficulty: 2.5 Members Only
Making MusicLesson 7

Making Music

David walks you through some easy chord progressions and encourages you to make up some of your own.

Length: 8:17 Difficulty: 1.5 Members Only
Rhythm & TimingLesson 8

Rhythm & Timing

David Wallimann talks about the importance of rhythm and timing. You will learn the basics of notes, time signatures and measures in this lesson.

Length: 14:00 Difficulty: 1.5 Members Only
Rock TechniqueLesson 9

Rock Technique

David Wallimann goes over some basic rock techniques in this lesson.

Length: 16:45 Difficulty: 2.0 Members Only
Playing TechniqueLesson 10

Playing Technique

David Wallimann provides some tips that will improve both your right and left hand technique.

Length: 13:45 Difficulty: 1.5 Members Only
The Blues ScaleLesson 11

The Blues Scale

David Wallimann shows how adding one note to the minor pentatonic scale creates the minor blues scale.

Length: 10:54 Difficulty: 1.5 Members Only
David Wallimann

About David Wallimann View Full Biography 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.

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