David Wallimann will cover all of the topics necessary master the art of improvisation. He will cover theory, including intervals, scales and modes as well as techniques to improve ones improvisation.
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David will cover intervals, scales, modes, theory and other techniques related to improvisation.Begin the Course
Before one can truly understand music theory the concept of intervals must be introduced. This lesson covers that topic in great depth.
David teaches the minor pentatonic scale. He explains its scale formula, various fretboard positions, and how it can be used.
David Wallimann moves on to cover the the major pentatonic scale. He teaches its scale formula, all five patterns, and gives advice on how the scale can be used.
In this lesson, David covers both the minor and major blues scales. He explains the formulas and patterns for each scale. In addition, David has included a backing track for you to play along with.
David Wallimann introduces three minor modes. In this lesson he covers Dorian, Phrygian and Aeolian modes.
David Wallimann covers three major modes in this lesson. He covers the Ionian, Lydian and Mixolydian modes.
David Wallimann introduces the Locrian mode. He explains its formula in terms of scale degrees as well as its five fretboard patterns. A few fun arpeggio-based ideas are also demonstrated.
David Wallimann teaches a magic formula that will allow you to play each of the modes up and down the entire fretboard. He also teaches some exercises to help cement this knowledge.
David Wallimann talks about how modes can be classified and thus used in a musical context. This is a valuable wrap-up lesson to the mini-series on modes.
David Wallimann explains how to write diatonic chord progressions. This lesson features excellent practical music theory.
David Wallimann teaches a valuable fusion guitar technique that he calls "Easy Outside Tricks."
David Wallimann demonstrates how minor pentatonic scales can be used when improvising over the minor modes.
David Wallimann shows how the major pentatonic scale can be used in modal playing.
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This whole lesson 1 is perfect. I learned more in few minutes than many months of trying to understand guitar theory!. David is very easy to understand and we just clicked for understanding.
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All of the above choices !!! Awesome tutorial on intervals!!! Thanks a lot!!!
This has really helped me understand the fretboard and the 5 Pentatonic positions.
David is a great teacher, explains the theory well and is easy to follow. Awesome!
David is an excellent teacher and speaks in terms a musical theory novice like my self, can understand.
David Wallimann is a great instructor, but he outdid himself in this video. I have seen too many videos where people discuss modes, play the scale, and then hit a quick chord. David is the first to explain what chords complement each mode and m
David walliman explains in a way that's relatable.
David Wallimann is a brilliant teacher! His lessons are well planned and executed as he methodically teaches new concepts while building on previously taught concepts. All in a calm and intelligent manner.
David's videos are great overall.
Essential concepts explained in an easy and clear way
Solid foundation in intervals!
Great lesson. Made it very easy to understand. Thank you!
I am really impressed with the backing tracks as they make even me sound decent! Bert
I just had a "light bulb" above my head with this lesson. Thanks David
I need to click all 3 buttons. Perfect teaching method. Just the right amount of playing mixed with speaking!
I never understood what 3rds and 5ths ect were he very clearly explains it
I really gained a new understanding of the Scales, Intervals and they relate to each other. It filled in what I have been missing and connected the dots for me.
I really like David Wallimann's teaching style, wish he would come back and create more lessons. I have gone through his lessons many times and learned a lot. This class is easy to understand, but most importantly, it's just what I needed. It's
I've been playing and producing for over 40 years. David is the first and only explanation regarding modes and scales that made sense and stuck. Thanks so much
love your stuff Dave.
Modes are still eluding my grasp, but it is something I will get down.
Perfectly challenging. Obviously knows his stuff. I'm glad my first series with Jamplay was his. I joined for a year. Fantastic instructor. Thanks David.
Really nice theory well broken down relative to other teachers who mix things up
Should help add flavor to the pentatonic scales
Thank You for the inspiration.
Thanks very much. I enjoyed your lesson.
The bullet statements should all, one, or two be able to be checked. For example, all of the above are true for me, and being restricted to checking off just one box is only a partial truth and infers the other two are somehow less valid or tru
This lesson really helped me to understand the use of modes. Thank you David. I will be watching this lesson a few times before moving on.
Very good Teacher. But in the end I Think he could do a whole improvisation to demo everything that was shown over the course.
Walliman is terrific.