How To Sound Like David Gilmour Lead Guitar Course [TUTORIAL]

By | January 16, 2023

How To Sound Like David Gilmour Lead Guitar Course [TUTORIAL]

How To Sound Like David Gilmour Lead Guitar Course [TUTORIAL]

A Guide To Adding A Touch Of Pink Floyd Magic To Your Solos

What you’ll learn:

  • Playing lead guitar in the style of David Gilmour
  • Pentatonic scales
  • Note targeting
  • Playing over chord changes
  • Phrasing
  • Thematic development
  • Triplet rhythms
  • Signature string bending moves


  • Have a basic knowledge of lead guitar
  • Know how to dowload files from the internet

This course gives an insight into the lead guitar playing style of David Gilmour. We will look at his note choices & favoured scale positions, and some of his signature techniques. We will also look at the art of phrasing – a crucial skill for any lead guitarist, but even more so when aiming for a “Gilmour-esque” sound.The course is accessible & easy going with eight set piece guitar solos to learn, each one showcasing a different aspect of Mr. Gilmour’s playing style. By the end of the course you will be well equipped to inject a little DG magic into your own solos any time you wish.


Section 1: Introduction

  • Lecture 1 Introduction

Section 2: Scales!

  • Lecture 2 The Pentatonic Scale

Section 3: More Note Choices

  • Lecture 3 Adding More Notes

Section 4: More than one scale!

  • Lecture 4 Switching Scales

Section 5: Phrasing

  • Lecture 5 Phrasing & Timing Basics

Section 6: More Phrasing – Repetition & Development

  • Lecture 6 Using Repetition

Section 7: Triplets

  • Lecture 7 Using Triplet Rhythms

Section 8: String Bends

  • Lecture 8 Bend it like Gilmour!

Section 9: Summary

  • Lecture 9 So… To Summarise

Intermediate guitarists,Electric guitarists,Pink Floyd fans who play guitar

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