Improvised Fusion Solo

Here's a video showing David playing in one of his favourite musical settings; a modal vamp.

Free Guitar Lesson

David has a series of free guitar lessons on his YouTube channel. In this video we explore the sounds of the Super Locrian Natural 5 scale.

Improvisation on 'Spain'

Here we see David playing over one of his favourite tunes, Chick Corea's 'Spain'.

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Revamp your pentatonic playing
  • Huge online guitar lesson
  • 10 great backing tracks
  • 20 pentatonic lines in tab and video
  • 16 improvisation exercises
  • 30 minute HD video

Modern Jazz Fusion
David Bond is a modern jazz and fusion guitarist from Leeds, UK. He blends a complex harmonic vocabulary with fresh phrasing and a keen rhythmical sense. Explore his signature sounds within a nunber of improvised playing examples:

Free Guitar Lesson:
The Dorian Mode
Free online guitar lesson includes:
  • Detailed interactive online lesson
  • 3 backing tracks
  • 2 HD videos

About Bond Tuition

David Bond is a Leeds based guitarist and teacher specialising in fusion, jazz, metal, and blues. He studied at Leeds University, where he completed a BA Music degree. As well as being a musician, David is a professional software developer, so he decided to combine his two interests to build a large interactive website specialising in online guitar lessons, now known as Bond Tuition. David has played since a very young age, and constantly strives to better himself as a musician and teacher. He enjoys the challenge of developing new talent, watching them grow, and passing on the metaphorical torch.

Student Testimonials

Eddie age 11 - Leeds

"David is always patient and helpful. I enjoy my lessons."

"Eddie tried two other tutors before David and didn't have the enthusiasm to practice between guitar lessons. I'm really pleased with the progress he is making now. He enjoys playing different styles of music, the lessons are designed to suit Eddie's needs, and he is motivated to learn more" - Lindsay, mother of Eddie

Khalil Habib, PhD - USA

The Pentatonic Scales Modernised PDF is outstanding. I can tell you are a fantastic teacher. Very structured and logical mind.

James Graham - New Zealand

I have been playing guitar for a number of years and I have always lacked structure to my playing , which ultimately made me see guitar as a frustration rather than a hobby as I didn’t see myself developing in technique and didn’t know where to start with theory. I decided to get Skype lessons from David who has completely changed my playing, the lessons I have weekly are well taught, structured and documented. David takes a very personalized approach to teaching, the tools he has given me to develop existing techniques and the new ideas he has implemented into my playing are invaluable. The vast amount of theory that was originally to overwhelming for me to start learning is broken down in to small chunks and implemented week by week into my playing and has vastly improved my ability to pick up and play or improvise which was always a goal to me. The information is accessible anywhere via Dropbox means I can constantly review what I have learnt and structure my practice routine around the lesson plans wherever I am. I would recommend David for a teacher to anyone, wherever you are in the world!

Dan Howarth age 33 - Leeds

"You can't teach an old dog new tricks" goes the saying, but David defies this mantra.  At the age of 33, my wife wanted to get me some lessons for Christmas and she found David. For guitar lessons in Leeds, I would recommend David in a heartbeat.  He's patient, listens to you and always keeps the pace of learning challenging, without overloading you. He does lessons in his own home and lessons online, both through Skype, or a distance learning plan, where lessons are released to the Student area of his site at regular intervals.  If you're looking for a guitar tutor in Leeds, David's your man. Give him a try in person, as he has the talent to help you learn, and the equipment to let you hear how well you're progressing. His online guitar lessons are in HD quality and are paced at a comfortable level, and at just the right length.  I've been having in-person lessons since November 2011 and I couldn't be happier!