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

Ryan Linford age 18 - Wakefield, Yorkshire

I have a weekly guitar lesson with Mr Bond. He is easy to get on with, lessons are well structured and tailored to my goals. David is very flexible and able to teach a wide variety of styles and techniques. I play metal and blues, Mr Bond has greatly helped me develop, and improve my playing and technique. He listens to what I want to achieve and then structures my lessons around reaching my goal. I would recommend him as a guitar teacher to anyone of any level.

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

James Ashcroft age 12 - Horsforth, Leeds

"David Bond has been teaching my twelve year old lad James to play electric lead guitar for a couple of months. He is always punctual and keeps me appraised of my lads progress. My sons improvement since getting together with David has been remarkable!

David is a very friendly and talented guitarist/tutor who is able to structure the lessons so my lad can easily understand what is required of him. He works at a pace where James doesn't feel pressured yet still wants to improve. James is comfortable with Davids style of teaching and enjoys learning from him.

I have already recommended David to friends of mine and will continue to do so in the future." - Ken, Father of James

Josey Howarth age 34 - Leeds

David Bond has been my bass instructor for several months now.  Not only is David patient, working with me to develop a strong technique, he ensures that every lesson is fun as well as informative.  He always shows up with a smile and we laugh while learning.  He has always been willing to work with my odd schedule (as I have kept him informed ahead of time). One of the best parts about lessons with him is how he incorporates songs that I am interested in learning while also bringing in new songs and styles I am not familiar playing.  He's supportive and I could not think of anyone else I could recommend more for learning how to play no matter how skilled you are!