Guitar Tricks Insider May / June Issue | Page 4

ESSENTIAL ALBUMS DAVID GILMOUR David Gilmour speaks the blues language without having to directly quote from its vocabulary. He is a bluesy, elastic player whose visions of rock encompass styles all the way from Bernstein’s West Side Story to a Pete Seeger treatise, or a Roy Buchanan sigh. To put it in more concrete terms we asked Gilmour for some essential albums. His answer was decidedly British. ■ by John Stix 4 GUITAR TRICKS INSIDER DIGITAL EDITION MAY / JUNE