Welcome to this fantastic bluegrass lesson on the song "The Banks of the Ohio"! This traditional song offers classic "boom-chuck" rhythm patterns and a great opportunity to practice melodies in 1st position.
Taught by Steve Eulberg in Songs with Steve Eulberg seriesLength: 44:32Difficulty: 2.0 of 5
Learning songs is a wonderful way to put all the guitar knowledge you have learned to use. And it just so happens we have a wonderful song teacher to walk you through these classic songs.
Steve Eulberg walks you through a guitar arrangement of "Jingle Bells."Length: 48:06 Difficulty: 2.5 Members Only
Steve Eulberg teaches you how to play "Silent Night."Length: 49:32 Difficulty: 3.0 Members Only
Steve Eulberg walks you through an arrangement of "Joy to the World."Length: 43:07 Difficulty: 3.0 Members Only
Steve Eulberg teaches a beautiful version of "What Child is This," which is also known as "Greensleeves."Length: 46:30 Difficulty: 3.0 Members Only
Steve Eulberg takes a stroll down memory lane with the classic Bluegrass song "New River Train."Length: 30:42 Difficulty: 2.5 Members Only
Steve teaches a Bluegrass version of the classic gospel song "Will the Circle Be Unbroken."Length: 36:14 Difficulty: 2.5 Members Only
Steve Eulberg teaches a bluegrass version of the classic gospel song "Amazing Grace."Length: 21:30 Difficulty: 2.0 Members Only
Steve Eulberg covers the classic gospel tune "Do Lord" with a unique bluegrass flavor.Length: 20:12 Difficulty: 2.0 Members Only
Steve teaches you how to play the classic song "My Country 'Tis of Thee." Steve explains the chords, strumming patterns, and the melody.Length: 23:46 Difficulty: 2.0 Members Only
Steve Eulberg teaches "America the Beautiful." This song is the American national hymn.Length: 25:20 Difficulty: 1.5 Members Only
Steve teaches "Boston Beans," a fun and somewhat crazy song about the American revolution.Length: 13:43 Difficulty: 1.5 Members Only
Steve Eulberg teaches the classic song "Yankee Doodle" in this 4th of July inspired guitar lesson.Length: 10:20 Difficulty: 1.5 Members Only
In this lesson Steve Eulberg teaches "i miss america," a beautiful song from his album a piece of it all.Length: 12:11 Difficulty: 2.0 Members Only
Steve Eulberg teaches his interpretation of the American national anthem, "The Star-Spangled Banner."Length: 17:12 Difficulty: 2.0 Members Only
In this lesson Steve Eulberg teaches the song "Five Foot Two" and explains how it ties in with the circle of fifths.Length: 21:58 Difficulty: 2.0 Members Only
Steve teaches this African-American spiritual song with words by John Work.Length: 16:00 Difficulty: 2.5 Members Only
We have the pleasure of bringing you another great holiday classic. Steve breaks down an in depth bluegrass rendition of "Deck the Halls." Here you will learn the melody lines as well as the lead lines...Length: 34:32 Difficulty: 3.0 Members Only
Steve teaches a bluegrass rendition of the classic Christmas song, "Hark! The Herald Angels Sing" in this lesson.Length: 18:39 Difficulty: 3.0 Members Only
It's that time again! It's time for yet another classic holiday song taught by Steve Eulberg. Steve demonstrates his bluegrass rendition of this holiday classic in 4 parts. This is another great song to...Length: 25:58 Difficulty: 2.0 Members Only
Steve teaches both a bluegrass rendition and a fingerstyle version of the beautiful song "O Come All Ye Faithful."Length: 18:14 Difficulty: 3.0 Members Only
Yet again, Steve brings us a classic holiday tune. This time Steve provides an in depth lesson on "O Come, O Come Emmanuel." Steve covers the verse, chorus, the melody (both high and low octaves), as well...Length: 25:11 Difficulty: 2.0 Members Only
Steve Eulberg teaches the beautiful Christmas song "I Heard the Bells on Christmas Day."Length: 29:46 Difficulty: 3.0 Members Only
To complete this amazing holiday song session, Steve teaches "It Came Upon a Midnight Clear." This is a great holiday tune that brings warmth into any home. You will learn the traditional version so that...Length: 17:32 Difficulty: 1.5 Members Only
Steve Eulberg brings us a very well rounded acoustic lesson on the song "Teach Your Children" by Crosby, Stills & Nash. The song is taught in a country "boom-chuck" style. You will learn the verse and...Length: 33:07 Difficulty: 2.0 Members Only
Did you order your guitar and have it delivered? If you did, this Steve Eulberg original is just for you. This song is a great campfire style song that features a handful of bluegrass techniques.Length: 20:42 Difficulty: 3.5 Members Only
Steve introduces the song "Everything I Own" by the artist Bread. Develop your guitar skills by practicing this acoustic classic.Length: 36:56 Difficulty: 3.0 Members Only
Welcome to this fantastic bluegrass lesson on the song "The Banks of the Ohio"! This traditional song offers classic "boom-chuck" rhythm patterns and a great opportunity to practice melodies in 1st position.Length: 44:32 Difficulty: 2.0 Members Only
Steve breaks down this great modal tune entitled "Little Maggie". He explains the modal theory pertaining to the harmony and melody. This tune also utilizes drop D tuning.Length: 22:37 Difficulty: 1.5 Members Only
Steve teaches "Under the Double Eagle". Steve arranges this classic march in the bluegrass style.Length: 19:51 Difficulty: 2.0 Members Only
Steve breaks down the classic song "Redwing". This song is often known by people in the Western world as the "Ice Cream Truck Song". Steve demonstrates an effective rhythm accompaniment and a few ways...Length: 27:45 Difficulty: 2.5 Members Only
Steve teaches yet another classic bluegrass song called "Rolling in My Sweet Baby's Arms". This song will provide lots of opportunity to get creative with double stops, harmonization, and chords with picked...Length: 19:50 Difficulty: 2.5 Members Only
About Steve Eulberg
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An Award-winning multi-instrumentalist and singer-songwriter, Steve Eulberg weaves mountain and hammered dulcimers with a variety of unusual instruments to create thought-provoking, smile-inducing, toe-tapping acoustic experiences.
He has sung and composed for religious communities, union halls, picket lines, inter-faith retreats, mountain-top youth camps, as well as the more familiar venues: clubs, coffeehouses, bookstores, festivals, charity benefits and showcase concerts.
Born and raised in the German-heritage town of Pemberville, Ohio, Steve was exposed to a variety of music in his home. Early piano lessons were followed by trumpet in school band, and he became self-taught on ukelele and guitar and harmonica. Mandolin was added at Capital University where, while majoring in History, he studied Ear Training, Voice and took Arranging lessons from the Conservatory of Music.
While at college, he first heard hammered and mountain dulcimers, building his first mountain dulcimer just before his final year. Seminary training took him the west side of Denver where he built his first hammered dulcimer. With these instruments, he was able to give voice to the Scottish, English and Irish traditions to which he is also heir.
Following marriage in 1985 to Connie Winter-Eulberg he settled in Kansas City, Missouri. There he worked cross-culturally in a church of African-Americans, Latinos and European Americans, with music being a primary organizing tool. He moved with his family in 1997 to be nestled beside the Rocky Mountains in Fort Coillins, Colorado.
Founder of Owl Mountain Music, Inc. he teaches and performs extensively in Colorado and Wyoming with tours across the US and the UK. He delights in introducing the â€œsweet musicâ€ of dulcimers to people in diverse settings and in addition to his own recordings, has included dulcimers in a variety of session work for other musicians.
In 2000 he was commissioned to create a choral composition featuring dulcimers for the Rainbow Chorus in Fort Collins. It was recorded in the same year (BEGINNINGS). He is currently at work on a commissioned symphony that will feature hammered dulcimer and Australian didjeridu.
Eulberg passionately believes that music crosses cultural and language barriers because music builds community. Influenced by a variety of ethnic styles, his music weaves vital lyric with rap, rock, folk, gospel and blues. Audiences of all ages respond well to his presentation and to his warm sense of humor.
Steve is a member of Local 1000 (AFM), The Folk Alliance, BMI and BWAAG (Better World Artists and Activist's Guild).
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