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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. (More)
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Steve's Contributions to JamPlay.com

Steve Eulberg has 307 videos at JamPlay, with 120 beginner lessons, 126 intermediate lessons, 31 song lessons, 24 Lick & Riff Library entries and 6 entertainment videos. Use the tabs below to learn more.

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Basic Guitar with Steve Eulberg

Phase 1 Acoustic Lessons with Steve Eulberg is a great place to begin your journey as a guitarist. With over 30 years of playing experience, Steve appreciates the importance of beginning your guitar training the correct way - no bad habits! These lessons are not just for acoustic players. Electric guitarists will receive the same benefits from this lesson series.

Lesson 1

The Absolute Basics

You will learn the parts of the guitar and how they function. Steve also discusses the...

Length: 45:09
Lesson 2

Your First Chords

Three simple chords will literally enable you to play millions of songs. In this lesson,...

Length: 40:00
Lesson 3

Strumming Technique

Now that Steve has taught some chords, he will go over the proper methods of strumming...

Length: 42:00
Lesson 4

All About Chords

This lesson is all about the various aspects of chords.

Length: 39:00
Lesson 5

Chord Theory

Steve explains how basic triads are formed in this lesson. He also explains the relationship...

Length: 40:12
Lesson 6

Intro to Fingerpicking

Steve Eulberg introduces you to the wonderful world of fingerpicking.

Length: 51:00
Lesson 7

Bringing it Together

Steve starts to weave the strings of the past lessons together.

Length: 47:00
Lesson 8

Chords, Keys and Relationships

This episode delves further in the realm of chords, scales, keys and the relationships...

Length: 34:25
Lesson 9

Barre Chords

This lesson covers power chords and barre chords. You will learn how these chords are...

Length: 38:24
Lesson 10

Tools for Guitar

Steve explains how basic tools such as the metronome, capo, and picks aid your guitar...

Length: 27:12
Lesson 11

Playing Lead and Scales

This lesson gets you into the basics of playing melodies on the guitar. Playing melodies...

Length: 45:00
Lesson 12

Hand Stretches

Steve demonstrates some great stretches for the hands, wrists and upper arms.

Length: 8:12
Lesson 13

Different Guitars

Steve discusses the difference between the steel string acoustic, classical, and 12 string...

Length: 12:00
Lesson 14

Changing Guitar Strings

This lesson is all about changing guitar strings. This process can be very frustrating,...

Length: 37:00
Lesson 15

Timing and Tempo

Steve Eulberg delves into the wonderful world of rhythm and time signatures.

Length: 29:00
Lesson 16

Circle of Fifths

Steve Eulberg introduces the Circle of Fifths. He demonstrates a song that features a...

Length: 15:30
Lesson 17

Clearing Up Confusion

In this lesson Steve attempts to clear up some confusion with previous lessons. He will...

Length: 15:52
Lesson 18

Review and Moving On

Steve Eulberg does a quick review of this lesson series and talks about moving on.

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Lesson 19

Completing Lessons

Steve answers the popular question, "When should I move on to the next lesson?" by sharing...

Length: 6:19

Kids and Guitar

Playing the guitar can be a fun, educational, and productive activity for children of all ages. Introduce your child to the wonderful world of music with this lesson series.

Lesson 1

Introduction to Guitar

In this lesson, the first in the Kids and Guitar series, Steve Eulberg introduces the...

Length: 7:23
Lesson 2

Parts of the Guitar

Steve Eulberg talks about the parts of the guitar and how they function. You also get...

Length: 7:30
Lesson 3

Holding and Playing...

Steve explains how to properly hold your guitar. He also explains how the strings are...

Length: 8:54
Lesson 4

Playing Guitar

Steve prepares you to play your first notes in this lesson. Get ready for some fun!

Length: 13:12
Lesson 5

Finger Placement and...

Steve explains finger placement and proper playing technique. He also teaches a fun new...

Length: 14:12
Lesson 6

Tuning the Guitar

Learning how to properly tune the guitar is an absolutely essential skill. In this lesson,...

Length: 8:30
Lesson 7

Hand Exercise

In this lesson, Steve Eulberg provides a new exercise that will challenge your mind and...

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Lesson 8

Chords and a Song

Steve introduces some basic chords. Then, he teaches the classic song "Hot Cross Buns."

Length: 14:48
Lesson 9

The Right Hand

Steve explains proper picking hand technique.

Length: 9:34
Lesson 10

Mary Had a Little Lamb

Steve Eulberg covers the classic children's song "Mary Had a Little Lamb."

Length: 6:37
Lesson 11

Aunt Rhody

Steve teaches an easy children's song called "Aunt Rhody." We've all heard the song....

Length: 10:59
Lesson 12

Paw Paw Patch

Steve teaches a classic song called "Paw Paw Patch" in this lesson.

Length: 10:50
Lesson 13

The Wheels on the Bus

Steve Eulberg teaches the popular kids song "The Wheels on the Bus."

Length: 5:54
Lesson 14

The Wheels on the Bus...

In this lesson, Steve Eulberg teaches the song "The Wheels on the Bus" in a different...

Length: 14:11
Lesson 15

Old MacDonald Had a...

Steve teaches the popular kids song "Old MacDonald Had a Farm" in this lesson.

Length: 11:03
Lesson 16

Ode to Joy

Steve teaches "Ode to Joy," a catchy and highly recognizable tune.

Length: 20:52
Lesson 17

Scale Finger Practice

Steve demonstrates techniques to accomplish the ability to move your fingers independently.

Length: 6:54
Lesson 18

E Minor Chord

Steve teaches the E minor chord. This chord was first introduced in the song "Ode to Joy"...

Length: 5:54
Lesson 19

A Minor Chord

Steve introduces the A minor chord. You have an opportunity to compare and contrast the...

Length: 9:16
Lesson 20

Picking Technique

Steve breaks away from left hand positions to focus on picking hand technique.

Length: 6:44
Lesson 21

B Minor Chord

Steve adds yet another chord for your fingers to enjoy. In this lesson, he teaches the...

Length: 10:54
Lesson 22

4 Fret Exercise

Give your fretting hand a workout with this 4 fret exercise!

Length: 9:24
Lesson 23

12 Fret Movement Exercise

Steve Eulberg explains an exercise that will develop your ability to perform position...

Length: 11:11
Lesson 24

"Monkey Around" Fret...

Steve shows how to "monkey around" with a fret hand exercise designed to develop creativity...

Length: 4:45
Lesson 25

D Minor Chord

Steve demonstrates the D minor chord.

Length: 3:42
Lesson 26

Joshua Fit the Battle...

Steve uses the new D minor chord from Lesson 25 in the classic song "Joshua Fit the Battle...

Length: 9:36
Lesson 27

Smooth Chord Transition...

Steve demonstrates some techniques that help transition smoothly between chords.

Length: 9:35
Lesson 28

What and When Hands

This fantastic lesson explains that the strum hand determines when we hear the sound,...

Length: 8:15
Lesson 29

5th Fret Magic

Steve breaks explains how notes are laid out in first position and how the 5th fret is...

Length: 8:40
Lesson 30

House of Chords - The...

Welcome to the first installment of a series that details how various chords are formed!...

Length: 4:50
Lesson 31

House of Chords - The...

Steve moves from room to room in the house of chords. This lesson features the room of...

Length: 5:01
Lesson 32

House of Chords - The...

Steve continues through the House of Chords. In this lesson, he has found himself in the...

Length: 14:18
Lesson 33

House of Chords - The...

Steve welcomes you to the room of E as he continues to take you on a tour of the House...

Length: 5:01
Lesson 34

House of Chords - The...

Steve finally completes his tour of the House of Chords with the room of D.

Length: 3:39
Lesson 35

Advanced Strumming Pt....

It's time to introduce a new strumming technique commonly referred to as the "boom-chuck."...

Length: 6:04
Lesson 36

Advanced Strumming Pt....

Steve continues with part 2 of his advanced strumming techniques.

Length: 4:16
Lesson 37

Advanced Strumming Pt....

Diving more in depth and getting a better grasp on the alternate "boom chuck" style of...

Length: 2:44
Lesson 38

Advanced Strumming Pt....

Steve introduces full chord strumming techniques in part 4 of his advanced strumming lessons.

Length: 3:50
Lesson 39

Advanced Strumming Pt....

Steve demonstrates how to "alternate the boom" to a different string in this Advanced...

Length: 3:24
Lesson 40

Advanced Strumming Pt....

Welcome to part 6 in a series of advanced strumming techniques. This lesson demonstrates...

Length: 4:15
Lesson 41

Advanced Strumming Pt....

Steve Breaks down what the D chord looks like when applying the "boom chuck" strum technique.

Length: 2:33
Lesson 42

Advanced Strumming Pt....

Steve finishes off his strumming sessions by demonstrating additional alternating bass...

Length: 6:00

Beginner Guitar with Steve Eulberg 2015

If you are a beginner to the guitar or looking to brush up your skills, this series is for you. This beginner series starts off pretending you have never touched a guitar and gets you playing in no time. The skills in this series will be the foundation for your guitar-playing career.

Lesson 1

Introduction to the...

Steve Eulberg introduces his beginner course and talks about who the course is for and...

Length: 5:06
Lesson 2

Meet the Acoustic Guitar

Steve introduces you to the wonderful world of the acoustic guitar. He talks about the...

Length: 8:46
Lesson 3

Meet the Classical Guitar

Steve introduces the classical guitar in all of its nylon-stringed glory. He discusses...

Length: 9:07
Lesson 4

Meet the 12 String Guitar

Steve Eulberg introduces the 12 string guitar and talks about its merits and the differences...

Length: 6:57
Lesson 5

Meet the Electric Guitar

Steve Eulberg introduces the electric guitar. He talks about all of its parts and explains...

Length: 8:53
Lesson 6

All About the Strings

In this lesson Steve Eulberg delves into the mysterious and wonderful world of strings....

Length: 12:58
Lesson 7

Tuning and the Magic...

Before you play your first chord, your guitar must be in tune. In this lesson, Steve talks...

Length: 7:30
Lesson 8

Tuning Devices

It isn't always possible to tune by ear or using the magic of the 5th fret method. Whether...

Length: 14:18
Lesson 9

Holding the Guitar

It may seem like a tedious subject for a lesson, but learning how to properly hold guitar...

Length: 5:08
Lesson 10

The Left Hand

In this lesson Steve introduces the left hand, or fretting hand. He talks about how to...

Length: 15:11
Lesson 11

The Right Hand

In this lesson Steve talks about the role of the right hand, or the picking hand. He discusses...

Length: 21:48
Lesson 12

The G Chord

Steve guides you through getting your fingers on the fretboard and playing your first...

Length: 12:09
Lesson 13

The C Chord

Steve Eulberg introduces your second chord, the C. He teaches a 1 finger version of the...

Length: 5:30
Lesson 14

Your First Song

Steve Eulberg takes the one finger G and C chords from the previous lessons and combines...

Length: 7:25
Lesson 15

The D7 Chord

Steve moves on to teach the D7 chord, which is your first chord that makes use of three...

Length: 8:20
Lesson 16

Moving Between Chords

The focus of this lesson is nurturing the ability to change between chords in a quick...

Length: 8:25
Lesson 17

Moving Between Chords...

Steve moves on and talks about transitioning between two chords that do not have any fretted...

Length: 4:32
Lesson 18

Steve's Guide to Practice

Steve talks about his five-pronged approach to practicing. He also explains how he would...

Length: 12:41
Lesson 19

Written Resources

As a guitar player you will be assaulted with a wide variety of written resources, ranging...

Length: 10:13
Lesson 20

Conquer the World with...

If you know three chords, you can play thousands of songs. In this lesson, Steve demonstrates...

Length: 14:17
Lesson 21

Conquer the World with...

Steve Eulberg explains how learning three chords allows you to play most bluegrass songs.

Length: 12:06
Lesson 22

Conquer the World with...

Steve advances his assault on the free people of planet Earth by showing how three chords...

Length: 5:53
Lesson 23

Conquer the World with...

Steve demonstrates how three chords can be used to dominate the rock genre. He uses the...

Length: 5:53
Lesson 24

Conquer the World with...

Steve shows how knowing three chords can be used to play gospel music.

Length: 6:47
Lesson 25

Conquer the World with...

Now that Steve has covered 5 genres of music that you can dominate with a mere three chords,...

Length: 9:57
Lesson 26

The Strumming Workshop...

Think of this like bootcamp, but for strumming and rhythm playing. Steve introduces a...

Length: 15:50
Lesson 27

The Strumming Workshop...

Strumming in 4/4 time is an invaluable and fun skill, but alas it is time to move on....

Length: 7:10
Lesson 28

The Strumming Workshop...

Steve teaches the song "Over the Waves" as an example of how to strum in 3/4 time.

Length: 3:50
Lesson 29

The Strumming Workshop...

Steve is back with some more strumming goodness. He introduces what he calls a "fan strum,"...

Length: 4:58
Lesson 30

Single String Goodness

It's time to return to the world of picking single notes, the precursor to busting out...

Length: 4:49
Lesson 31

The Ultimate Skipping...

Now that you've practiced playing the frets in order it is time to skip around! This challenging...

Length: 3:26
Lesson 32

Playing across Strings...

Steve brings an old exercise back from the dead and breathes new life into it. The goal...

Length: 4:30
Lesson 33

The C Major Scale

Don't let the terms scale and music theory drive a black wedge of fear deep into your...

Length: 11:12
Lesson 34

Chords and Their Intimate...

In this lesson, Steve talks a bit about how chords are made, but more importantly how...

Length: 8:24
Lesson 35

Relating to Minor Chords

In this lesson Steve Eulberg talks about minor chords and explains how they relate to...

Length: 5:19
Lesson 36

Fast and Easy Chord...

Now that you've learned a slew of new chords, Steve Eulberg takes a look at them and sees...

Length: 3:00
Lesson 37

The D Family of Chords

In this lesson Steve covers several chords built from a D root note.

Length: 11:02
Lesson 38

The A Family of Chords

With the D family of chords firmly in our rearview mirror, it is now time to move on to...

Length: 9:39
Lesson 39

The G Family of Chords

This time around Steve takes a look at the G family of chords. As with previous lessons,...

Length: 6:31
Lesson 40

The C Family of Chords

Now it's time to delve into the mysterious world of the C family of chords. Steve teaches...

Length: 8:00
Lesson 41

The E Family of Chords

Steve moves on to the E family of chords. Memorizing all of these chord families is a...

Length: 7:55
Lesson 42

Pump up Your Pinky

Steve takes a break from the punishing chord lessons he has been serving up day after...

Length: 5:17
Lesson 43

E Shape Barre Chords

You've been dreading this for months, perhaps even years, but we can't run any longer....

Length: 11:47
Lesson 44

The A Shape Barre Chord...

Now that you've learned the E shape barre chord, it's time to ratchet up the difficult...

Length: 10:53
Lesson 45

Hand Stretches and Exercises

Steve talks about exercises and stretches that are useful for protecting your hands and...

Length: 12:29
Lesson 46

The Circle of 5ths

Though it may sound complicated, the circle of 5ths can be a very useful tool, and can...

Length: 9:17
Lesson 47

Bringing It All Together:...

Steve brings together your understanding of music, theory and the understanding of keys....

Length: 5:12
Lesson 48

Bringing It All Together:...

Steve takes the chord progression from the previous lesson and transposes it to the key...

Length: 7:33
Lesson 49

Bringing It All Together:...

Steve continues with his "bringing it together" theme. This time he ventures into the...

Length: 9:45
Lesson 50

Bringing It All Together:...

Steve continues in the theme of his previous lessons and brings everything together in...

Length: 10:03
Lesson 51

Bringing It All Together:...

In this lesson Steve takes a look at the key of E, and brings together all of your past...

Length: 10:16
Lesson 52

Introducing the CAPO

In this lesson we introduce the CAPO, a fabulous tool that can be used to change the key...

Length: 8:04
Lesson 53

Major Scale Pattern

Scales can seem a daunting and confusing topic, created only to stifle young musicians....

Length: 7:38
Lesson 54

Introduction to Fingerpicking

Steve introduces the concept of fingerpicking, and teaches a basic picking pattern.

Length: 9:32
Lesson 55

Introduction to Fingerpicking...

Steve introduces a fingerpicking pattern that sounds quite complex, but in all reality...

Length: 4:48
Lesson 56

Introduction to Fingerpicking...

Steve returns to the world of fingerpicking and introduces a new platter that he dubs...

Length: 6:54
Lesson 57

Introduction to Fingerpicking...

In this lesson Steve talks about one of the core tenets of fingerpicking: using your thumb...

Length: 4:14
Lesson 58

The Major Pentatonic...

It's time to return to the world of scales. This time we take a look at the major pentatonic...

Length: 5:27
Lesson 59

The Minor Pentatonic...

Steve moves on to teach the minor pentatonic scale. Like the major before it, this scale...

Length: 6:36