by Steve Eulberg At DulcimerCrossing.com we seem to love riding the ponies because here we are, announcing the new hammered dulcimer lesson for this tune, Spotted Pony. Steve first learned this from Erin Mae Lewis at the Walnut Valley Festival in Winfield Kansas (mumble, mumble) years ago! It’s stepwise and skipping melodic phrases make it […]
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Steve Eulberg stands within the tradition of handmade, acoustic, home-grown music, giving life to old songs and tunes and songs by passing them on. He also stretches the boundaries of musical instrumentation by playing jazz, blues and bossa nova on traditional instruments.
He brings virtuosity and surprise to performance and thoughtful songwriting which utilize humor, bringing new perspectives to embrace the broken lives and tattered fringes of life and re-weave them into strands of hope.
The warm vibrations and resonance of wood & strings inspire a hope he is compelled to share with audiences.The hammered dulcimer is present in cultures across the globe, the mountain dulcimer has crossed cultural boundaries to be adopted by people outside of its origins.
There is an ancestral resonance that people feel when hearing these instruments which brings a human tribal unity to those in the audience.
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by Steve Eulberg I am so excited to introduce you to this brand-new instrument. I have been waiting for it for over a year and it is finally here! Robert Stephens of South Carolina (StephensLutherie.com) has been working with Aaron O’Rourke (of Chattanooga, TN) to develop a new fingerstyle dulcimer that can also work when […]
by Steve Eulberg Just in time for the year-end holidays, Deborah Hamouris provides us with a delightful arrangement and lesson on this lesser-known tune. Deborah is half of the duo Dulcimates with her spouse Buffalo. They have been playing tunes like this for the Great Dickens Faire in San Francisco for many years. She has […]