by Steve Eulberg These questions get asked frequently so here is a guide to help you decode the chord symbols that you may often see above the musical notation: A Chord (by definition a triad) is made up of 3 specific pitches (1-3-5 steps of the scale.) A Chord Symbol is short hand for which […]
Since appearing on the cover of Dulcimer Players News in 2002 (see above), Steve has been writing articles to share what he has learned with the dulcimer community….
by Steve Eulberg Have you ever wondered how to find a particular chord you are looking for? You might be familiar with a couple of fingerings for your favorite chords, but then there is that “weird” one that the music calls for and your musical chord theory is a bit rusty. This one is for […]
by Steve Eulberg …into something of Value.” –Herbie Hancock Jazz Pianist Herbie Hancock tells a story of something that happened when he played a “wrong” chord during Miles Davis’ solo. This video is from Herbie’s MasterClass. This is some GOOD advice for more than just jazz music. It is for ALL music. And for life. […]
by Linda Ratcliff You will learn something new everyday if you pay attention. – Ray LeBlond Learn Something New Sometimes the process of learning a new tune is sabotaged before you even begin. You allow a spirit of doom to hang over your head, because you think the piece is too difficult. You might […]
by Linda Ratcliff Creativity is a wild mind and a disciplined eye. – Dorothy Parker My husband and I moved this week, and we now live in our RV on Watts Bar Lake in Tennessee. We have a beautiful view of the lake, right out our back window. Actually, we’re parked on a peninsula, so […]