Handful of Coffee & Keys

Remember when that song, “Handful of Keys” came out? You probably don’t. I don’t. We’re talking about the music of Thomas ‘Fats’ Waller from the 1930’s. I love tickling the ivories on this piece. It’s fun. It’s bright. It’s a tune that you can appreciate at a moderately fast or fast tempo. One of my […]

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Coffee and Music 2021

Hello again. I hope your New Year is off to a ROCKING start! Mine has been filled with music and coffee so far. There’s been some coffee talk about me starting my own coffee cart. My students are busy practicing and preparing for exams and competitions. It’s been an amazing start to 2021 I’d say. […]

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Coffee & Music Conversation

Happy Thanksgiving!–Time really flies, man. It feels like the whole year just flew by. In these ‘Coronian’ times, if you’ve made it this far you have a lot to be thankful for. I am most thankful this year for Coffee and Music Conversation. I’ll tell you why. As a barista and piano teacher, I’ve been […]

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Bee VS Moz

Beethoven versus Mozart–That’s the theme of this week’s post. I’ve been thinking a lot about Beethoven lately. Maybe it’s because he has a birthday coming up soon. He’ll be 250 years-old, I believe. And, Mozart has always been a ‘first love’ for me too. The cool thing about being a piano teacher is that I […]

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