Classical Composers & Coffee

Who is a classical composer that you admire? I pick Beethoven. For a number of reasons…I pick this composer. I’m pretty sure that he defined ‘pop’ music back in his day. After all, pop music can be defined by the importance of the original performer, composer, etc. I’m almost sure that seeing Beethoven perform his […]

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Simple Classics for Piano

We certainly hope you enjoyed our recent podcast exploring simple classics for piano.  It’s a term borrowed from the 1950s.  For this week’s homework, see if you too can “explore the wonders of a piano” by choosing and playing some chords to the following tunes…in the key of C Major. Prelude by F. Chopin Spring […]

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Gingerbread Spicy Pumpkin Playlist

Hey there!–Merrrrry Christmas to you and thank you for coming to check out the playlist from today’s podcast episode.  We also wanted to mention Spotify with all of our other social media shoutouts from this morning.  If we failed to mention any platforms please “charge it to our heads and not our hearts”.  We don’t […]

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A Brief Walk Through…Harlem

We continued our coffee culture and music series today by wrapping things up with a brief walk through Harlem, New York.  See our stopping points below: Sugar Hill Cafe Make My Cake Amy Ruth’s Street Bird Red Rooster Sylvia’s Our music poll continues with the following question – Which part of music is self-teaching? We’re […]

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Coffee Culture & Music Homework

As promised!–Your coffee culture and music homework assignment is here.  We took a walk with you around New York City on our early Saturday morning podcast.  Your job is to find music that inspires you.  When you walk into a coffee shop…what do you hear?  Do you hear songs that you wish to learn to […]

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