Become a music arranger with 'I Love Coffee I Love Tea' and 'Knuckles'! [Part V]

Arranging gives you and your students permission to mix it up! I Love Coffee, I Love Tea’s familiar patterns can inspire your students to try their hand at arranging! They’ll have the chance to make creative decisions, change the order of the tunes, actually change the music in several ways and make it their own! Help them gain confidence being creative at the piano. This blog post comes with several tutorial videos that help them get started! Share it directly with your students! … continue reading →

I Love Coffee, I Love Tea and 'Knuckles' Intro to Circle of Fifths [Part IV]

I Love Coffee, I Love Tea offers an easy way to teach or learn the most powerful chord progression in all styles of music: II - V - I. This blog post is complete with images, a tutorial video and a FREE printable sheet, and is a great way to start any intermediate student on understanding keyboard harmony! Share this post directly with your students to give them a project they can do at home! … … continue reading →

Piano play-along duet: I Love Coffee I Love Tea and Knuckles [Teacher intro]

Organize a complete unit in five sections on I Love Coffee, I Love Tea! Students can: 1) learn the upper duet tunes by rote with tutorial videos and a supporting guide sheet; 2) teach it to a family member; 3) learn the duet chords with a tutorial video and music sheet; 4) learn about the circle of fifths; and 5) become a music arranger! Keep your students engaged with this amazing project! … continue reading →

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