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Coffee with the Kayes

Coffee with the Kayes

By Ron Kaye
Three professional musicians and teachers get together to drink some coffee and talk about all things music. Join us for lively conversation to provide insights into learning, playing, teaching and enjoying music. We may even talk some football.
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Episode #7 - Coffee with the Kayes

Coffee with the Kayes

Episode #7 - Coffee with the Kayes

Coffee with the Kayes

Coffee withe Kayes - The Weasel Coffee Episode
If somebody told me I'd be drinking coffee made from a weasel's fecal matter, on our podcast, I wouldn't believe you! Join us as we imbibe this fantastic coffee and discuss; Cambodian weasel coffee, how diet affects you sensitivity to sweets, Robusto vs. Aarabica coffes, Chemex vs. French press, The Cleveland Browns drama, Billboard's Top 10 Greatest artists of all time, the new Beatles documentary, Ringo Starr's childhood, and much more! 
December 3, 2021
Coffee with the Kayes Rock-n-Roll Quiz
Stay tuned as we discuss the latest coffees we are enjoying from Boyers blend to the coffee from Cambodia made with weasel feces.Also, no podcast of ours would be complete without discussing the Cleveland Browns, Kase Keenum, Baker Mayfield more. Take  the quiz to determine if you can name the giants who shaped rock-n-roll.How is your Jimi Hendrix, John Bonham, and Joe Walsh, knowledge?
November 5, 2021
Coffee with the Kayes - Season #2, Episode #11
Hey, how about discussing some coffee. Join us as we look into Kona, Ugandan, & Costarican blends. Of course we are going to be talking about the Cleveland Browns and how they're doing in week two, Tyrod Taylor, the cardiac kids concept, and don't forget why we love teaching music, reading music vs. playing by memory, self-assesment in learning music, being criticl of your practice. And that is just before the break! The second half of our podcast we delve into the history of the Kaye family and music, developing self-discipline in music, and the obstacles many people face in learning music.
September 23, 2021
Coffee with the Kayes Season 2 Episode #10
Join the Kayes as we delve into our current coffee preferences, "Whiskey with the Kayes?", Our Nashville trip, The Cleveland Browns 75th Anniversary, NAMM, Keep the Music Alive, World Kid's Music Day, Music products of interest, and Quaver Ed.and much more!
August 3, 2021
Coffee with the Kayes - The Methodology of Practice
On today's episode, we pose the the interesting question, "Will Josh buy that $800 coffee maker and would it be worth it?" We further discuss NAMM's Newbe Hall, music lessons and music post COVID, Remote lessons, and the Work and Rewards Cycle. Join us and pick up a few insights and pointers from our family of teachers.
July 2, 2021
Hey what type of coffee personality are you. Join us in this episode and find out what your coffee personality traits reviel about you. We will also talk about Josh's graduation commencement from Boston University. We will discuss the music industry's adaptation to the pandemic, higher education vs. real world experience, working multiple jobs,Ron Kaye's New release on May 24th, 2021,Blues music's returnto popularity, and the creative and practicing.
May 27, 2021
Coffee with the Kayes Season #2 Episode #7
In this episode we discuss coffee, difficult times and odd time signatures, Youtube vs/ the process of learning music, singing techniques, March Madness and our brackets, the Cleveland Browns chemistry and new signings. Here we go...
April 28, 2021
Coffee with the Kayes Season#2 Episode#6
OK, check out our latest coffee discussion including advice for those just beginning to expand your coffee experience. We discuss JJ Watts, Baker Mayfield vs. Tom Brady, love songs we missed from Ep. 4, and the role and power of brass instruments in music. For a video version of this podcast check out: For great music lessons from the Kayes, visit Incidental music from “K-Struction” by Ron Kaye:
March 31, 2021
Coffee with the Kayes Season#2 Episode #5
Join us as we dive deep into coffee and the concepts involved in learning music.
March 12, 2021
COFFEE WITH THE KAYES - Season #2, Episode #4 the Valentine's Day Episode
Join us for a great talk about coffee, the Browns, and, YES, the Best Love Songs of All Time and even 20 of the worst love song which some folks don't want to ever hear again. Don't miss this exciting time as we rate love songs and artists!
February 13, 2021
Coffee with the Kayes - Season #2, Episode #3
Back at it discussing cofee, the Cleveland Browns, attention to detail in music, Maslow's Hierarchy of needs as it relates to learning music, and much more! 
February 5, 2021
COFFEE WITH THE KAYES - The roots of music
Come join us for another episode of Coffee with the Kayes as we discuss our current coffee likes and dislikes, The Cleveland Browns progress, our history of seeing music through the eyes of our family throughout the generations, where the funk went, teaching generations of kids about music, and much more!
January 23, 2021
Coffee with the Kayes - Season #2 Episode #1
Join the Kaye family as we enter the New Year with the second season of our awesome podcast. We will be discussing coffee (of course), the Cleveland Browns making the playoffs, the years 2020 and 2021, music lessons and stress management, remote learning lessons from the public school year, the learning process, and more.
January 8, 2021
Episode #11 - Coffee with the Kayes - Holiday Edition!
Happy Holidays! Join us as we end 2020 and talk coffee, the Browns, Josh completing his Masters Degree in Music Education, The "Kaye Way,"  Boston University, racial inequity in education, & sleepy music, Don't miss our list of the best and worst Christmas songs!
December 18, 2020
Episode #10 - Coffee with the Kayes
Join us for our 10th episode as we explore more coffee, influence of our podcast, our current favorite coffees, the health benefits of drinking coffee, flawed coffee studies, the incredible Cleveland Browns, the road to fame and riches vs hard work, Kyle's first guitar, custom refinishing drums, high end music purchases vs your needs, better equipment vs education, Josh's education and homeschooling, technology in music vs buying different guitars, and more!
December 11, 2020
Episode #9 - Coffee with the Kayes
Join us for our post Thanksgiving podcast where we discuss everything from coffee to what is creativity in music and how to practice creating music or making your music more creative.
December 5, 2020
Episode #8 - Coffee with the Kayes
Join us as we discuss expanding our podcast reach, what coffee we are enjoying, our Instapod, the Browns, crossing the goal line, exceeding expectation in music, reading and writing music, Bach's life, Thanksgiving, optimism, the music room, & more.
November 27, 2020
Episode #7 - Coffee with the Kayes
It's more coffee, our new coffee machine, ordering coffee difficulties, the Browns, the metronome & counting, student success stories, the mental aspect of playing music, critical listening to music, the emotion of listening to music, The story of Poppy, the story of Grammy, and remote learning.
November 20, 2020
Episode #6 - Coffee with the Kayes
Learn about our new coffee machine, ridiculous directions, the countertop saga, installation set backs, Josh's electromagnetic quality, saluting our veterans, Warner Brothers cartoons and the classical music connection, the Cleveland Browns, the importance of learning to read music, and more!
November 13, 2020
Episode #5 - Coffee with the Kayes
Join us as we discuss Ron Kaye's new album, Kstruction, coffee and coffee marketing, coffee makers, the Cleveland Browns, the process of correcting errors in learning music, singing and voice lessons, Kyle's qualifications as a vocal expert, recognizing the sound and characteristics of your voice, Josh's current work on his Masters in Music Degree, Jazz music, and more.
November 6, 2020
Episode #4 - Coffee with the Kayes
Lets talk coffee, football, music technique, humorous stories and more on this the 4th episode of Coffee with the Kayes.
October 30, 2020
Episode #3 - Coffee with the Kayes
Join us for some coffee and entertaining/informative conversation about music. Topics we cover in this episode are coffee (of course), the Cleveland Browns, using the metronome, counting, Kenny Aronoff, listening to music, Tower of Power, personal listening experiences, burnout, being mentally involved in your practice, and more.
October 23, 2020
Episode #2 Coffee with the Kayes
Join us for a great episode discussing, coffee, practicing fundamentals, timing and meter, using the metronome _why and how, and lots or stimulating humor and insights into music.
October 19, 2020
Coffee with the Kayes Episode #1
Join us for the maiden voyage of "Coffee with the Kayes" for some insights and tips into practicing and understanding the elements involved in a good practice routine.
October 9, 2020
October 1, 2020
October 1, 2020