With exotic instruments and virtuoso chops, the Tea Party from Windsor, Ontario, Canada are more than “Moroccan Roll” and satanic riffs played Jesus loud.
Their songs such as “Sister Awake”, and “Release” (“I want you to be free from me”) have inspired men involved in the White Ribbon campaign to prevent violence against women.
It’s part of a movement of NGOs and charity groups dedicated to supporting women. Here are some links:
The Tea Party are one of the most traveled bands from Canada, touring from Turkey to Australia, the current home of guitarist and vocalist Jeff Martin. More than 25 years after releasing their first albums, the Tea Party’s live concerts are better than ever, and few bands anywhere in the world can match their fire and skill. We recently had the chance to photograph their first three songs at the Palace Theatre in Calgary, Alberta, Canada.
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