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Tea

TEA has just finished producing the new album by keyboard legend Brian Auger

Brian Auger
Brian Auger
b.1939
organ, Hammond B3
, titled “Language of the Heart”.

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From Six Degrees Records President Bob Duskis:

A few months ago I received through the magic of E mail, the latest album from a duo who call themselves TEA. Mixing soul, house and jazz with African flavors, Tea is the brainchild of guitarist Franck Balloffet, from Lyon, France, and Southern California drummer/keyboardist Phil Bunch. Franck & Phil first met as members of Los Angeles’ premier African band, Bateke Beat, which featured multi-instrumentalist Fidel Bateke, formerly of Fela Kuti’s ensemble from Nigeria. The group's second record, Dreams, rises to the challenge of fusing lots of different influences while maintaining a distinct personality all its own

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2009
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