A centuries-old tradition of afternoon tea endures at the Porter-Phelps-Huntington Museum with “A Perfect Spot of Tea” summer series continues Saturday, July 16th featuring musical guests 56 String Duo with Bob Markey and Andrew Jenkins.
Robert Markey studied classical and blues guitar and then sitar in Boston and in India. His music is based in the North Indian (Hindustani) music tradition. Robert plays a mix of ragas from North and South India and raga-like improvisations from Persia, Japan, Hungary and Indonesia. Andrew Jenkins is a twelve-string guitarist who studied at Boston’s Berklee College of Music, and has been playing music for 38 years.
“A Perfect Spot of Tea” also features delicious pastries donated by local businesses, attentive service, and, of course, plenty of Earl Grey tea. For an additional fee, guests may also tour the Porter-Phelps-Huntington House Museum.