Madeline Albright Playing The Drums In A Jazz Competition

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Former U.S. Secretary of State Madeleine Albright made a surprise performance at Washington, D.C.’s Kennedy Center on Sunday night… on the drums. She performed at the star-studded Thelonious Monk International Jazz Drums Competition and Gala Concert, for a crowd that included Helen Mirren and Aretha Franklin.

2. She accompanied a trumpeter.

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Or, you might say, he accompanied her.

3. All smiles.

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