Madeleine Albright Plays Drums At Chris Botti Concert


During the 2012 Thelonious Monk Institute of Jazz’s competition and gala at the Kennedy Center’s Eisenhower Theater, Jazz Alley TV & HawaiiOnTV.com captured an unexpected performer who sat in on the drums!!

Filmmaker and Emmy winner Ken Martinez Burgmaier was on location in Washington, D.C. with his Maui-based Jazz Alley TV & HawaiiONTV.com film crews for a new film project and national TV special at the Smithsonian Institute and Kennedy Center for the Thelonious Monk Institute of Jazz.
The special, a tribute to former U.S. Secretary of State Madeleine Albright, featured appearances by and interviews with Academy Award winner Helen Mirren, 20-time Grammy winner and Queen of Soul Aretha Franklin, actor Billy Dee Williams, Academy and Grammy legend Herbie Hancock, and blues legend Joe Louis Walker.

The exclusive HawaiiONTV.com footage aired on CNN International
to 265 million homes.

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This footage was directed and produced by
Kenneth K. Martinez Burgmaier – Jazz Alley TV
www.JazzAlleyTV.com