POLITICS

Madeleine Albright plays the drums at Chris Botti concert

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Yeas and Nays,Politics,Nikki Schwab

It was certainly a Valentine's Day to remember for former Secretary of State Madeleine Albright. Albright attended Monday night's Chris Botti concert at the Kennedy Center and received a shout-out from Botti mid-way through the show. Making it even better, Botti invited her to join him on stage for the last song.

"She sat down behind the drums and at the end of the song sort of started pounding away," explained NJIMedia President Nathan Imperiale, who was in the audience with his wife and captured the whole thing on video. "I'm not sure if she was actually skilled at playing the drums," Imperiale told Yeas & Nays. "I don't think she's a trained musician." Albright drummed along to the song Nessun Dorma from the opera Turandot by Giacomo Puccini. Imperiale also spotted Albright on her way out of the Kennedy Center. She was carrying the drumsticks and had a big smile on her face. "She was very excited," he said.

Here's the video.