World-reknown pianist/composer Randy Weston took time from his world-hopping to christen Magnolia’s new piano, performing with the peerless accompianiment of Alex Blake, Bassist and Neil Clarke, African Percussions. The trio offered up an historic good time at the June 23rd event.
Catering by Le Toulkere included: Chicken Saute with Senegalese Peanut Sauce/ Cod Fritters with Domoda Sauce/ Crab Cake with Remoulade Sauce/ Chicken Combo – Fried Fingers with BBQ and Mustard Sauces, Vegetarian Pastel, Balsamic-Grilled Peppadew Peppers/Sundried Tomato Mozzarella, and more.
It was announced that Councilman Al Vann had secured a $1 million dollars for interior renovations of Magnolia, Borough President Marty Markowitz read a Proclamation and Proclamations also came from State Senator Velmanette Montgomery.
Zion Band provided interlude music and Claudia Normil-Novella was hostess.
If you’d like more information about on Jazz at Magnolia coming this Fall, call Andrea at 718-387-2116.