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Jump, jive and wail at the North Carolina Jazz Festival

WILMINGTON, NC (WECT) -

Jump, jive and wail this weekend at the North Carolina Jazz Festival.

The event, in its 37th year, swings into Wilmington on Thursday, Feb. 2 at the Wilmington Hilton Riverside.

The opening night for the 37th Annual North Carolina Jazz Festival will feature world renowned jazz singer, composer, actress and six-time Grammy nominee Nnenna Freelon and her trio.

Also at this year’s festival, Sea Pans will play its jazz that has a unique flavor of Trinidad.

Sea Pans founder, Vince Stout, of Wilmington, hand crafts and tunes steel barrels to create authentic versions of steel drums.

For a full schedule of events, head to http://ncjazzfestival.com/2017-festival/

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