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/