Revisiting The Barn: a legendary Wilmington jazz club and dance hall

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Published Jun 24, 2022, 4:01 AM

We talk to Wilmington native and North Carolina jazz historian Larry Reni Thomas about The Barn, a club that shone brightly during the days of segregation in the 1940s and early '50s, hosting such legendary players as Lionel Hampton, Dizzy Gillespie, Count Basie, Cab Calloway and many more. 

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