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Emile Barnes

Emile Barnes grew up in a famous musical family, played a toy fife as a young child and was given his first clarinet by jazz great Bunk Johnson. Barnes, pictured here in 1952, performed alongside numerous renowned jazz musicians.

Emile Barnes

Courtesy of Tulane University, William Ransom Hogan Archive of New Orleans Jazz

Emile Barnes. Crawford, Ralston (Photographer)

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Courtesy of Tulane University, William Ransom Hogan Archive of New Orleans Jazz
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