In this November 2009 photo, Phil Freelon drops his Grammy Award nominated wife of 30 years, Nnenna, off at RDU airport as she heads to Italy for a performance. Corey Lowenstein NEWS & OBSERVER FILE PHOTO

In this November 2009 photo, Phil Freelon drops his Grammy Award nominated wife of 30 years, Nnenna, off at RDU airport as she heads to Italy for a performance. Corey Lowenstein NEWS & OBSERVER FILE PHOTO