Louis Prima



Louis Prima

Rating
Active
1936 to 1975
Born
December 7, 1910
Died
August 24, 1978
Location
New Orleans, Louisiana, United States
Biography
Louis Prima (December 7, 1910 - August 24, 1978) was an American singer, actor, songwriter, and trumpeter. Prima rode the musical trends of his time, starting with his seven-piece New Orleans style jazz band in the late 1920s, then leading a swing combo in the 1930s, a big band in the 1940s, a Vegas lounge act in the 1950s, and a pop-rock band in the 1960s. Early life: Prima was from a musical family in New Orleans. His father, Anthony Prima, was the son of Leonardo Di Prima, a Sicilian immigrant from Salaparuta, while his mother, Angelina Caravella, had immigrated from Ustica as a baby.
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Albums, Releases & Mixtapes


The Very Best of Louis Prima

The Very Best of Louis Prima

Louis Prima May 21, 2014

24 Tracks

The Best Of Louis Prima

The Best Of Louis Prima

Louis Prima January 19, 2013

20 Tracks

Las Vegas Prima Style

Las Vegas Prima Style

Louis Prima December 14, 2012

9 Tracks

The Wildest Comes Home

The Wildest Comes Home

Louis Prima December 14, 2012

14 Tracks

Lake Tahoe Prima Style

Lake Tahoe Prima Style

Louis Prima January 27, 2012

9 Tracks

Strictly Prima!

Strictly Prima!

Louis Prima June 14, 2011

10 Tracks

Angelina

Angelina

Keely Smith June 14, 2011

25 Tracks

The Call of the Wildest

The Call of the Wildest

Louis Prima June 14, 2011

11 Tracks

Wildest Show At Tahoe

Wildest Show At Tahoe

Louis Prima June 10, 2011

8 Tracks

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