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General Jazz New Orleans

The Sicilian Jazzman

Louis Prima’s music developed in the nurturing atmosphere of New Orleans’ multicultural Tremé neighborhood

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Immigrants Jazz New Orleans

Louis Prima: The King of Swing from Little Palermo

Louis Prima
Promotional portrait of Louis Prima in the 1950s. Photos courtesy of the New Orleans Jazz Museum

Lena Prima remembers her father and carries on his music and proud ethnic heritage, along with starting a non-profit organization Ciao Women, which recognizes Italian American women from Louisiana.

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