Articles tagged louis prima

Louis Prima: Jump, Jive an’ Wail: The Essential Louis Prima

Louis Prima embraced jump blues, swing, New Orleans jazz and R&B, pop, and just about any kind of quick-pulsed shuffle music that could withstand his nimble and punishing arrangements.

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Last Friday I was channel surfing and happened to notice “Jump, Jive & Wail” playing in the background on teeny sitcom “It Takes Two.” If

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There’s no sign of an end to Louis Prima mania, but just for the record, few are more deserving of the overdue appreciation. By

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NYFF 2017: 'Mudbound'

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"Dee Rees’ churning and melodramatic epic follows two families in 1940s Mississippi, one black and one white, and the wars they fight abroad and at home.

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