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An ideal introduction to Louis Prima's 1950s recordings.
on 21 March 2015
The influential singer, trumpeter & entertainer Louis Prima(1911-1978) led an exuberant band during the 1950s with Keely Smith(vocal); Sam Butera(tenor sax); James 'Little Red' Blount, Jr(trombone); Willie McCumber(piano); Jack Marshall(guitar); Amato Rodrigues(bass) & Bobby Morris(drums).
This excellent CD features some of his greatest hits for CAPITOL recorded in Los Angeles on April 19 & 20 and September 13, 1956.
The music is a heady mix of jazz, R & B, Rock & Roll and Latin combined with hilarious vocals and superb instrumental playing which makes 'The Wildest!' an ideal introduction to Louis Prima's 1950s recordings.