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Louis Prima

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Joscelyne Atwood

on 18 March 2015

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Transcript of Louis Prima

Jose Archan - Joscelyne Atwood - Ryan Ballasteros - Derek Liu - Cole Rinehart
Las Vegas & Tahoe
1990's Swing Revival
Louis Prima
- 22 piece orchestra
- Played swing
- Wrote and performed music
- Brought a interest to Italian culture through music and references

Louis Prima Band
Does this sound familiar?
Also composed "Angelina", "Jump, Jive, an' Wail"
Co-composing with numerous artists
Disney's Jungle Book
-1910 New Orleans
- Italian-American
- Trained concert violinist, until 15.
- Switched to trumpet, due to lack of sensitivity needed for violin
- 1934 left New Orleans, moved to "Big Time" New York City
- Walt Disney approached Prima in 1966 to assist in "The Jungle Book"
- He became the voice of "King Louis," the orangutan
- The film was nominated for an Oscar
- Prima received a gold album for the sound-track recording
"Gap" & "Khakis Swing".
Late 90's impact
"Louis Prima." LouisPrima.com. N.p., n.d. Web. 17 Mar. 2015.

Bio.com. A&E Networks Television, n.d. Web. 17 Mar. 2015.

"Louis Prima, Keely Smith And 'That Old Black Magic'" NPR. NPR, n.d. Web. 17 Mar. 2015.

"He's Loud, He's Brash, He's Louis Prima Jr." Las Vegas Review-Journal. N.p., 03 May 2013. Web. 17 Mar. 2015.

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