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Louis Prima

Author: Garry Boulard
Publisher: Urbana : University of Illinois Press, 2002.
Series: Music in American life.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A biography of Louis Prima, one of the most underrated jazz musicians and entertainers of the twentieth century. It explores Prima's ability to maintain a lifelong career, his knack for  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Biography
Biographies
Named Person: Louis Prima; Louis Prima; Louis Prima; Louis Prima
Material Type: Biography, Government publication, State or province government publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Garry Boulard
ISBN: 0252070909 9780252070907
OCLC Number: 48851271
Notes: Originally published: Just a gigolo. Layfayette, La. : Center for Louisiana Studies, University of Southwestern Louisiana, 1989.
Description: xviii, 182 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm.
Contents: Chapter I "You Had to Play Trumpet" 1 --
Chapter II The Famous Door 25 --
Chapter III "It's Great to Be the Leader of the Band" 43 --
Chapter IV Playing It Pretty and Private 66 --
Chapter V Keely 86 --
Chapter VI Lamisters in the Casbar Lounge 102 --
Chapter VII "We Are Doing Much Better Without Her" 124 --
Chapter VIII King Louie 141 --
Chapter IX "I'm Leaving You" 162.
Series Title: Music in American life.
Responsibility: Garry Boulard.

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