[Dixielandjazz] Louis Prima

Cees van den Heuvel heu at bart.nl
Tue Jan 30 13:22:09 PST 2007

What many people seem to forget is that Louis Prima was an excellent jazz 
trumpet player, heavily
influenced by Armstrong, to whom he came closer than many others claim. I 
own a jazz record
to prove this. Don't let the showmanship fool you! He was good! As a result 
of the "commercial"
stigma Keely never got the jazz recognition she deserved. Thinking in 

Cees van den Heuvel

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