Louis Leo Prima is an American singer, songwriter, conductor and trumpeter. Rooted in New Orleans jazz, swing and dance blues, Prima played a variety of genres throughout his career: he formed a New Orleans-style seven-piece jazz group in the late 1980s. spearheaded a chain of swing mixes in the 1930s and a large musical group in the 1940s, helped popularize dance blues in the late 1940s and early 1950s, and performed regularly as an performer. members of the Vegas salon from the 1950s. From the 1940s to the 1960s, his music included R&B and rock'n'roll, boogie-woogie, and even Italian folk music, such as tarantella. Prima made extensive use of Italian music and language in his songs, blending his elements of Italian and Sicilian identity with jazz and swing music.