Louis Prima: The Wildest
This lively documentary looks at the life of renowned pop/jazz performer Louis Prima. Revisiting Prima's Italian-American upbringing in New Orleans, the film follows the singer and trumpeter's musical career, which shifted from jazz and swing to more accessible pop. During each phase of Prima's decades-long artistic run, his music was defined by his boisterous persona, endearing him to a legion of fans. Among those interviewed are family members and a number of his musical peers.