Blow, Louis Prima Jr. and the Witnesses

Is it rock? Swing? Boogie-woogie? Lou­is Prima Jr. (son of the famous comic swing artist) melodiously mixes all of the above. This music moves—often with greased-lightning groove, as on the instrumental title track and “Go, Let’s Go” (which features a frenetic guitar solo). The record has its touching moments, too, as when Prima Sr. and Jr. share a duet (à la Nat and Natalie Cole) on “That’s My Home,” one of the old man’s deeper tracks:

Louis R. Carlozo

Louis R. Carlozo is a music producer in Chicago.

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