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Singer, artist and author Lena Prima

in Piazza

Singer Lena Prima joins Jeanne and Michael in Piazza. Based in New Orleans, Prima - who is is the daughter of famed singer and trumpeter Louis  Prima, shares her genre spanning work in music and love for the arts, as well as her Italian-American heritage, why arts education access is so important and more.--- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/inpiazza/support


7 Apr 2021

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IAP 178: Buona Sera Louisiana! With Charles Marsala and Lena Prima

The Italian American Podcast

On this week’s episode of the Italian American Podcast, we’re going back to the Big Easy to chat with our friends Lena Prima and Charles Marsala to get an inside look at their new web-TV series, "Buona Sera Louisiana," a weekly show about the Italian culture of the Pelican State and beyond! These two Italian American champions are no strangers to our audience, as Lena has joined our show on two occasions, and Charles was our extraordinary tour guide through New Orleans in our YouTube series, "Greetings From Italian America." Charles also serves as the president of American Italian Federation of the Southeast, AWE News YouTube channel, and the New Orleans Insider Tours App; while Lena is a famed singer, the president of CIAO! Celebrating Italian Americans Organization and the CIAO! Women Awards, as well as the daughter of Italian American legend Louis Prima! Now they’ve joined forces to create Buona Sera Louisiana to help celebrate the Italian American influences in culture, music, art and lifestyle throughout their great state and beyond. Join us as we discuss New Orleans’ uniquely Sicilian American history, the future of Italian American organizations, the Italians of Mississippi, and the Italian impact on the Marine Corps Band, Jackson Square, jazz music, and more! Most importantly, check out their new show every Friday on Facebook @buonaseralouisiana, YouTube (Lena Prima Channel), LenaPrima.com and MardiGrasTV.com! This episode is sponsored by Mediaset Italia.

1hr 4mins

3 Mar 2021

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Lena Prima - Italian American Entertainment Podcast

Italian American Entertainment

On this episode of The Italian American Entertainment Podcast, Vince Chiarelli, of the Vince Chiarelli Band, interviews the great singer and entertainer Lena Prima. With seven albums to her credit, award-winning singer, artist and author Lena Prima is the youngest daughter of the legendary musician Louis Prima and his singing sidekick, (and wife) Gia Maione. Website - https://www.lenaprima.com/ Facebook Instagram


11 Jan 2021

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30. Breaking Bread with Bono Featuring Lena Prima

Breaking Bread With Bono

A New Stars Talk, Wine & Dine Show from Celebrity Table 30 in the Bootlegger Italian Bistro on the Las Vegas Strip.


22 Mar 2019

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IAP 86: POWER HOUR: Lena Prima’s Prima La Famiglia- an inside look at the artist, the inspiration, and the making of the chart-topping new album

The Italian American Podcast

On this week’s episode of The Italian American Power Hour, co-host John Viola heads down to the capital of Sicilian American culture- New Orleans, Louisiana- to sit down with renowned singer and proud Italian American, Lena Prima. This special episode offers a sneak peak into Lena’s new chart-topping album Prima La Famiglia- a Big Band journey into the Italian American songbook. The two share memories of Lena’s father, the Italian American icon Louis Prima, discuss her life as an Italian American woman in music, and examine why they shared so much passion for this project- and how John ended up making his singing debut on it. You’ll learn the history behind all eleven songs from the album, and even get to hear a sample of each... but we know you’ll want to go out and buy the whole record, not just because you’ll love it, but because a portion of all proceeds go to support CIAO Women, a New Orleans based non-profit Lena founded to support Italian American Women!

1hr 30mins

10 Feb 2019

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Aaron's Hour 09.10.18 Part 2 Lena Prima And Michele Ciancimino

Twin Brothers From Different Mothers

At the top of this hour, LENA PRIMA, daughter of the great Louie Prima, called in to say hi as she has an appearance coming up in Las Vegas.One time attorney from New Jersey, Michele Ciancimino's life changed. Her daughter was diagnosed with cystic fibrosis at the age of 2. Michele was determined to find a much healthier way to help her daughter then relying on pharmacueticals. After extensive research, she found the pure essential oils was going to be the answer. Find out how her daughter is doing.


13 Sep 2018

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IAP 42: Lena Prima discusses her love for, and the legacy of, her legendary father Louie Prima

The Italian American Podcast

In this episode of The Italian American Podcast, we talk with Lena Prima, New-Orleans based singer songwriter and daughter of the legendary Louis (Louie) Prima. In our Stories Segment, Anthony reads a section from his new book, Forty Days in Italy Con La Mia Famiglia: How to Travel to Research Your Italian Roots, which will be available on Tuesday, June 13th. About our Guest Lena Prima is a gifted singer and songwriter with five albums to her credit, a published author, a jewelry designer and a highly respected artist. She is the youngest daughter of legendary musician and entertainer Louie Prima and his fifth wife and singing partner, classically trained vocalist Gia Maione. Lena began her singing career as a child on tour with her parents and then crafted a career for herself that has spanned more than thirty years and three thousand performances at showrooms, theaters, casinos, clubs and festivals across the United States. A career that inspired the Chicago Tribune to gush: “ A standing ovation! Lena has the panache of her father!” Episode Sponsors The National Italian American Foundation Verizon Fios (Mediaset Italia) Mediaset Italia has all the best programming from Italy’s top channels put together in one channel,  and right now our listeners can get 50% off their Italian Language package for 6 months, which features Mediaset Italia AND Rai Italia. And if you're a new customer, for $79.99 per month for your first year with a 2-year contract, you can get 150 Megabite speed Internet, Custom TV and Phone. To get in on this deal, call Verizon Fios at 1-888-755-7571 to subscribe.


11 Jun 2017