“A standing ovation… Lena has the panache of her father.” – Chicago Tribune
With a 30-year musical career spanning 3,000 performances worldwide, award-winning jazz vocalist Lena Prima promises a thrilling evening exploring her musical roots, spanning sizzling swing hits to moving ballads.
Returning to Myron’s Cabaret Jazz by popular demand, Lena will perform her fresh interpretations of quintessential Italian-American melodies, which will be featured in her anticipated sixth album on Grammy Award Winning Basin Street Records “Prima La Famiglia,” to be released in January 2019. Lena will also perform many of the greatest hits of her father, legendary singer-songwriter and bandleader Louis Prima, in an updated style showcasing her versatile vocal stylings and new, lush arrangements. Backed by The Lawrence Sieberth Orchestra Lena delivers a high-energy performance with vibrant and joyful stage presence.
Born in Las Vegas and raised in New Orleans, Lena has studied music throughout her life and has received widespread acclaim for her first five albums.