Lena Prima has signed to Basin Street Records. Photo by Shawn Flint Blair

Lena Prima Signs with Basin Street Records, announces new album

Basin Street Records has added more megawatt talent to its roster with the signing of Lena Prima.

Louis Prima’s daughter will release a new album, Prima La Famiglia, via the label in January 2019. According to a press release, “The heart of the album is in the title: Family. A proud Italian-American and longtime advocate of the Italian-American community, Prima set out to make an album of quintessential songs for the Italian-American family.” Prima herself explains, “It’s the music that Italian-Americans grew up with back in the 40s that carried on throughout generations. They played this music in their family homes, at Sunday dinners, weddings, and they are just beloved songs.”

Below, check out a mini-documentary on the making of the album.

Prima La Famiglia is available for pre-order here.