Louis Prima Collection

Submitted by krainey2 on Wed, 06/21/2023 - 13:40

The Louis Prima collection has been processed by Tulane University Special Collections and is now accessible to researchers. The collection includes personal and business papers, correspondence, sheet music, photographs, publicity materials and audiovisual materials related to Louis Prima, the legendary New Orleans-born singer, songwriter, bandleader and trumpeter.


Submitted by marian on Wed, 01/25/2023 - 08:57

Alumni Dylan Parilla-Koester (SLA ’18), Rosalind Kidwell (SLA ’19), and Tyler Hawk (SLA ’19), all former band members, have returned to campus as band instructional staff. They join fellow alumna Annie Stansbury (SLA ’15) who is in her third year as Shockwave Dance Team instructor.

Home Movie

In an essay, journalist Gwen Thompkins writes about "City of a Million Dreams," the 2021 documentary by Jason Berry. The film traces the origins and power of New Orleans funeral parades.

Soul Bowl ’70

James Brown, the Ike and Tina Turner Revue, and other luminaries performed a historic show in Tulane Stadium in 1970 — all for a good cause, raising funds for scholarships for Black students.

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