PRIMA!

At the Ocean County Teen Arts Festival, held the week of March 22 at Ocean County College in Toms River, Carolyn Dorfman Dance presented a brilliant 30-minute performance to the words and music of Louis Prima. The goal, according to Carolyn Dorfman, CDD’s Choreographer and Founding Artistic Director (Jersey Jazz, March 2021), was “to create a musical journey for the audience, with a broad range of humor and virtuosity. I believe that comes through in the dancing.”

Here’s a clip from a medley featuring Prima’s “Jump Jive an’ Wail”:

Jersey Jazz

The New Jersey Jazz Society (NJJS) is a non-profit organization of business and professional people, musicians, teachers, students and listeners working together for the purpose of advancing jazz music.

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The New Jersey Jazz Society (NJJS) is a non-profit organization of business and professional people, musicians, teachers, students and listeners working together for the purpose of advancing jazz music.