There was a lot of good music in the first episode of Treme but the use of Louis Prima’s Buona Sera was genius. It framed an evening scene that started with Davis’ skewed nostalgia for the Marcello family and went on to show what the other main characters were up to. In another sign that Creighton is only *inspired* by Ashley Morris, he was drinking vino. Ashley was a beer man but he made a helluva mojito as well.
As I bid you buona sera (good evening) here’s Louis, Keeley, Sam and the gang: