Here’s Prince casually owning Gershwin’s ‘Summertime’ in rehearsal

26 April 2016, 16:35

prince plays gershwin in rehearsal

We know Prince was a master of many genres, but this video shows how beautifully versatile he was - playing Gershwin during soundcheck and guiding his band through the chords.

The multifaceted singer-songwriter was known for skipping merrily through a whole variety of genres, sometimes in a single song, but this intimate (for a stadium) soundcheck shows that he knew his way around a Gershwin number too.

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