October 2016

A Lesson in Princeliness

To introduce our new Modern Band feature, we’re taking a look at how to play Prince’s “Purple Rain.”

Click on the thumbnail below for a full Modern Band chart of this classic power ballad. Go to this link if you’d like charts for individual instruments or further information about the song.


And here’s the master himself, playing an abridged but powerful version of “Purple Rain” during his legendary performance at the 2007 Super Bowl halftime show.