Prince is an undisputed TRUE musician with seemingly unlimited talent, creativity and longevity.
He is also and always has been a supporter of female musicians. Through the course of his career, he has featured and helped propel the careers of female bassists, guitarists, keyboardists, drummers, vocalists and even dancers.
Some of the women he has worked with are:
Candy Dulfer - Saxophonist
Sheila "E" Escovedo - Drums/Percussions/Vocals
Wendy Melvoin and Lisa Coleman - Guitarist and Keyboardist
Rhonda Smith - Bass
Susanna Hoffs - Guitar (The Bangles) Prince wrote "Manic Monday", which the Bangles recorded.
Vanity 6 Feat. Apollonia - Vocals
Jill Jones - Vocals
Ingrid Chavez - Vocals
Rosie Gaines - Vocals
Sheena Easton - Vocals
Carmen Electra - Dancer/Actress
His performances with "3rdEyeGirl" and "The New Power Generation" on the Arsenio Hall Show on March 5, 2014 were exciting, powerful and continued in his tradition of supporting and featuring strong female musicians. He also featured in a solo performance vocalist Liv Warfield and her song "Soul Lifted".
"3rdEyeGirl's" Hanna Ford Welton on drums, Donna Grantis on guitar, and Ida Nielsen on bass laid a strong foundation for Prince as his rhythm section.
If you missed the Arsenio Hall Show, you can see all the powerful performances and the full episode right here. And you can best believe, baby, this is REAL MUSIC! Enjoy!
Prince and 3rdEyeGirl "FunkNRoll"
Prince and 3rdEyeGirl "She's Always In My Hair"
Prince and The New Power Generation "Mutiny"
Liv Warfield "Soul Lifted"
Prince on The Arsenio Hall Show - FULL EPISODE
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