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Raptors’ Nick Nurse to play with Prince’s former band at Toronto Jazz Festival


Toronto Raptors head coach Nick Nurse will perform at the Toronto Jazz Festival.

Nurse will join Prince’s former band, The New Power Generation, on stage for the festival’s opening weekend on June 26.

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The set will be free on the main stage in The Block area of ​​the festival.

According to the festival, the show “focuses on Prince’s entire catalog with NPG hits like ‘Diamonds and Pearls’, ‘Gett Off’, ‘Cream’ ‘7’ and ‘Sexy MF’ interspersed with hits like ‘ 1999”, “Let’s Go Crazy’, ‘Pop Life’, ‘Sign O’ The Times’, ‘Purple Rain’, ‘U Got The Look’ and ‘Kiss’.

Nurse previously performed with Canadian band Arkells in 2019, playing guitar on their song Signed sealed delivered at the Budweiser Stage in Toronto.

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