The Real Deal-With-The-Devil at the Crossroads: Tackling the Monster (Marsalis and Ma)

There is no deal with the Prince of Darkness at the crossroads, but what a great myth. The crossroads is inside the ‘shed, and the devil you’re dealing with is practice. Check out what Yo-Yo Ma and Wynton Marsalis have to say about practice. In these 3 videos, you’ll hear Wynton expound on his 12 rules of practice. Some fly 80s styles going on in there, too. Great stuff:

this last one sums up Wynton’s 12 “rules” of practice, and has some more material by Yo-Yo Ma:

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