Twelve Practice Tips From Wynton Marsalis

Everyone has to practice, even the pro’s. Here are twelve practice tips from legendary trumpet player Wynton Marsalis:

wynton1. Seek instruction
2. Make a schedule
3. Set and track your goals
4. Concentrate while practicing
5. Relax and practice slowly
6. Practice what you can’t play
7. Always play with maximum expression
8. Don’t be too hard on yourself
9. Don’t be a showoff
10. Think for yourself
11. Be optimistic
12. Look for connections between music and other things