Episode 1218 - Yo-Yo Ma

WTF with Marc Maron Podcast

By Marc Maron

Episode 1218 - Yo-Yo Ma

Thursday, 15 April

Yo-Yo Ma remembers a moment in his childhood where it all began to make sense. As a seven-year-old prodigy, he was playing cello in front of an audience that included two U.S. Presidents. But it was an act of kindness and respect from the actor Danny Kaye that helped Yo-Yo look at the world in a different way. He also tells Marc how he found the meaning of art and culture in the Kalahari, why he developed a friendship with Mr. Rogers, and why he chose the title “Beginner’s Mind” for his new musical narrative project for Audible. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
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