As one of the world's most acclaimed young violinists, Nicola Benedetti has earned a stellar reputation for her ability to perform some of the most challenging works in classical music with flawless technical mastery and deep emotional conviction.
So what did this Scottish-born virtuoso tell jazz legend Wynton Marsalis after he sent her the first page of the violin concerto he had composed especially for her?
"I told him, 'It's too easy!' " Benedetti, 30, recalled, laughing at the memory.
How did Marsalis, 56, react to her...