The 19th Galaxy

Published on Aug 13, 2013

MacArthur fellow Reginald R. Robinson demonstrates an original piano masterpiece “The 19th Galaxy” for a live audience in Chicago.

An homage to early black pioneering jazz piano masters:

Scott Joplin
Tony Jackson
“Jelly Roll” Morton
Tom Turpin
James P. Johnson
Charlie Thompson
Fred S. Stone
Mary Lou Williams
Willie “The Lion” Smith
Eubie Blake
Charles “Luckey” Roberts
Spencer Williams
“Duke” Ellington
Thomas “Fats” Waller
Art Tatum