Introducing Blind Tom Wiggins - slave pianist, autistic savant and one of the nineteenth's century's most dazzling pianists and performers.

Tom would say that trains, storms, oceans waves, musketry and cannon all spoke to him. This selection of his music on this video (performed by John Davis) best illustrates this. For years I have been intrigued by Blind Tom (I have even written a book on him) and put this video together to that people who would not ordinarily listen to nineteenth century piano music can get a taste of Blind Tom

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