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"We put out other ragtime records, too, and they sell terribly."

Reginald Robinson won a MacArthur Fellowship grant in 2004 for his original ragtime compositions, but has found it difficult to reach the public. "Even with the MacArthur 'genius' title … I'm invisible." [more inside]
posted by Rory Marinich on Mar 12, 2010 - 65 comments

MacArthur "genius" grant winner Samuel "Sambo" Mockbee didn't make it to 2002. His Rural Studio built beautiful, amazing houses for poor people.
posted by theora55 on Feb 1, 2002 - 8 comments

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