Max is a retired trumpet player, trying to sell his old instrument in a shop and ends up telling the tale of his best friend, Danny. Born on a ship at the start of the new century, Danny(1990)is taken in by a ship crew and was raised as his own son. After his stepfather died from an accident below deck, Danny is entranced by the sound of piano playing during an evening party. Late that night, the crew and the passengers are dumbfounded to hear Danny playing the piano effortlessly. And there, his career started as 1900, the legendary piano virtuosso, who has never ever set foot on dry land.