Resilience Music Alliance is proud to announce the addition of acclaimed 18-year-old pianist/organist Matthew Whitaker to the label's growing eclectic roster. Whitaker has already appeared on the Today Show and The Ellen DeGeneres Show, as well as receiving praise from Los Angeles Times and The New York Times. Blind since birth, Whitaker has created a truly remarkable album combining original compositions and covers of songs that have influence him throughout his life. The album, titled Now Hear This..., is Whitaker's label debut, produced by Grammy Award-winning producer Brian Bacchus. Whitaker is joined by keyboardist Marc Cary, bassist Yunior Terry, guitarist Dave Stryker, drummer Ulysses Owens Jr., and percussionist Sammy Figueroa.