#1 Billboard Charting Recording Artist, Matthew Mayer, has released 12 new age piano albums with his newest one releasing this August titled “16670”. His latest album "Beautiful You." received the Whisperings Solo Piano Album of the Year Award, along with debuting on the #1 Spot on Billboard's New Age Chart. Also hitting #1 on United Kingdom's One World Music Radio Chart, Beautiful You, received an Official Parents' Choice Gold Award Honor. Mayer has performed 2 tours in Croatia with one of Croatia’s most creatively versatile and national star, Matej Mestrovic. Telly and Gabriel Award Winning Pianist Matthew Mayer’s career has taken him from small town South Dakota, to the red carpet of Hollywood. His performances began with Mayer doing one-man shows in the waiting room of a chiropractic clinic in Canistota (town of 700 where Mayer grew up), to sharing the stage with Grammy Nominated and Well Known Artists from around the world. Mayer also received a Parents’ Choice Silver Honor Award for his latest Children’s Piano album, Art, along with a Silver Medal Outstanding Achievement acknowledgement by the Global Music Awards. Among his many well known compositions, his original piano song Beyond was ranked by Spain’s Reviews New Age Company as one of the Top 50 Piano Songs written of All Time. The same song was noticed by The International Accoustic Music Awards, recognizing it as a Top 10 Instrumental Composition of that year’s field. Matthew Mayer was twelve years old when he walked out the front door of his house, in Canistota, South Dakota, and skipped across the street, to knock on the door of Mr. Cooper. Art was Matthew’s first piano teacher….and he changed Mayer’s life. “If there was one thing Art taught me, it was this….to play the notes on your soul, and not just the ones on the page…” – Matthew Mayer Mayer would eventually go on to self publish his very first solo piano album “Crossing the Bridge” in the spring of 1999…at the age of 20. Fast forward to today, and Mayer’s music can be heard around the globe on Pandora, Apple Itunes, Amazon, and Spotify to name a few. Mayer is the Owner/Founder of the immensely popular Solo Piano Platform, SoloPiano.com, where he features artists from around the world. In 2015 he created his first podcast episode from his Podcast titled “Going Solo” which he interviews artists, including Grammy Nominated musicians, and people chasing their creative dreams. Mayer has been a returning Jury member for Italy’s Blue Spiral Records Minimal Piano Competition, which gave piano players from around the world the opportunity for their own composition to be a part of a compilation project produced and distributed by Blue Spiral Records. Matthew is also a contributor and guest writer on the popular CD Baby DIY Musician Blog, specializing on being an independent artist in the music industry today.