Sixteen year old Matthew Whitaker began playing music when he was three years old on a keyboard that his grandfather gave him. He began learning the Hammond B3 when he was nine. When he was ten years old he performed with Stevie Wonder and by the time he was fifteen he was a Yamaha artist.
He has performed internationally and won numerous awards, among them the “Outstanding Soloist Award from Jazz at Lincoln Center.
We are pleased to present the Matthew Whitaker Trio whose young, phenomenal pianist and bandleader, composer and arranger is currently exciting the jazz world.