In 2009 Nathaniel had the opportunity to attend The American Music Therapy Association Conference, in San Diego, CA, where he was awarded "The Songs of Heart Award" for exemplifying the power of music. This video is just proof that for Nathaniel, music is truly his therapy. When everyone left he kept playing. One man, two instruments. The Nathaniel Anthony Ayers Foundation would love for many others who have a mental illness experience the same power.