Harp Blog

Read about Amanda Whiting’s latest performances, collaborations, and teaching work.

Reviews of the new album

BAN BAN TON TON April 5, 2021 AMANDA WHITING / AFTER DARK / JAZZMAN Following a damn fine E.P. of covers – an eclectic range of standards penned by folks from Duke Ellington to Cathy Dennis – Welsh harpist Amanda Whiting releases her long-player, After Dark,...

Radio play

This week has been incredible hearing the new album on so many radio shows. Last night Tony Minvielle aired our interview and played numerous tracks off the new album. Chris Philips, also on Jazz Fm, played a track on Saturday and @wonderful sounds played 4 tracks...

Atlanta Harp Centre Hang

Last week I was honoured to be asked to chat to The Atlanta Harp Centre for their monthly “hang” It was a great evening discussing improvising and basically finding your own sound, and just being yourself! The new album is due out on the 9th of April and it has been a...

What a week!

Last week was a very interesting week on Chad LB’s course with some incredible teachers including Terrace Martin, Adam Neely, Jesus Molina, Gilad Hekselman, Chris Potter, Christian McBride and Sands to name a few. But… today I got to improvise live for Marquis Hill....

Busy week playing and teaching

Tonight I am talking about the freedom of jazz on the harp with Retreat to the Harp. Really looking forward to relaxing and helping people get started on their path...

Playlist of favourite music

I was recently asked to make a playlist by Twisted soul music .. I had a great time putting my favourites all together in one place. It really is my soul food ❤️ https://twistedsoulmusic.org/2020/12/30/guest-playlist-amanda-whiting/

The new album is out for pre- order

Such an exciting week! My label Jazzman Records has released the new album After Dark on Bandcamp for pre order.. 10 April for main release. 🥳 Https://jazzmanalbums.bandcamp.com/album/after-dark

Practise and Harp column pods and inspiration

I thought January was going to be quiet but no… The Harp column academy practice challenge has allowed me and my POD to meet every week and be united with our practice. I’ve learnt so many great things and watched so many chats daily from Masters giving great tips and...

Harp column challenge and rock tracks

This month is turning out to be really busy! So far I am leading in a pod for Harp column and the challenge of practising all month. Every week in January we meet in a pod and for chats and to share ideas on how to get the best out of our time with our new music. Last...

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