Harp Blog

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

Jazz Fm awards 2021

It has been a very exciting week finding out that I’ve been nominated for “instrumentalist of the year” for the Jazz FM 2021 awards which will be held in London on October 28, 2021. My new album is also nearly completed and we will be hitting the studio in a few weeks...

Busy week

Very exciting week ahead. On Saturday I’m flying to Edinburgh to record with pianist Greg Foat and the following day playing for a very special wedding. Let alone going on a plane, I am very excited to be out and back working in such a great environment with wonderful...

Great reviews and all things good

Since the launch of the album on 9th April things have gone from strength to strength. With interviews on radio for Soho, Solar, Jazz FM, Radio2 and more, reviews on numerous sites and numerous "album of the week' ..I couldn't be happier. Jazz FM with Mark Walker...

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...

A live concert.. with a real audience!!

I had an absolutely fantastic week last week performing with my Trio at the Royal Welsh College of music and drama. We performed the new album “After dark” (due out on April 10 on Jazzman records) as well as giving a masterclass to the students of the Harp department....

Practising for a live concert

This week and last week will be spent practising and rehearsing for a live stream concert from the Royal College of music and drama on Friday 12th of March. The concert will be showcasing the new album which is out on the 10th of April

The album has arrived!

  It has been an extremely exciting week with the arrival of my 12 inch vinyl, released by Jazzman records. I have been smiling ear to ear listening to it being played on various radio programs, including a station in Palestine. It’s release date is 10th of...

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....

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