Harp Blog

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

Crazy few weeks

It’s been so busy but fun! The last few weeks have seen the pre release of DJ Yoda‘s Promnite. We will be launching it in London on 18 November.. v excited! Last week was the Jazz Fm awards in London where I was able to spend the evening with friends old and new. Such...

A busy autumn

Yesterday I was sat in my car listening to Cerys Matthew’s on Radio 6 when my track Where would we be? came on the radio. The vinyl is due out any day so it’s very exciting hearing it on so many stations. It really has been a dream come true. Keeping the album alive,...

September is here

I love this time of year. There’s a chill in the air, the light becomes warmer and the promise of snuggly jumpers and cwtching- in makes me feel calm. Life has been busy recently and over the last few weeks Chip Wickham brought out his new album Cloud 10 (which has...

Reviews of After Dark

Today I woke up and smiled. I received reviews of After Dark back in from the press. I couldn’t ask for more…. thank you! "Highly recommended!" Jamie Cullum, BBC Radio 2 "Amazing" Tony Minvielle, Jazz FM "Beautiful" Manuela Frause, Tonart Jazz "What a wonderful album"...

New releases in 2022

2022 will be exciting as so many things will be released. With the huge delays that have been occurring in the printing presses, the next year will see them finally come to light. Vinyl sales are at an all time high.. so it’s a good time to be getting new music out...

What a year!

I’m writing after an incredible journey this year. From being signed to Jazzman Records and releasing two albums, the year just got better and better. October saw the JazzFm awards and being nominated for Instrumentalist of the Year 2021. In November I was invited to...

Studio week

This week I’m recording the new album with Jon Reynolds on drums and Aidan Thorne on bass at Fieldgate Studios in Penarth. After months of writing and preparing, it’s here. I can’t wait!

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...