Harp Blog

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

Album of the week on Worldwide Fm

It’s been a crazy few weeks. I went to Berlin with the amazing Rebecca Vasmant Ensemble to perform at XJazz Berlin. We got to see Jose James, Jazzanova and Lady Blackbird!! Incredible! Chip Wickham’s new EP is out this week and I’m honoured to be on it. Available on...

New single out now

It’s been a great week with the new single “Where would we be” out on Spotify and Apple Music. The album on Jazzman Records will be out 27 May. It’s been a thrill to hear it on JazzFm and Radio 6 amongst other great shows. Last week heard the release of Don Leisure’s...

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"...

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...

What a week!

The album was released on April 9th and last week was overwhelming with support from DJs and music platforms all over the world. On Tuesday I was lucky enough to be played on Jamie Cullum’s Radio 2 programme. I also had an interview and will be on his Take five on...

So much excitement

I don’t really know where to start with the week that has just gone. On Friday my new album was released into the public domain and I have been overwhelmed with the kindness and support from people. There has been numerous interviews on radio from Italy to Germany to...

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,...