Harp Blog

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

Busy few weeks

The album launch has been really exciting with it making Album of the week on Jazz Fm, Worldwide Fm and PBS (Melbourne) The next few weeks will be for recording (I have a few tracks I’m laying down harp parts on as we speak.. more to come on this) , a performance at...

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 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...

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...