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...

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,...

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...