Harp Blog

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

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...

Playlist of favourite music

I was recently asked to make a playlist by Twisted soul music .. I had a great time putting my favourites all together in one place. It really is my soul food ❤️ https://twistedsoulmusic.org/2020/12/30/guest-playlist-amanda-whiting/

The new album is out for pre- order

Such an exciting week! My label Jazzman Records has released the new album After Dark on Bandcamp for pre order.. 10 April for main release. 🥳 Https://jazzmanalbums.bandcamp.com/album/after-dark

Practise and Harp column pods and inspiration

I thought January was going to be quiet but no… The Harp column academy practice challenge has allowed me and my POD to meet every week and be united with our practice. I’ve learnt so many great things and watched so many chats daily from Masters giving great tips and...

Harp column challenge and rock tracks

This month is turning out to be really busy! So far I am leading in a pod for Harp column and the challenge of practising all month. Every week in January we meet in a pod and for chats and to share ideas on how to get the best out of our time with our new music. Last...

New year.. new aspirations

Even after a pandemic year I have to admit that musically I had a great 2020. Little sunflower was released and this will be followed in March with After Dark. Instagram opened my social world to meeting so many new friends and colleagues and I am hoping that 2021...

Exciting week with planning the new album

Such an exciting week. One highlight was Herbie Hancock liking my post of his piece Chameleon. What a compliment! I also found out that Chip Wickham’s album Blue to Red, which I play on, has been nominated for Juno records 2020 list as well as for Jazz Revelations...

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