Harry Whitty, born in London in 2000, was destined to be a musician from the very beginning. Coming from a musical family, he started playing at a young age and began performing with his own bands when he was just 15 years old! Talk about a prodigy!
This young jazz man has come a long way since then, having worked with some of the biggest names in the business, including Mike Hatchard and the late Pete Burden. He even studied at the prestigious Royal Academy of Music, where he met his current bandmates Johnny Mayers and Jack Thomas.
Together with Tom Waters, they formed the Flaming Alligators, a New Orleans funk outfit that has played at some of the hottest venues in London, including Upstairs at Ronnie Scott’s, Tam and One Night Records. You name it, they’ve probably played there.
But Harry’s talents don’t stop there. He’s also a member of The London Blues Band, working with the legendary Dana Gillespie, and he’s part of the NightTrain crew with Dino Baptiste. This guy is on fire!
And let’s not forget his own EPs, Feels Like Home and Trying My Best. But Harry’s not one to hog the spotlight – he’s also recorded with Rob Picazo, Luke Fraser, Emily Craig, The Cinelli Brothers, and Dan Clews.
If you haven’t heard of Harry Whitty, it’s time to start paying attention. This young man is making waves in the world of jazz, blues and funk, and he’s not slowing down anytime soon. Keep an eye out for him – he’s going places!