Amanda Tiffin belongs to a new crop of jazz artists: musicians who are not only passionate and ambitious about their music, but who go the extra mile to polish their talent through formal training.
Amanda graduated from the University of Cape Town in 1999 with a Masters Degree in Jazz Composition and Vocal Performance. She has gone on to become one of Cape Town’s best-loved vocalists and pianists, and a respected Musical Director/Arranger, orchestrator and composer. Amanda has performed extensively in South Africa in numerous jazz venues, Concert Halls and festivals. She appeared in London with the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, and tours regularly as a jazz artist in Japan.
She has recorded three CDs, the most recent with her Asia-based jazz trio – the a.s.k trio. She also performed with her South African trio at the Cape Town International Jazz Festival, 2010. Amanda recently joined the South African College Of Music, University of Cape Town as the Head of Jazz Singing.