Harald Walkate, jazz pianist and composer based in Amsterdam.

I record and perform regularly with my quartet The New York Second and piano-guitar duo Hadrian’s Wall.

New album: Music at Night (and Other Stories)
to be released beginning of 2022

This new album, a series of musical night stories for jazz septet, will be released in the first months of 2022. The album was created in co-production with Teus Nobel, in a line-up of trumpet, flute, saxophone, trombone and piano, bass & drums.

After silence
that which comes nearest to expressing the inexpressible
is music.

The New York Second

The New York Second is a jazz quartet based in Amsterdam. The group plays compositions by pianist and band leader Harald Walkate, and further comprises Frank Paavo (saxophone), Marijn van de Ven (double bass) and Max Sergeant (drums).

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About Harald

“Jazz is a great adventure for me.

For me, jazz is the adventure of personal development in which I discover new and unexpected elements in music. And where there are always new skills to be mastered.”

Harald Walkate, Amsterdam-based jazz pianist and composer.

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