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Bart Defoort Quartet at Jazzolder

Posted by Sal La Rocca on January 22, 2023


Sint Romboutskerkhof 2
+32(0)497 02.93.61

Bart Defoort Quartet at Jazzolder


Fri, May 12, 2023

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Bart Defoort
saxophone, tenor
Sal La Rocca
bass, acoustic


Born in Bruges, in 1964, Bart Defoort is very Active on the Jazz scene since 1985. Leader of different “Quartets” & “Quintets” with whom he played on the major national festivals like “Jazz Middelheim “, “Jazz à Liège”, etc. He recorded 4 CD’s as a leader with mostly original compositions.

As a sideman, he has played in India (with Amit Heri & the Karnataka College of Percussion), Canada, USA, China, and in Europe. He is a member of the Brussels Jazz Orchestra (B.J.O.) since its foundation in 1993. With this Orchestra,he tours internationally, records and plays the music of and with Bert Joris, Frank Vaganee, Maria Schneider, Toots Thielemans, Kenny Werner, Dave Liebman, Bob Mintzer, Tom Harrell, Bill Hollman, Lee Konitz, Philip Catherine, Kenny Wheeler,etc…...

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