Bart Defoort Quartet
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About the Event
Bart Defoort was born in Bruges,Belgium on February 10, 1964. He grew up in a musical family,his father being a classical Music teacher, Choir leader and his oldest brother Kris, who became a jazzpianist and composer of contemporary Classical and Jazz Music.
Bart studied and graduated at the Royal Conservatories of Ghent and Brussels with Steve Houben and attended Summer Workshops with John Ruocco and Joe Lovano. In the beginning of the nineties,he moved to Brussels and became very active on the Belgian scene from then on.
As a Bandleader,Bart has recorded 5 CD's with mostly original compositions in Quartet or Quintet settings.He has been playing with his groups on the Major Belgian festivals (Jazz Middelheim,Jazz à Liège,etc..) and podia,as well as in some other European countries like Holland,Germany & France.
Bart Defoort Quartet: Bart Defoort Tenor Sax Maxime Moyaerts Piano Jos Machtel. Contrabas Matthias De Waele Drums