Sharing Stories On Our Journey
For ‘Sharing Stories On Our Journey’ he collaborates with the Italian tenor saxophone player Emanuele Cisi, whose extraverted style seems to perfectly blend with the warm and honest sound of Defoort. The quintet is completed with a very intensive rhythm section, consisting of pianist Ron van Rossum, double bass player Nic Thys and Sebastiaan de Krom. The repertoire of this album is mainly based on original compositions by Defoort, Cisi and van Rossum and takes you back to the bebop and straight ahead jazz from the 50’s and 60’s. Swinging tracks are alternated with bluesy passages and touching ballads.