Kent Sangster

Juno Award-nominee Kent Sangster has been a prominent member of Canada’s jazz scene for almost 20 years as a saxophonist, educator, bandleader, composer-arranger, and producer. Having released five original jazz albums and performed and recorded with some of Canada’s top jazz personalities, Kent is considered one of Canada’s finest jazz saxophonists.

Kent Sangster has performed and recorded with a number of jazz greats both in North America as well as Europe, including Chucho Valdez, Pat Metheny, Joe Lovano, David Liebman, Ira Sullivan, Randy Brecker, Bob Mintzer, Tommy Banks, Guido Basso, Ed Bickert, Carol Welsman and Hilario Duran.

Kent is a full time faculty member of Grant MacEwan University and is the executive and artistic Director of the Edmonton International Jazz Festival.