Kent Sangster is a very experienced bandleader of a variety of ensembles. Over the past 15 years Kent has led every type of jazz ensemble from duo, trio, to full 20-piece bigband. In addition to Kentís involvement in the jazz idiom, he also has been the musical director/band leader for the URBANITES. The URBANITES is Edmontonís premiere show band that has performed over 500 first-rate performances throughout Alberta for the past 8 years. Kent also has successfully conducted several symphonic pop shows with the Edmonton Symphony Orchestra. In addition Kent was the musical director for the 2002 CFL Awards show, 2004 Olympic Plates Dinner Awards show, 2003 Edmonton Real Estate Awards dinner and the 2004 Mayors Luncheon. Kent approaches all engagements with passion for discovery and the confidence derived from years of experience.