Kent Sangster Band Plays the Music of Herbie Hancock

Kent Sangster brings to the Yardbird a new band that will explore the music of Herbie Hancock.

  • November 25, 2023
    8:00 pm - 10:30 pm

Hancock’s best-known compositions include “Cantaloupe Island”, “Watermelon Man”, “Maiden Voyage”, and “Chameleon”, plus many more amazing jazz “standards”. This music is often connected to an infectious groove that is sure to make people want to move.

Juno nominee Kent Sangster has been a prominent member of Canada’s jazz scene for over twenty-five years. Kent is a highly respected saxophonist, educator, bandleader, composer-arranger, and producer.
Kent’s “Obsessions Octet” has performed at Carnegie Hall, The Rochester International Jazz Festival and completed 2 extensive tours in Europe. The European tours included performances in UK, Hungary, The Czechoslovakia, Greece and Poland. Kent has released 7 commercially released recordings, 4 of which are with the Obsessions Octet. In addition to the Juno nomination, Kent is a Western Canadian Music Award winning artist.

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Band members

Kent Sangster, tenor and soprano saxophones
Bob Tildesley, trumpet and flugelhorn
Andrew Glover, piano and keys
Rubim Detoledo, bass
Dave Laing, drums

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Doors open at 7:00 pm.

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