Passion, talent and longevity define award-winning Edmonton musician Dave Babcock. With over 30 years in the Canadian music industry, Dave has been involved in nearly every facet of the business, earning his reputation as a top tier musician, bandleader and musical director. Dave has played and recorded with some of the biggest names in popular music, led his own successful bands, and served as musical director for numerous special events.

From an intimate jazz trio to a full-blown orchestra, Dave can create an unforgettable musical presentation and a one-of-a-kind show experience tailor-made for clients’ needs. Jazz to pop, blues to big band, Dave brings a wealth of experience and versatility to each musical situation he takes on. His expertise as a bandleader and musical director enables him to provide the perfect musical solution for fundraisers, galas, conferences, meetings, and award ceremonies. 

Dave has been the musical director for the City of Edmonton’s “Salute to Excellence” Awards, the CASA Foundation’s “CASA Carnival,” the Royal Alexandra Hospital Foundation’s “Harvest Celebration,” the Global News “Women of Vision” Awards, and NAIT’s “NAIT@50 Gala.” Dave was the winner of the “Best Live Music” Award at the 2019 Edmonton Event Awards for his work on the CASA Carnival “The Roaring Twenties, A Jazz Age Gala” show.

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