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Win tickets to hear the Rémi Bolduc Jazz Ensemble – Swingin' With Oscar

2017 Feb. 24: We regret that this performance, and therefore the ticket contest, has been canceled.

A lucky donor will win a pair of tickets to hear the Rémi Bolduc Jazz Ensemble – Swingin' With Oscar on Wednesday, March 8, 2017 at 8 p.m.

Saxophonist Rémi Bolduc at his 50th birthday concert at the Montreal Jazz Festival ©Brett Delmage, 2012Rémi Bolduc’s eclectic yet eloquent playing style has put him at the forefront of modern saxophone mastery. He is known for his intensity as much as his precision, giving spirited performances and leaving audiences with his vibrant sense of passion for jazz. Rémi is taking on a national treasure, and one of the greats, in Oscar Peterson. Taurey Butler is featured on piano.

The tickets were generously donated by Shenkman Arts Centre Presents. Find out show details, watch a video, and purchase tickets to this show on the Shenkman Arts Centre website.

To be eligible to enter this contest you must have donated to's current 2016-17 reader funding campaign. Your donation supports's spotlight on the Ottawa-Gatineau jazz and makes ticket contests like this possible. Become a donor now in just two minutes.

The deadline to enter the contest to win these tickets is Thursday, March 2, 2017 at 7 p.m. To enter, email  Win_Shenkman_Arts_Centre_Presents_tickets @ with your name, email address, phone number where we can reach you, and the correct answer to the skill testing question:

Which Dave Brubeck albums did Rémi Bolduc select material from for his previous tribute album? The answer is in our interview with Rémi Bolduc at

Do not enter the contest if you will not attend if you win. Out of fairness to donors, musicians, and other contestants, we only award free tickets to people who will attend the concert. Tickets are personal and not transferable to another party.

The winner will be notified by phone and email after a random draw from all correctly-answered question on Thursday, March 2, 2017 at 7 p.m. The winner's name will also be listed in an update to this website announcement on Only the winner will be contacted. If we cannot reach the person drawn within one hour of the draw then we may draw again for another winner. Please provide the contact details requested.

Good luck to all contestants! And congratulations to Betty Ann Bryanton, who won the first pair of tickets in this contest.

Rémi Bolduc Jazz Ensemble – Swingin' With Oscar