Congratulations to Carole Dion, who won a pair of tickets to hear Toronto jazz vocalist Lara Solnicki and Ottawa guitarist Roddy Ellias perform together for the first time at 7:30 p.m. on Saturday, October 25, 2014 at GigSpace. Lara Solnicki and Roddy Ellias generously donated the tickets.

Both Solnicki and Ellias are strong jazz musicians, but with a background in classical music. They will perform jazz arrangements of Ravel and Purcell, combined with pieces by jazz guitarist Ralph Towner, their own compositions, and some lovely Great American Songbook standards.

This is Lara Solnicki's first appearance in Ottawa. Read our interview with her about her new CD and the concert.

The answer to our skill-testing question, "Which jazz musician produced Lara Solnicki's new CD?" is "Gerorge Koller.

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