Mark Rehder will perform in Monk, Miles and Mingus Go To Town. photo by ©Brett Delmage, 2009
Mark Rehder will perform in Monk, Miles and Mingus Go To Town. photo by ©Brett Delmage, 2009

And we have a winner! Congratulations to Mark Hitchcock, and thanks to everyone who entered! Thanks to random.org for providing a random number for the draw.

And even if you didn't win, tickets will still be available for sale at the door.

The Ottawa Jazz Orchestra has generously donated a pair of tickets (a $50 value) to this week's concert, Monk, Miles and Mingus Go To Town at Glebe-St. James United Church, this Saturday March 26, 2011 at 8 p.m.

All JazzScene weekly email newsletter subscribers may enter to win this pair of tickets. Not a subscriber yet? See below – it's easy to subscribe, to be eligible to enter this and future draws.

"Bebop and chamber music come together for an intimate evening of swinging tunes and refreshing sounds with the hippest music from three jazz masters – Thelonious Monk, Miles Davis and Charles Mingus performed by the OJO’s unique chamber jazz ensemble.  With its unusual instrumentation, this unique twelve-piece collective of jazz and symphony musicians offers up a feast for the ears with arrangements from Adrian Cho and Rick Rangno inspired by Duke Ellington, Gil Evans and Johnny Richards."

The concert will be in Glebe-St. James United Church. This is a new performance space for Ottawa Jazz Orchestra, that has excellent acoustics. The concert location is only 2 minutes away from the corner of Bronson Avenue and Carling Avenue,  3 minutes away the 417, and is a short walk from OC Transpo routes 1, 4, 7,  and 85.

The draw for two tickets to the concert is open now until 11:59 PM (23:59) on Thursday, March 24. To enter, simply email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. with your name, email address, phone number, and the correct  answer to our skill testing question:

Joan Harrison will perform in Monk, Miles and Mingus Go To Town. photo by ©Brett Delmage, 2009
Joan Harrison will perform in Monk, Miles and Mingus Go To Town. photo by ©Brett Delmage, 2009
Who plays flugelhorn in Monk, Miles and Mingus Go To Town ?
The answer can be found at www.ottawajazzorchestra.com

The winner will be notified by email after a random draw after midnight (very early Friday morning) and will also be listed in an update to this website announcement at OttawaJazzScene.ca. The winner simply has to identify him or herself at the door of concert to be admitted.  ONLY the winner will be contacted.

Good luck to all participants! And be sure to check out Monk, Miles and Mingus Go To Town on Saturday night even if you don't win.

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