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Jazzy trivia quiz proffers prize of concert tickets

The School for Arts and Creative Innovation is offering DailyNews readers a chance to win two free tickets to the University Jazz Ensemble’s concert Friday, November 30, at 7:30 p.m. at Banwell Community Church.

Admission is $10, with a student rate of $5. Order tickets by phone at 519-253-3000, ext. 4212, or purchase online at www.uwindsor.ca/music. Tickets also available at the door. Find more information on the music Web site.

To enter the contest, just send your answers to the following three trivia questions, inspired by Friday’s program. The winner will be selected at random from all correct responses received by 4 p.m. Thursday, November 29.

  1. Which one of these jazz saxophonists began his solo career in the 1980s?
    a) Kenny G
    b) Johnny Hodges
    c) Charlie Parker
    d) Lester Young
     
  2. Cellist Oscar Pettiford, composer of Blues in the Closet from Friday’s playlist, was a pioneer in which style of jazz?
    a) acid blues
    b) bebop
    c) swing
    d) third stream
     
  3. Which Billie Holiday single was inducted into the Grammy Hall of Fame in 1978 and listed in the Library of Congress’ National Recording Registry in 2002?
    a) God Bless the Child
    b) Lover Man
    c) Strange Fruit
    d) You Better Go Now

Contest is open to all readers of the DailyNews. Questions written by Chantelle Myers; answers provided by the quizmaster, whose ruling on the most correct answer is inviolable. Send an e-mail with your responses to uofwnews@uwindsor.ca. One entry per contestant, please.

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