Monday, June 7, 2010

GIVEAWAY: See Jazz Great Chick Corea in Concert at the DSO on 6/20 at 7pm (CLOSED)

The DSO and the Detroit International Jazz Festival present Jazz great Chick Corea in concert at the DSO.

The Detroit Symphony Orchestra (DSO) and the Detroit International Jazz Festival (DJF) co-present legendary jazz pianist, composer and former DSO Fred A. and Barbara M. Erb Jazz Creative Director Chair (2005-06) Chick Corea and his Freedom Band as part of the band’s extended tour of the U.S. and Europe.
A National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) Jazz Master, 16-time Grammy winner, prolific composer and undisputed keyboard virtuoso, Chick Corea has attained living legend status after four decades of unparalleled creativity and staggering artistic output. From straight ahead to avant-garde, bebop to fusion, children’s songs to chamber music, along with some far-reaching forays into symphonic works, Chick has touched an astonishing number of musical bases in his career.
Chick returns to Orchestra Hall with his new all-star quartet featuring alto saxophonist Kenny Garrett, bassist Christian McBride (DJF 2008 Artist in Residence), and legendary drummer Roy Haynes, who turns 85 this year. The concert takes place on Sun., June 20, 2010 at 7 p.m. in Orchestra Hall.
Tickets to Chick Corea range in price from $19 to $60 with a limited number of box seats available for $99. Tickets may be purchased at the Max M. Fisher Music Center box office (3711 Woodward Ave., Detroit); by calling (313) 576-5111; or online at
The DSO is giving FREEISMYLIFE readers a chance to win one of 4 pair of tickets to see Chick Corea in concert on Sunday, June 20th at Orchestra Hall.

Fill out the information in the form below.

- One entry per person please.

- The contest ends Tuesday, June 15th, 2010 at 11:59am EST.

- Four winners will be selected by random number generation. The winners will each receive two tickets.

- The winners will be contacted by email on Wednesday, June 16, 2010 in the morning. If a winner does not respond within 12 hours of the email being sent, another winner will be chosen.

- The tickets will be held for the winners at the DSO Will Call office.
-Tickets are for the Sunday, June 20th performance only.

- You can get 1 extra contest entry for following the DSO on Facebook.

- You can get 1 extra contest entry for following the DSO on Twitter.

Good Luck!

Updated 6/16/2010- CONTEST IS CLOSED


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