Known for its Internationally Renowned Talent and Diverse Wine Selection, Genuine Jazz & Wine Returns to Copper, Aug. 26-28

August 23, 2011


Enjoy Jazz musicians, 20+ wines, and a gourmet grill at theGenuine Jazz & Wine Festival, this weekend, August 26-28.


Copper Mountain, Colorado…August 23, 2011…Copper Mountain has collaborated with the Republic National Distributing Company to host Peak Performance’s 27th Annual Genuine Jazz & Wine Festival. The event features renowned jazz musicians, an expansive collection of wines to sample, and a gourmet grill from August 26-28 in the Center Village at Copper.


The festival will include 3-days of jazz stars taking the stage in the intimate and air-conditioned Copper Conference Center.  Featured talent includes internationally renowned and Grammy Award Winning Jazz stars Stanley Jordan, Gerald Albright, Eric Darius and Jackiem Joyner, who will pay homage to Marvin Gaye and Michael Jackson. Additional performers include Julian Vaughn, Tony Exum Jr., Julius, Gregory Goodloe, Rodney Edge, Bee Boisseau, and Steve Watts. Click here for a full schedule of shows, or here to purchase tickets. An All-Shows Weekend Pass may be purchased for $88, with individual show tickets starting at $48. Several free outdoor performances will also be available, including Denver-based Purnell Steen with Fred Fuller, part of the Free Fridays at Copper concert series.


The wine tasting portion of the festival will feature nearly 20 wines, in addition to several cognacs and ports, available for guests to sample. This year’s wine collection has a unique ‘eco-friendly’ theme. Tasting packages, in which guests’ receive tickets redeemable for a sample of the wine of their choosing, may be pre-purchased online or on-site.


Guests will also enjoy the Gourmet Grill, which provides a taste of this summer’s freshest ingredients. Items available include a Grilled Salmon Sandwich topped with a Tomato Avocado Salsa or the Grilled Portobello Mushroom Sandwich topped with spinach, tomato, fresh mozzarella, and a balsamic reduction.


Festival-goers are sure to be contented by the relaxing and beautiful backdrop of the mountains, the continuous sounds of jazz, a glass of wine and a belly full of delectable food at this year’s Genuine Jazz & Wine Festival. Make a weekend of it and slumber at Copper – lodging specials are available by calling 866-837-2996 and mentioning group code “3GJ4ZU” or “Genuine Jazz & Wine.” For more details, visit


All events are subject to change and are weather dependent.




About Copper

Copper gives guests the freedom to define their own vacation experience. Easy access to several 14,000 ft. peaks, hundreds of miles of Colorado Scenic Byways, an 18-hole championship golf course and long stretches of celebrated fishing waters make Copper a premier summer destination. That access, combined with an intimate resort village that produces world-class events and entertainment, is especially appealing to hikers, road bikers, runners, anglers and others seeking personal growth and wellness through their mountain experience. To see more, visit Woodward at Copper Summer Camps - make sure to check out one of the greatest indoor/outdoor ski and snowboard camps on the planet, by visiting





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