|July 26, 2002
Audi of America Sponsors the Telluride Jazz Celebration
TELLURIDE, Colo., July 26 /PRNewswire/ -- Audi of America, Inc. is proud to announce its support of the 2002 Telluride Jazz Celebration. The 26th annual festival will run August 1-4, 2002, in the picturesque town of Telluride, Colorado. This year's theme is "A Celebration of the Oldest Instrument: The Voice," and the festival will feature an incredible assortment of talented artists to support this vision throughout the weekend.
"We are excited to be the official vehicle of the Telluride Jazz Celebration and pleased to participate in this long-standing festival," stated Maria Nahigian, Audi's event marketing manager. "These talented singers and musicians deliver emotional performances that associate nicely with our Audi brand values and other performing arts sponsorships." Audi will have vehicle displays at venues throughout Telluride and will also offer a chauffeured shuttle service for performers and special guests of the festival.
Jazz aficionados from around the world enjoy the Telluride Jazz Celebration for its relaxed atmosphere where musicians perform and mingle with patrons in the intimate and scenic mountain environment. This year's Guest of Honor, Jon Hendricks, leads a powerful group of performers who enjoy international acclaim along with exciting new talent that the Telluride Society for Jazz is proud to introduce to the crowds. Featured artists include Karl Denson, Charlie Hunter, Christian McBride, Jane Monheit, New York Voices with the USAF Falconaires, Spyro Gyra, Richie Cole, Claudia Villela and the Telluride Student All-Stars.
For more information about this extraordinary event, visit www.telluridejazz.com. Tickets are available for purchase online at the event Web site or by phone at 970-782-7009.