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Spirit Wind



Spirit Wind, featuring Adrienne Nims on soprano, alto, tenor saxes, traditional flutes as well as Native American, Indian, African and Asian flutes and percussion, performs contemporary jazz and global music throughout Southern California and is featured at the world-famous San Diego Zoo during the summer.

 Adrienne Nims’s passionate energy and dazzling musicianship as a solo artist and with her talented band Spirit Wind create an inspiring and unforgettable entertainment experience.  Her dynamic sensual voice on the saxophones, flutes and many more global indigenous instruments express not only a vast array of musical culture and style but the magic and mystery of life.  She has recorded and performed in many parts of the world, has numerous theatrical credits on stage and as a composer.  She is a dancer and choreographer as well.  She has performed openings for such greats as Spyro Gyra, Joe Cocker, Al DiMeola, Fourplay, Steppenwolf, Najee and Boz Scaggs, to name a few.

 Warren Bryant, percussionist, has performed over many parts of the globe with an array of top names and stars in music and film.  He is in demand with musicians and entertainers in all forms of music.  Warren has performed with some of the following artists: Gabor Szabo, Dona Summer, The Fifth Dimension, John Mayall, Captain and Tennille, and Bill Cosby Productions.  He has also played with various Latin, Jazz, African and Brazilian groups.  Warren now lives in San Diego, California and plays and records with some of the best local musicians around.

 J.R. Betts has played many of the clubs in San Diego, such as the Rancho Bernardo Inn, the USS Grant, the Ritz Carlton and the Marriott Hotels, to name a few.  J.R. is a dedicated, talented musician, pianist, computer sequencer, and composer who loves to make and play music.

Jimmy Patton is known throughout the west coast for his extraordinary virtuosity as a guitarist, composer and arranger.  He has been the recipient of awards for many National competitions.  He is a highly sought after teacher, recording artist, and has recently completed compositions for a children’s music CD.

Spirit Wind's contemporary, Latin jazz infused with irresitible grooves as well as elegant, ethereal melodies will linger with you long after the last note.     




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