Andrew Perez 1 p.m., March 24
Influences: Sting, David Sanborn, Stevie Wonder, Pat Metheny, Spyro Gyra
Multi-instrumentalist Adrienne Nims plays contemporary and world jazz, both as a solo artist and with her talented band Spirit Wind. She has been a musician since the age of five. and has collaborated and opened for such greats as Spyro Gyra, Al Dimeola, Najee, and Joe Cocker, to name a few.
Her dynamic sensual voice on saxophones, flutes, and many global indigenous instruments express a vast array of musical culture and style. The music is exotic, melodic and rhythmically charged!
Adrienne Nims has been featured at the San Diego Zoo, major jazz festivals, as well as other venues in the San Diego area. She's opened for Spyro Gyra, Joe Cocker, Al DiMeola, Fourplay, Steppenwolf, Najee, and Boz Scaggs.
"Her expresive intensity will linger with you long after the last note." (From an article in "The Light Connection" Dec. 2007.)