Mindi Abair

Mindi Abair

 

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Mindi Abair (born May 23, 1969) is an American two time Grammy Award nominated[1] saxophonist, vocalist, author, and National Trustee for the National Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences, the organization that puts on the Grammy Awards show.

Her solo career has produced ten #1 radio singles, two #1 Billboard Jazz CDs, and four more solo CDs that have landed #5 and above on the Billboard Contemporary Jazz Charts. She was the featured saxophonist for the 2011 and 2012 seasons of American Idol, performed with the rock band Aerosmith,[2] for their 2012 Summer Tour, joined Bruce Springsteen and Max Weinberg for a night at the Beacon Theater and has played with Paul Shaffer and the CBS Orchestra three times on Late Show with David Letterman.[citation needed]

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It Just Happens That Way
Album
It Just Happens That Way is an album by musical artist Mindi Abair, released on January 1, 2003.
Life Less Ordinary
Album
Life Less Ordinary is an album by musical artist Mindi Abair, released on April 17, 2006.
Happy Christmas
Album
Happy Christmas is an album by musical artist Mindi Abair, released on November 23, 2004.
Happy Christmas
Song
Happy Christmas is a song by musical artist Mindi Abair, released on November 23, 2004.

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Popular Songs2

Minor Film Appearances & References1

TV Shows4

Collaborators & Influencers18

Other Music-Related Relationships4

Personal & Professional Relationships1

Awards & Nominations1

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Spotify - Albums & Singles38

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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Spotify - Top Tracks10

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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Mindi Abair and The Boneshakers to Release The EastWest Sessions Today
  –  September 15, 2017
Mindi Abair and The Boneshakers will release their first studio ... six Top 5 solo records and two #1 spots on the Billboard Contemporary Jazz album chart. Following a two season run as the featured saxophonist on American Idol, resulting in her touring ...
Saxophonist Mindi Abair turns 'Pretty Good for a Girl' into anthem
  –  September 11, 2017
Saxophonist Mindi Abair has two Grammy nominations ... roll and watching MTV and wanting to be Tina Turner and Heart and Aerosmith. But then I learned jazz and went to school for music.” After graduating from the Berklee College of Music in Boston ...
Mindi Abair and The Boneshakers to Release The EastWest Sessions Today
  –  September 15, 2017
Mindi Abair and The Boneshakers will release their first studio ... Junior Walker has brought saxophone and vocals in one package to the forefront of modern music, with a raucous tone and abandon." Written in less than two hours with Nashville-based ...
Saxophonist Mindi Abair turns 'Pretty Good for a Girl' into anthem
  –  September 11, 2017
Saxophonist Mindi Abair has two Grammy nominations ... he was out their knocking his knees and shimmying,” recalled Abair. “I learned about music through rock 'n' roll and watching MTV and wanting to be Tina Turner and Heart and Aerosmith.
Saxophonist Mindi Abair turns 'Pretty Good for a Girl' into anthem
  –  September 11, 2017
Saxophonist Mindi Abair has two Grammy nominations. She's topped the Billboard charts, recorded seven solo albums and has spent two seasons on “American Idol.” She's recorded and performed with some of the best musicians in the world. But, she says ...
Mindi Abair and The Boneshakers to Release The EastWest Sessions Today
  –  September 15, 2017
Mindi Abair and The Boneshakers will release their first studio album September 15th on Pretty Good For A Girl Records. Recorded over five days at EastWest Studios in Hollywood with legendary blues rock producer Kevin "Caveman" Shirley (Led Zepplin, Joe ...
SoundBytes: Lynyrd Skynyrd, Alter Bridge, Squirrel Nut Zippers, Clutch and more
  –  September 13, 2017
Tickets are $58 and up. Click here. -- Mindi Abair and the Boneshakers will perform at the Capitol Theatre on Feb. 25. Tickets are $35 and up. Click here. -- PJ Morton will perform at Crowbar on Oct. 19. Tickets are $15. Click here.
Saxophonist Mindi Abair turns 'Pretty Good for a Girl' into anthem
  –  September 11, 2017
Saxophonist Mindi Abair has two Grammy nominations. She's topped the Billboard charts, recorded seven solo albums and has spent two seasons on “American Idol.” She's recorded and performed with some of the best musicians in the world. But, she says ...

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