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Mindi Abair

Born on tour into a musical family, Mindi Abair was playing piano by the age of five. Within three years, she was playing saxophone and writing songs. She made her way through Berklee performing all kinds of music from jazz to rock and R&B. Upon moving back to Los Angeles, Abair started her own band. She also took on session work with artists as diverse as the Gap Band, Adam Sandler, Mandy Moore, John Tesh, Teena Marie, and the Backstreet Boys. During this time, she worked on creating her own sound and released her debut disc in 1999. The Backstreet Boys connection really paid off for her, and her website and CD (entitled Love) took off. The year 2000 saw the release of the follow-up, Always and Never the Same, and shortly thereafter, Abair signed with GRP Records. A sophomore effort, It Just Happens That Way, was issued in 2003. "Lucy's," "Save the Last Dance," and the album's title track went on to impact Top Ten radio. A year later, Abair returned with Come as You Are, her second set produced with her writing partner Matthew Hager. In 2006, Abair released Life Less Ordinary, which featured guest vocals from Lalah Hathaway and Keb' Mo', and also performed at the Governor's Ball, the official Oscars afterparty. The following year, she appeared on guitarist Peter White's (with whom she had performed frequently) Christmas album, but 2008 saw a return to her solo material (and an introduction to Abair as a singer) with Stars. In 2010, Abair delivered the soul-jazz-inspired In Hi-Fi Stereo, which once again featured a mix of instrumental jazz with a few Abair vocal numbers. Abair returned in 2014 with her seventh studio album, Wild Heart, which featured guest spots from Keb' Mo', Joe Perry, Booker T. Jones, and Gregg Allman. It debuted at number one on the jazz album chart, and received a Grammy nomination for Best Contemporary Instrumental Album.

In March of 2015, she recorded a live album, Mindi Abair & the Boneshakers: Live in Seattle. Her backing band is actually an all-star, standalone touring and recording unit that includes former Was (Not Was) members Randy Jacobs on guitar and vocalist Sweet Pea Atkinson. The album was released the following September by Concord. ~ Gary Hill
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Selected Discography

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Track List: Wild Heart

1. Amazing Game (Feat. Trombone Shorty)

2. I Can't Lose

3. Wild Heart

4. Haute Sauce

5. Train

6. Kick A** (Feat. Joe Perry)

7. I'll Be Your Home (Feat. Keb' Mo')

8. The Shakedown (Feat. Max Weinberg)

9. KiddoEs Revenge

10. Addicted To You (Feat. Booker T. Jones)

11. Just Say When (Feat. Gregg Allman)

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Track List: In Hi-Fi Stereo

1. Any Way You Wanna

2. All Star

3. L'espirit Nouveau

4. Get Right

5. Be Beautiful

6. Down For The Count

7. Girls Night Out

8. Let The Whole World Know (Sing Your Song)

9. It's A Man's Man's Man's World

10. Take Me Home

11. The Alley

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Track List: Stars

1. Smile

2. On And On

3. Out Of The Blue

4. Stars

5. F.L.A. Swing

6. I Wonder

7. Gingerbread Man

8. Change

9. Mojo

10. Here For You

11. Gonna Be Alright

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Track List: Life Less Ordinary

1. Do You Miss Me

2. Long Ride Home

3. It Must Be Love

4. The Joint

5. Rain

6. True Blue

7. Slinky

8. Ordinary Love

9. Bloom

10. Far Away

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Track List: Come As You Are

1. Come As You Are

2. Shine

3. Every Time

4. Head Over Heels

5. Make A Wish

6. Sticks And Stones

7. I Can Remember

8. New Shoes

9. High Five

10. You'll Never Know

11. Cyan

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Track List: It Just Happens That Way

1. Lucy's

2. Flirt

3. Save The Last Dance

4. As Good As It Gets

5. Save Tonight

6. Right On

7. It Just Happens That Way

8. Salt And Lime

9. Momo

10. Play

11. Remember

12. Home

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I cried when I saw her in person at my friend's birthday party! Wow!
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johnfnichols o n l a w
Can't get enough of Mindi. She's the best...
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she is in the groove, play on sister
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Amazing Sound! Well Done -- !! Could listen to this all day!
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blackknight5 7
Truly Boss
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Absolutely beautiful!
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love her music I can really listen the whole day so gifted
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Gifted child prodigy a great saxophone player
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I watched her perform twice in Denver. First time at a jazz festival where I got an autograph from her and at Soiled Dove where she came to my table and the Joint. Time of my life!
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jphoesman
Gotta love Mindy! Great tune, great artist!
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brush678
Brush66@veri z o n . n e t just happen to turn on my my phone lessening to Pandora your song was the first song I heard, loved it. I will look to purchase more of her music.
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I can't wait to meet her again in April.
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What a great artist i love seeing her perform, she's as sweet as her music is I have enjoyed every performance.
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Nice
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A Blonde bombshell!!! A n d good on the sax too!!!
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mrsmooth_200 8
Yep! Miss Candy is beautiful sax player. I and my wife saw her years ago, at the Kansas Jazz festival. She put on a good show.
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tinavanwyk
My husband and I have been huge fans since 2003 and saw her several times at Thornton Winery in Temecula.She puts on an awesome show and her music is great and inspiring. We look forward to seeing her again this september!.
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First time listening to Mindi, but not the last. She is an awesome sax player and gorgeous!!
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This is one well played song, do your thing girl.
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Mindi thanks for the great performance at the Newport Beach jazz fest, girl you rock.Love your new CD Wild heart.The song I'll be your home really hits home.Keep on filling our lives with your beautiful sounds..
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Love me some Mindy & Candy. What a wonderful pair of talented ladies making beautiful music. ... Ear candy!
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Wonder what a jazz jam between Mindy and Candy would be like. JUST might make me think about believing in a loving Deity again...
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mariem0710
I love your music, it's romantic and relaxing!
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mariem0710
I love your music, it' romantic and relaxing!
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Mindi is holding down for all of the female instrumental musicians out there !
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Saw her at jazz alley Seattle ..amazing performance. . b a n d terrific ..GO GIRLFRIEND..
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talk about hot>>>>>>
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I feel like dancin
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Ms.abair is in a league all of her own wish I had followed through on my musical aspirations. The music we could have made. Ha ha
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AWSOME!!! Your music touches me in so many ways. Keep making those sounds that touch the soul and warms the heart. THANX!!!
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this song gets the heart pumping
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This isver smoothing. Love it you go Mindi
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Interesting! Will keep track, you remind me of Candy Dulpher!
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teabridge1
FOLLOW YOU FORM YOUR BEGIN ............ K E E P MAKING GREAT MUSIC
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Wait until you hear Mindi play Summertime: so good I got chills!! William Johnson, Moreno Valley, CA
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Mind I u r awesome when r u touring in houston
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San Diego used to have summer Jazz festivals in the Gaslamp district where my famility and I saw Mindi perform 2 years in a row. My youngest daughter, also a sax player, has a photo with her and she signed a pair of converse my daughter wore on stage during high school band and street festival gigs. Mindi is an awesome saxiphonist. You go girl.
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dbadraper
sadly this is the 1st time I have heard of her. She reminds me of David Sanborn and spyro gyra.
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scottiewrigh t g a
Her performances evoke emotions as she fluently flows back and forth from inspirationa l , to transmitting all kinds of highs and lows. Good stage presence.
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odyssey2
Amazingly talented artist!
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jillmgravund e r
Love her music.
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Don't read this because it actually works. You will be kissed on the nearest possible Friday by the love of you life. Tomorrow will be the best day of your life. However if you don't post this you will die in 2 days. Now you've started reading so don't stop. This is so scary put this on at least 5 songs in 143 minutes. When done press f6 and your lover's name will come on the screen in big letters. This is so scary because it actually works!
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brittlinda48
Beautiful!! I love this song. She's knows how to make it happen.
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I saw her concert last yr. She was amazing. She turned the seabreeze concert out.!!!!!!
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Amazing
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I heard Mindi for the first time on the Bob Rivers show and I just had to listen to her.
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Mindi Abair ...YOU are a GENIUS..."Ke e p On Groovin'!!"
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kellygavrile n k o
Nice... love you and your music ;) you rock the sax... usually girls dont play sax but you go good =)
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This White can Play sorry Mindi, but YOU are good Love Your Music. You Go Girl :o) !!!
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I love this song. It is so funky. I do agree with everyone with what is happening to the Smooth Jazz stations that have folded. That has happened in New York with CD 1019. I still miss it. I believe that people will eventually want REAL artists and talent back instead of the watered down that you hear on radio these days.
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