Mindi Abair is an American 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 No. 1 radio singles, two No. 1 Billboard Jazz CDs, and four more solo CDs that have landed No. 5 and above on the Billboard Contemporary Jazz Charts. She was the featured saxophonist for the 2011 and 2012 seasons of American Idol, and performed with the rock band Aerosmith. Abair's recordings have twice been nominated for Grammy Awards.
|Born:||1969, St. Petersburg, Florida, U.S.|
|Genres:||Rock, soul, pop, Contemporary jazz, smooth jazz|
|Occupation(s):||Musician, composer, radio host, band leader, author, public speaker|
|Instruments:||Vocals, saxophone, keyboard|
|Labels:||Heads Up, Concord Music Group, Verve|
|Associated acts:||Backstreet Boys, Aerosmith, Duran Duran, Adam Sandler, Mandy Moore, Gregg Allman, Dave Koz, The Boneshakers, Joe Bonamassa, Kenny Wayne Sheppard, Keb' Mo', Samantha Fish, Larkin Poe, Beth Hart|
|Website:||Mindi Abair's Official site|
|Twitter:||Mindi Abair's Twitter profile|
|Instagram:||Mindi Abair's Instagram profile|
|Facebook:||Mindi Abair's Facebook profile|
|IMDb:||Mindi Abair's IMDb|
About Mindi Abair
Smooth jazz saxophone player known for her contributions to a variety of different acts, including Duran Duran.
Mindi Abair Before Fame
She started playing music at a very early age and went to Berklee College of Music; she moved across the country to Los Angeles after she graduated.
Achievement of Mindi Abair
She assembled Mandy Moore's first band.
Mindi Abair Family Life
She married Jason Steele in April of 2005.
Associations of Mindi Abair
Abair impressed Steven Tyler so much with her performances on American Idol that he invited her to tour with Aerosmith in 2012.
Information related to Mindi Abair
- Rock saxophonists
- Radio personalities from Florida
- American jazz soprano saxophonists
- Smooth jazz saxophonists
- GRP Records artists
- American female jazz musicians
- Musicians from St. Petersburg, Florida
- American jazz alto saxophonists
- Concord Records artists
- 21st-century saxophonists