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Gearhead: Mindi Abair Stays Unattached

Combine Cannonball Adderley with Clarence Clemons, pour in a large beaker of R&B, garnish with eye-grabbing stagecraft, and you have the essential ingredients of a performance by Mindi Abair. The Grammy-nominated saxophonist, singer, and songwriter—whose credits range from Aerosmith to American Idol to Dave Koz, Jeff Golub, Keb’ Mo’, and her own group, the Boneshakers—was … Read More “Gearhead: Mindi Abair Stays Unattached”

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Mindi Abair: In Hi Fi Stereo

If all you’ve heard from Mindi Abair is what’s played on smooth-jazz radio, you’ve probably got her pegged as a Sanborn-style saxophonist who offers bright and catchy songs. As a singer she’s written and performed several girl-power-type ballads that are no worse than anything you might hear on your preferred soft-rock station. But Abair has … Read More “Mindi Abair: In Hi Fi Stereo”

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