Mindi rocks with Tower of Power at the Greek Theater
Mindi closed the show sitting in with Tower of Power at the Greek Theater on their hit "What is Hip?"
Mindi joins Max Weinberg & Bill Champlin for their US tour dates
Mindi will join Max Weinberg and Bill Champlin for a handful of dates on their summer tour. She'll appear at the Hyatt Newport Beach Infinity Summer Concert Series, 2 nights at the Dakotah in Minneapolis and Summerfest in Milwaukee, WI. She'll play "Ramrod" with the band as a tribute to the great Clarence Clemons, who passed away this week.
Mindi appears on American Idol with Casey Abrams
Mindi riffed along with Casey Abrams for his version of Hi De Ho tonight on American Idol. She also played with Haley and Jacob backing them up with the whole horn section.
With "Idol"-like Exposure, Abair continues to be an inspiration
Mindi was recently featured in the Californian and discussed her "Idol" appearances and some behind the scenes stories, as well as her rise to fame and how she gives back to the community that she came from.
Mindi wins Best International Instrumentalist at The Wave Awards in Toronto
Mindi won Best International Instrumentalist at the Wave Awards in Toronto. Sade was the winner of Best International Vocalist, and Larry Carlton was the winner of the Lifetime Achievement Award. The show was taped for later broadcast, and she performed "Lucy's" live, and sat in with Larry Carlton at the end of the show. Congratulations, Mindi!
Mindi, Dave Koz and Cameron Smith backstage at the Wave Awards
Mindi Featured on Yahoo Music as "Mystery Sax Player" for American Idol
Mindi was featured on the front page of Yahoo Music as their lead story the day after her first "American Idol" feature. By the end of the day, it had received 3 million click throughs. Read the article that brought Mindi from the "Mystery Sax Player" to the mainstream!
Mindi's Appearance on American Idol
Watch the video of Mindi's appearance with Paul McDonald on American Idol and catch Steven Tyler's now famous quote "Who's your sax player?"
You can buy the single, produced by Don Was at itunes!
Watch Mindi on American Idol Wednesday 4/13/11
Mindi recorded a track with producer Don Was for one of the American Idol finalists this weekend, and she will be performing it live on American Idol Wednesday, April 13th. Tune in to your local Fox listings and cheer her on. It might be the first sax solo ever in American Idol history.