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Concord Music presents the CD release of Mindi Abair’s Stars

April 28, 2008
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“Smile” Audio Stream

MINDI ABAIR, saxophonist/vocalist/composer is set to release her first Peak Records (a division of Concord Music Group CD titled STARS on May 6, bursting on to the pop scene as one of an exciting new generation of crossover artists.  For the CD, Abair wrote 11 new songs, with five songs showcasing her vocals.  Her instrumental single, Smile, is currently on R&R at #13 and is rising; and her vocal song Stars, will be serviced to AC radio on April 28.  Collaborator/producer Matthew Hager enlisted a group of stalwarts from the pop world to contribute to the new CD including keyboardist Ricky Peterson (John Mayer, Prince), drummer Abe Laboriel, Jr. (Paul McCartney, Sting) and cellist Richard Dodd, (Faith Hill, Foo Fighters).
             Mindi will also preview tracks from the new CD to fans worldwide at DeepRockDrive.com on May 1 @ 6:00 p.m. PST (from Las Vegas), a high-definition, multi-stream live show in which fans from all over the world can enjoy her concert simultaneously.  Each participate can “shout out” song requests and send messages to Mindi live throughout the performance.  For more information on Mindi Abair’s concert on DeepRockDrive or to sign up for her show, visit http://www.deeprockdrive.com/artist/mindi_abair.

STARS is the follow up to Abair’s 2006 CD Life Less Ordinary, which debuted on Billboard’s Contemporary Jazz chart at #1; and spawned three #1 hit singles on Radio & Records.  Her debut CD, It Just Happens That Way, stayed in the Top 10 for 19 consecutive weeks, and she was named the #1 most played Contemporary Jazz CD of 2003 by Jazz Week.  Abair has established herself in the pop world touring with Adam Sandler, Mandy Moore, Josh Groban, Duran Duran and Backstreet Boys’ Millennium Tour; and her vocal song I Can Remember was featured in Aaron Spelling’s hit “Summerland”; while Every Time was featured in Robin Williams/Mandy Moore’s “License To Wed”.

Mindi Abair Official Site:

http://www.mindiabair.com

and MySpace:

http://www.myspace.com/mindiabair

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