Fri, Nov 21 , 2014, 8:00pm
Mindi Abair and Nick Colionne
A unique pairing of two powerhouse jazz performers, Mindi Abair and Nick Colionne bring their award-winning talents to The American Theatre for an evening of sizzling musicianship and non-stop energy.
Mindi Abair has made her mark on a broad stretch of the musical landscape that includes jazz, pop, rock, R&B, soul, funk and more. The powerhouse saxophonist/vocalist has made scores of friends along the way in a career that spans seven solo albums and countless collaborations in the studio and live on stage. More recently, Abair received a 2014 Grammy nomination in the Best Pop Instrumental Album category for Summer Horns, a #1 recording with her friends Dave Koz, Gerald Albright and Richard Elliot featuring four of the most pre-eminent saxophonists in contemporary music.
Nick Colionne has blazed a trail to the top of the ranks of today's stars. Combining all of the various influences of his music career from jazz to R&B to blues to rock, he has created an unmistakable sound and vibe that is instantly recognizable. With lightning fast speed and a distinctively silky sound, Nick takes the guitar to unexpected places every time he performs. His rich baritone vocals delight audiences unaccustomed to hearing such a skilled
instrumentalist singing as well, and his showmanship....well, you have to see Nick and experience him for yourself.