2014 Mindi Abair – Wild Heart

Wild Heart is the seventh full-length solo studio album by American musician Mindi Abair, released on May 27, 2014. Wild Heart marks Abair’s fourth release on Concord Records imprint, Heads Up International. The album debuted at number 1 on the Billboard Jazz Albums chart, staying there for two weeks. Wild Heart received a 2015 Grammy nomination in the Contemporary Instrumental Album category, Abair’s second Grammy nomination.

Tracks

1  Amazing Game (Jim Peterik; Mindi Abair) 04:23
2  I Can’t Lose (Ty Stevens; Mindi Abair) 03:37
3  Wild Heart (Dave Yaden; Mindi Abair) 04:08
4  Haute Sauce (Dave Yaden; Mindi Abair) 03:18
5  Train (Jim Peterik; Mindi Abair) 03:27
6  Kick Ass (Matthew Hager; Mindi Abair) 05:36
7  I’ll Be Your Home (Candace Devine; Dave Yaden; Mindi Abair) 04:18
8  The Shakedown (Waddy Wachtel; Mindi Abair) 03:50
9  Kiddo’s Revenge (Dave Yaden; Mindi Abair) 04:28
10  Addicted to You (Booker T Jones; Mindi Abair) 06:48
11  Just Say When (Gregg Allman; Mindi Abair) 05:31

Media

Musicians

BassItai Shapira
GuitarItai Shapira
SaxMindi Abair
TrumpetTodd Simon

Other Musicians

1 Amazing Game

DrumsJake Najor
PianoAdam Berg
TromboneTrombone Shorty
TromboneElizabeth Lea
CymbalBud Harner


2 I Can’t Lose

BassItai Shapira
DrumsJake Najor
GuitarItai Shapira
OrganAdam Berg
SaxMindi Abair
TromboneElizabeth Lea
TambourineAdam Berg
VocalsMindi Abair


3 Wild Heart

DrumsJake Najor
OrganAdam Berg
PianoAdam Berg
SynthesizerAdam Berg
TromboneElizabeth Lea


4 Haute Sauce

DrumsBlake Colie
PianoDave Yaden
SynthesizerAdam Berg
TromboneElizabeth Lea


5 Train

DrumsJake Najor
OrganAdam Berg
TambourineAdam Berg
TromboneElizabeth Lea
VocalsMindi Abair


6 Kick Ass

DrumsJake Najor
GuitarJoe Perry
TromboneElizabeth Lea
TambourineAdam Berg


7 I’ll Be Your Home

DrumsJames Gadson
GuitarKeb Mo
OrganBooker T Jones
TromboneElizabeth Lea
TambourineKeb Mo
VocalsKeb Mo
VocalsMindi Abair


8 The Shakedown

DrumsMax Weinberg
GuitarWaddy Wachtel
OrganLance Abair
PianoAdam Berg
TromboneElizabeth Lea


9 Kiddo’s Revenge

DrumsJake Najor
PianoDave Yaden
TromboneElizabeth Lea


10 Addicted to You

DrumsJames Gadson
OrganBooker T Jones


11 Just Say When

BassKevin Scott
DrumsBlake Colie
GuitarDave Burris
GuitarGregg Allman
Hammond OrganGregg Allman
VocalsGregg Allman
VocalsMindi Abair
  
  

Liner Notes

Producer – Adam Berg, Mindi Abair, Itai Shapira, Todd Simon
Producer (Executive) – Bud Harner, John Burk
Arranged By (Horn) – Todd Simon
Engineer – Adam Berg, Dave Burris, Itai Shapira, Jim Morris, John Wydrycs, Shane Baldwin
Engineer (Assistant, Second) – Allen Franco
Engineer (Assistant) – Jon Silverman, Kevin Coen
Mastered By – Paul Blakemore
Mixed By – Adam Berg

Design – Patty Palazzo
Photography By – Greg Allen

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Copyright (c) Heads Up International
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Mastered At CMG Mastering