born in 1980
Brandi Disterheft is a Canadian bassist and composer.
Disterheft grew up in the District of North Vancouver, British Columbia where she attended Handsworth Secondary School. Upon graduation, she won scholarship to attend Humber College in Toronto where she studied under Don Thompson.
Disterheft has also studied under Rufus Reid, Rodney Whitaker, and Oscar Peterson. Peterson notably said about Disterheft, "She has the same lope or rhythmic pulse as my bassist, Ray Brown. She is what we call serious."
- Debut (2007) Superfran Records
- Second Side (2009) Justin Time Records
- Gratitude (2012) - Justin Time Records
Awards and recognition
- 2008: winner, Juno Award for Traditional Jazz Album of the Year, Debut
- "All About Jazz Review of Debut
- Artist : Brandi Disterheft. Festival International de Jazz de Montréal. Retrieved on 2010-10-09.
- Official web site