Brandi Disterheft

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Brandi Disterheft
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Brandi Disterheft, 2008
Background information
Born Canada
Genres Jazz
Instruments bass
Website Official site

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."[1]


  • Debut (2007) – Superfran Records
  • Second Side (2009) – Justin Time
  • Gratitude (2012) – (Justin Time
  • Blue Canvas (2016) – (Justin Time)

Awards and recognition[edit]


  1. ^ "All About Jazz Review of Debut
  2. ^ "Artist : Brandi Disterheft". Festival International de Jazz de Montréal. Retrieved 2010-10-09. 

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