Bassist, singer, composer, Brandi Disterheft, has been under the apprenticeship of Miles Davis’ bassist, Ron Carter, since she relocated to NYC from Vancouver. It’s not only her fiery bass playing that make audiences stand-up and holler, but also her innovative live shows as she sings in both English and French showcasing her ambient and dreamy voice. Winning a JUNO for her Debut album, Brandi had the honor of recording with the legendary Hank Jones & Oliver Jones on the album Pleased to Meet You and has since performed at some of the world’s most prestigious venues including Carnegie Hall and the Vienna Opera House. Along with her regular residency at NYC jazz venue Fine and Rare – 2017 also saw Brandi performing at the Festival International de Jazz de Montreal, the Vail Jazz Festival in Colorado, as well as engagements in the UK, Australia, New Zealand and China.
Her fourth album Blue Canvas was launched at Jazz at Lincoln Center in January 2017 and features an all-star New York City line-up with jazz master Harold Mabern (recorded with Freddie Hubbard, Jackie McLean, Hank Mobley, Blue Mitchell (1966), Sarah Vaughan, and Joe Williams (1966–67), Lee Morgan, JJ Johnson, Wes Montgomery, Sonny Rollins to name a few) and drummer Joe Farnsworth (McCoy Tyner, Wynton Marsalis, Benny Golson, Pharoah Sanders.)