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Brandi Disterheft Returns with “Surfboard”, Featuring George Coleman

Surf’s up! Brandi Disterheft has just released a new album called “Surfboard”, which marks her fifth as a leader. Songs on the album range from blues to pop to the Great Brazilian and American songbooks.

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Brandi Disterheft Releases “Blue Canvas”

Brandi Disterheft has returned with her fourth album as a leader, entitled Blue Canvas. With veteran pianist Harold Mabern and drummer Joe Farnsworth in tow, the jazz bassist/vocalist goes deep on a mix of classic and original tunes. “Aside from an array of classic standards from Clifford Brown, Bobby Timmons, and Tadd Dameron, I chose four out of thirty songs...

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Brandi Disterheft Releases “Gratitude”

If legendary jazz pianist Oscar Peterson ever likened you to bassist Ray Brown, you’re obviously doing something right. That’s just the case for Brandi Disterheft, whose new album Gratitude is available now on Justin Time Records. The 27-year-old Canadian bassist, who has studied with Rufus Reid, Don Thompson, Niels-Henning Orsed Pederson and Ron Carter is well versed in the jazz...

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New Release: Brandi Disterheft’s “Second Side”

Jazz bassist Brani Disterheft just released her second album Second Side. Brandi took a singer/songwriter approach to her second album, where “one can hear (though not overtly) the influence of early period Joni Mitchell… and of Brazilian pop sensation Milton Nascimento.” “She has the same lope or rhythmic pulse as my bass player, Ray Brown,” Oscar Peterson said of Disterheft....