Featuring Cool Jazz and Brazilian Pop Influences with Special Guests Holly Cole and Ranee Lee Available in the U.S. on September 14
Bassist and composer Brandi Disterheft is fast becoming one of jazz’s brightest lights. Still in her twenties, she’s already made a huge impression on thousands of listeners, for both her imaginative live shows and her well-conceived recordings. Brandi’s premier album, Debut, won her the 2008 JUNO award (Canada’s Grammy), and her CV already catalogs successful concerts as far away as Japan and Haiti, and at jazz festivals from Vienna to Chicago, and a performance at Carnegie Hall.
It’s not only her fiery bass playing and charismatic performances that make people take notice. It’s also her innovative writing style, informed by various influences, from Mingus to Bjork. As Oscar Peterson said, “She is what we call serious.” Continue reading