Jazz from Rant
independent music label for jazz artists, composers and improvisers

One of our first ever compact discs has been remastered and is being reissued. As of October 20, 2020, it will be available for streaming at Spotify and Apple Music. It features our trio of Jeannette Lambert, Michel Lambert and Reg Schwager and also has rare recordings by Herbie Spanier, Kiki Misumi, John McGarvie and […]

 Ars Transmutatoria Rouge by Michel Lambert Michel Lambert’s Ars Transmutatoria Rouge, a collection of music based around Michel’s visual scores is now available .  This recording features music  recorded at Studio la Buissonne in France with Michel on drums, Jeannette Lambert, voice, Laurent Charles, Lionel Garcin and Davide Barbarino on saxophones and Emmanuel Cremer, cello.  […]

Genius Loci East by Jeannette Lambert, Michel Lambert and Reg Schwager is available for download at Bandcamp where limited edition hard copies are also available (only a few copies remaining!). Visit Genius Loci East. You can also stream it at Spotify and Apple Music. Enjoy this first video from the project Genius Loci East with […]

Jazz from Rant is happy to announce the release of Jeannette Lambert’s Genius Loci Mixtape. You can read more about this release on Jeannette’s blog and listen at Bandcamp, Spotify, Amazon and more. Hard copies can be ordered by emailing us at shop@nette.ca. Review at theWholeNote

Reg Schwager’s new guitar/piano duo recording with Don Thompson is available now. Contact shop@nette.ca to order hard copies. Amazon | Spotify | iTunes

Jeannette Lambert’s new track A Windy Day is out now, with Greg Burk on piano, Michel Lambert on drums and based around a poem by Anne Bronte. And you can watch a video for the track on Youtube below. Read Jeannette’s thoughts on why she sings Bronte poems on her blog. A remastered version of […]

Reg’s new cd Songbook is now available! The album features wonderful new songs written by Reg with lyrics by the vocalists on the album, Jeannette Lambert, John Alcorn and Luanda Jones. The music features many great instrumentalists as well. As a child prodigy, Reg’s great musical passion was learning as many  jazz songs as humanly possible, […]

Jeannette sings Lone Jack Pine with Michel Lambert, drums, Gabriel Lambert, guitar and Guillaume Bouchard, bass at Resonance Cafe in Montreal, March 18, 2017. Filmed by Theo Lambert

Michel Lambert’s latest cd, the 50th production in our Jazz from Rant collection, will be released February 14, 2017. It’s a series of compositions and improvisations inspired by a myriad of sources such a Catalan music in Barcelona, notions of symmetry, paintings by Caravaggio, dream haiku written by Jeannette Lambert and more. The music is accompanied by […]

Jeannette Lambert presented her workshop entitled Singing Your Dreams at the 33rd Annual Dream Conference held at Rolduc Abbey in Kerkrade, the Netherlands, on Sunday June 26th, 2016. Michel accompanied her on drums during a lively dream-inspired jam session with the participants. A great time was had by all! To read about why she sings her dreams, […]

Gabriel Lambert’s new cd, “Les Ondes Célestes” was launched at L’OFF Jazz Festival on October 9th, 2015, along with a performance by his group. The recording features Gabriel Lambert, guitar, Michel Lambert, drums, Andres Vial, piano and Adrian Vedady, bass.   This is Gabriel’s first release as a leader and composer, and contains improvisations and compositions […]

Reg Schwager’s outstanding new quartet album Delphinus is available at  iTunes, Amazon or email us for a copy (don’t pay $907 at Amazon!) Reviews: Whole Note, Ottawa Citizen, Jazz FM Listen: Lonesome Scenes of Winter