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

New music coming to you this winter, Reg Schwager/ Don Thompson duo album entitled Ever Now.

Recent performances this summer by Jeannette, Michel and Reg include: Songbook launch at Resonance Café in Montréal, June 17, 2017. Toraja International Festival in Sulawesi, Indonesia, July 20-23, 2017.                                                     […]

  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 […]

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 CDBaby, iTunes Reviews: Whole Note, Ottawa Citizen, Jazz FM Listen: Lonesome Scenes of Winter  

Journal des Episodes II, a new cd by Michel Lambert, the follow up to the first cd,  with 97 musical journal entries, featuring Alexandre Grogg and Guillaume Bouchard, is now available at CDBaby iTunes   Reviews: Monsieur Délire, Percorsi Musicali, Culture Jazz, Citizen Jazz

We are pleased to announce the re-issue of the pivotal recording, Lonely Universe à la plage, soon to be available at CDBaby, iTunes and others.  It was one of the first Jazz from Rant cds ever produced, from 1993.  This album features the poetry and vocals of Jeannette Lambert performing along with Michel Lambert, drums, […]

Now available at CDBaby and iTunes. Review The Whole Note The Ottawa Citizen      

Jeannette, Michel and Reg travelled to Sulawesi, Indonesia, in late December 2013, to perform at the Toraja International Festival in Tana Toraja with assistance from the Canada Council for the Arts and the Conseil des Arts et des Lettres du Québec.  Here is a Youtube channel featuring videos from this adventure.