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

In production, Jeannette Lambert’s new songs inspired by our travels in Spain and Italy. Listen to a sneak preview of the work-in-progress on Sound Cloud. Sneak Preview


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.  

Born to be Blue

    Now available at CDBaby and iTunes       Montreal jazz vocalist Jeannette Lambert’s 9th recording as a leader, Born to be Blue features her longtime collaborators, her brother guitarist Reg Schwager, her husband drummer Michel Lambert and bassist Neil Swainson. The recording features a return to the jazz standards Jeannette and Reg […]


Jeannette Lambert performed with Reg Schwager, Michel Lambert, Ron Seguin and David Restivo at the Jazz Bistro in Toronto, July 25, 25, 27, 2013. Video here.


Journal des Episodes, a new cd by Michel Lambert with 92 musical journal entries, featuring Alexandre Grogg and Guillaume Bouchard, is now available at CDBaby and iTunes Reviews Monsieur Délire, Free Jazz Blog, Gapplegate Classical-Modern Music, Tom Hull, Culture Jazz, Free Form, Free Jazz, Citizen Jazz, The Whole Note


Reg Schwager’s Trio Improvisations with Michel Lambert, Misha Mengelberg, Kenny Wheeler and Michael Stuart Available from CDBaby and iTunes Reviews Tom Hull, The Whole Note, Culture Jazz


Maikotron Unit performs the poetry of Claude Gauvreau with guests Jeannette Lambert, Rénouka Chaudry and Alexandre Grogg at Chapelle Historique du Bon Pasteur during the L’Off Jazz Festival.