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

Now out at Bandcamp! Read more at Jeannette’s blog. Hard copies and streaming coming soon. Follow Jeannette on Bandcamp to be notified when merch drops.

New music from our offspring label, Friday Night Inn, created by van garden and beamer! Now at Bandcamp and streaming. PLANET BEAM! by beamer! Poetic Reconstruction, vol. 2: Costa Dorada by van garden Poetic Reconstruction, vol. 1: Montreal by van garden

Now streaming at Bandcamp and other sites, Brontë is a compilation of Jeannette Lambert’s songs composed around the poetry of the Brontë sisters. This freshly re-mastered collection of tracks comes from diverse recordings over the past few decades and is essentially a series of experimental jazz punk versions of the timeless poetry.

Coming soon! Ars Transmutatoria Bleu and Rouge will be joined by three new recordings, Bronze and Orange, and our first ever vinyl production, all with the option of a limited edition handmade box. They will launch on Michel’s Bandcamp page.

Congratulations to Reg for being made a member of the Order of Canada! We are so pleased his lifelong dedication to music is being celebrated with this honour. Our family arrived in Canada from the Netherlands by way of New Zealand and our father’s decision to settle us all here has proved to be well […]

Genius Loci North. limited edition hard copies available now at Bandcamp. In these days of anxiety about climate change and the destruction of natural habitats for so many animals, the compositions aim to celebrate the landscapes we aim to preserve while also channeling the spirits of place. See Jeannette’s blog for the story behind the […]

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Watch Theo Lambert’s award-winning videos for the album here!

Out now at Bandcamp, Something I Said, newly remastered version of the original cassette from 1992, then titled Forget Me Not. The album features all lyrics by Jeannette with songs by Reg, Michel as well as Jonathan Goldsmith and Bobby Fenton. To learn more about this recording, visit Jeannette’s blog.

Newly released exclusively on Bandcamp, Lone Jack Pine Live, an ep of our concert recording in 2001. Hard copies of the full length studio recording of Lone Jack Pine are also available through my Bandcamp page. For background and my thoughts on music, motherhood and intuition you can visit my blog post for Lone Jack […]

Ars Transmutatoria Bleu is now available at Bandcamp. Music created around the visual scores by Michel Lambert. Featuring Michel Lambert, drums; Caroline Kraabel, saxophone, voice; Adrian Northover, saxophone; Susanna Ferrar, violin; Hyelim Kim, taegum; Jeannette Lambert, voice; Phil Minton, voice and trumpet; Trevor Taylor, vibes; Steve Beresford, piano; Veryan Weston, organ; Steve Noble, drums; John […]

One of our first ever compact discs has been remastered and is now 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 Michael Stuart. Original compact discs with two bonus tracks […]

 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.  […]