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

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.

Currently in production! Ars Transmutatoria Bleu and Rouge will be joined by three new recordings, Bronze and Orange, and our first ever vinyl production. Check back here for more info on when this will be available.

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 […]

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.  […]

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. Review at The WholeNote Review at La Gazette Bleue Enjoy these […]

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 Review at La Gazette Bleue

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

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, […]

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 […]