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

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 Enjoy this video from the project Genius […]

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 […]

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

We are pleased to announce the re-issue of the pivotal recording, Lonely Universe à la plage, is available at Amazon, iTunes or by emailing us.  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 Amazon and iTunes. Reviews The Whole Note The Ottawa Citizen