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

The new album is now available for download at Bandcamp and limited edition hard copies will be available soon. Visit Genius Loci East. Enjoy this first video from the project Genius Loci East with speed art from Beamboy.illustrator, aka Théo Lambert. This is a song written in the mountains of Central Java to express the […]

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

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

Born to be Blue

Available exclusively as a download at Amazon 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 began performing […]

Journal des Episodes, a new cd by Michel Lambert with 92 musical journal entries, featuring Alexandre Grogg and Guillaume Bouchard, is now available by emailing us or at Amazon 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 Amazon and iTunes Reviews Tom Hull, The Whole Note, Culture Jazz