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independent music label for jazz artists, composers and improvisers
Effugit

New release, Effugit, by the Maïkotron Unit, featuring more maïkotrons and other surprises! Maïkotron Unit, videos Cdbaby, iTunes Review: Monsieur Délire

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Available at CDbaby and iTunes Recorded after a snowstorm in holiday season, this recording includes jazz versions of Greensleeves, Auld Lang Syne and We Three Kings, plus a handful of originals with winter themes.

    Available at CDbaby and iTunes       Reviews ”Sand Underfoot is a top notch session … The undisputable stand-out track is “Sand Underfoot,” … It sums up all of this album’s delicateness, creativity and telepathic interaction … Sand Underfoot remains firmly anchored in jazz, if only by Jeannette’s deep understanding of jazz […]

  Available at CDBaby and iTunes         Jeannette and Michel met Barre Phillips during their travels in the South of France in the early 1990’s. It was the start of a great friendship and many musical collaborations. These three performers are dedicated to the art of improvising, and the interaction between the […]

  Available at CDBaby and iTunes         Featuring Ellery Eskelin, Dominic Duval and Malcolm Goldstein and an orchestra that includes musicians from  the Montreal Symphony Orchestra, the SMCQ and the NEM. Unique in its own way, Le Passant is a confrontation between the worlds of through-composed music and free improvisation. In it, […]

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Available at CDBaby and iTunes Because kids deserve hip music too! Bebop for Babies was born out of Jeannette Lambert’s quest for music that mixed the spontaneity of jazz sensibilities and great kids’ songs.  The band members are all great jazz players so the level of musicianship is high and the music is performed with joy […]

    Available from iTunes       Reg Schwager is one of Canada’s most prominent jazz guitarists. He has worked with many artists including George Shearing, Mel Tormé, Diana Krall, Zoot Sims, Pepper Adams and Rob McConnell. Recently he has been touring and recording with Emilie-Claire Barlow, Diana Panton, Jeannette Lambert and Darren Sigesmund. […]

  Available at Ayler Records or iTunes         Review Pedro Lopez, Modisti Taking free jazz and free improvisation as departure point and developing along the lines of experimental sound and extended instrumental techniques and discourse, this quartet presents an original and balanced approach to modern post-free. Beneath the apparent simplicity of casual-looking […]

    Available at CDBaby and iTunes       Because kids deserve hip music too! Our bestseller!  Bebop for Babies was born out of  Jeannette Lambert’s quest for music that mixed the spontaneity of jazz sensibilities and great kids’ songs.  The band members are all great jazz players so the level of musicianship is […]