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

Upcoming performances by Jeannette, Michel and Reg include: Songbook launch at Resonance Café in Montréal, June 17, 2017, 9pm. Toraja International Festival in Sulawesi, Indonesia, July 20-23, 2017, various times.

Jeannette Lambert presented her workshop entitled Singing Your Dreams at the 33rd Annual Dream Conference held at Rolduc Abbey in Kerkrade, the Netherlands, on Sunday June 26th, 2016. Michel accompanied her on drums during a lively dream-inspired jam session with the participants. A great time was had by all! To read about why she sings her dreams, […]

We are pleased to announce the re-issue of the pivotal recording, Lonely Universe à la plage, soon to be available at CDBaby, iTunes and others.  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, […]

Jeannette, Michel and Reg travelled to Sulawesi, Indonesia, in late December 2013, to perform at the Toraja International Festival in Tana Toraja with assistance from the Canada Council for the Arts and the Conseil des Arts et des Lettres du Québec.  Here is a Youtube channel featuring videos from this adventure.  

Born to be Blue

    Now available at CDBaby 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 […]

Jeannette Lambert performed with Reg Schwager, Michel Lambert, Ron Seguin and David Restivo at the Jazz Bistro in Toronto, July 25, 25, 27, 2013. Video here.

Maikotron Unit performs the poetry of Claude Gauvreau with guests Jeannette Lambert, Rénouka Chaudry and Alexandre Grogg at Chapelle Historique du Bon Pasteur during the L’Off Jazz Festival.

More than half an hour of jazz standards sung by Jeannette Lambert with Gary Williamson on piano and Neil Swainson on bass.

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 […]