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

Jeannette Lambert’s new track A Windy Day is out now, with Greg Burk on piano, Michel Lambert on drums and based around a poem by Anne Bronte. And you can watch a video for the track on Youtube below, beginning November 10, 2018. Read Jeannette’s thoughts on why she sings Bronte poems on her blog. […]

Three new and exciting projects are in production here at Jazz from Rant: Reg Schwager’s Ever Now, a new duo album with Don Thompson Jeannette Lambert “Genius Loci Mixtape, songs inspired by the spirit of place, from the many beautiful and unusual places Jeannette has travelled over the past few years, including Spain, Italy and Indonesia […]

Recent performances this summer by Jeannette, Michel and Reg include: Songbook launch at Resonance Café in Montréal, June 17, 2017. Toraja International Festival in Sulawesi, Indonesia, July 20-23, 2017.                                                     […]

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.