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

One of our first ever compact discs has been remastered and is being reissued. As of September 17, 2020, it will be 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 […]

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. Enjoy this first video from the project Genius Loci East with […]

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

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. Read Jeannette’s thoughts on why she sings Bronte poems on her blog. A remastered version of […]

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, 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, […]

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

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 […]

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

Available at Amazon, Spotify 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.