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

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 […]

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, […]

Journal des Episodes, a new cd by Michel Lambert with 92 musical journal entries, featuring Alexandre Grogg and Guillaume Bouchard, is now available at CDBaby 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

  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 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 […]

A compilation of the best recordings of Michel’s original music featuring three different sessions, which encompass the spectrum of his explorations during the fifth cycle of seven years in his life. “…a challenging hour of unusual fare created by a masterly drummer” Available at CDBaby.

compostions

Reg Schwager, Pierre Côté and Michel Lambert explore the world of instant composing. Available at CDBaby and iTunes.