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

Enjoy this first video from the project Genius Loci East with speed art from Beamboy.illustrator, aka Theo Lambert. This is a song written in the mountains of Central Java to express the feelings of straddling the globe and how it feels to be from two places at once. Look for the new album to be […]

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 […]

Michel Lambert’s Ars Transmutatoria, a collection of music based around Michel’s visual scores is currently in production. The music is being released as short films in order to bring the musical performances together with the visual scores. Read more at Jeannette’s blog. Also soon to be released as a series of albums so check back […]

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, 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, […]

Journal des Episodes, a new cd by Michel Lambert with 92 musical journal entries, featuring Alexandre Grogg and Guillaume Bouchard, is now available by emailing us or at Amazon 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 by email to shop@nette.ca or at Amazon 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 Amazon or Bandcamp 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 interaction lies the successful equilibrium of a […]

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 by emailing shop@nette.ca.

compostions

Reg Schwager, Pierre Côté and Michel Lambert explore the world of instant composing. Available by emailing shop@nette.ca