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 […]

Reg Schwager’s new guitar/piano duo recording with Don Thompson is available now. Amazon | Spotify | iTunes

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 […]

Reg’s new cd Songbook is now available! The album features wonderful new songs written by Reg with lyrics by the vocalists on the album, Jeannette Lambert, John Alcorn and Luanda Jones. The music features many great instrumentalists as well. As a child prodigy, Reg’s great musical passion was learning as many  jazz songs as humanly possible, […]

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 […]

Journal des Episodes II, a new cd by Michel Lambert, the follow up to the first cd,  with 97 musical journal entries, featuring Alexandre Grogg and Guillaume Bouchard, is available by emailing us or at Amazon iTunes Reviews: Monsieur Délire, Percorsi Musicali, Culture Jazz, Citizen Jazz

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, […]

Now available at Amazon and iTunes. Reviews The Whole Note The Ottawa Citizen

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 […]

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

Reg Schwager’s Trio Improvisations with Michel Lambert, Misha Mengelberg, Kenny Wheeler and Michael Stuart Amazon and iTunes Reviews Tom Hull, The Whole Note, Culture Jazz