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

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, […]

Reg Schwager’s outstanding new quartet album Delphinus is available at  iTunes, Amazon or email us for a copy (don’t pay $907 at Amazon!) Reviews: Whole Note, Ottawa Citizen, Jazz FM Listen: Lonesome Scenes of Winter

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

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

Available now at Amazon and iTunes Reviews Whole Note

Available at Amazon and iTunes

Available from Amazon or Spotify Reg Schwager is one of Canada’s most prominent jazz guitarists. He has worked with many artists including George Shearing, Mel Tormé, Diana Krall, Zoot Sims, Pepper Adams and Rob McConnell. Recently he has been touring and recording with Emilie-Claire Barlow, Diana Panton, Jeannette Lambert and Darren Sigesmund. “He alternates imaginative, […]

compostions

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