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

Three new and exciting projects are in production here at Jazz from Rant: Reg Schwager’s Ever Now, a new duo album with Don Thompson Jeannette Lambert “Genius Loci Mixtape, songs inspired by the spirit of place, from the many beautiful and unusual places Jeannette has travelled over the past few years, including Spain, Italy and Indonesia […]

Reg Schwager’s band, including vocalists John Alcorn, Luanda Jones and Jeannette Lambert,  will be performing his excellent songs for singers from his album Songbook on June 24, 2018 at the Toronto Jazz Festival. The concert will be at Heliconian Hall at 7pm, free admission. Details here: Reg Schwager at The Toronto Jazz Festival

Recent performances this summer by Jeannette, Michel and Reg include: Songbook launch at Resonance Café in Montréal, June 17, 2017. Toraja International Festival in Sulawesi, Indonesia, July 20-23, 2017.                                                     […]

  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 […]

Reg Schwager’s outstanding new quartet album Delphinus is available at CDBaby, iTunes 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, 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, […]

Now available at CDBaby and iTunes. Review The Whole Note The Ottawa Citizen      

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

Available now at CDbaby and iTunes Reviews Whole Note

Available at CDbaby and iTunes

    Available from iTunes       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. […]

compostions

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