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 […]

Jeannette Lambert presented her workshop entitled Singing Your Dreams at the 33rd Annual Dream Conference held at Rolduc Abbey in Kerkrade, the Netherlands, on Sunday June 26th, 2016. Michel accompanied her on drums during a lively dream-inspired jam session with the participants. A great time was had by all! To read about why she sings her dreams, […]

Gabriel Lambert’s new cd, “Les Ondes Célestes” was launched at L’OFF Jazz Festival on October 9th, 2015, along with a performance by his group. The recording features Gabriel Lambert, guitar, Michel Lambert, drums, Andres Vial, piano and Adrian Vedady, bass.   This is Gabriel’s first release as a leader and composer, and contains improvisations and compositions […]

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

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

Jeannette, Michel and Reg travelled to Sulawesi, Indonesia, in late December 2013, to perform at the Toraja International Festival in Tana Toraja with assistance from the Canada Council for the Arts and the Conseil des Arts et des Lettres du Québec.  Here is a Youtube channel featuring videos from this adventure.  

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

  Available at CDbaby and iTunes Nominated for the Prix Opus!         Reviews All About Jazz Free Jazz