Genius Loci North: new release!

Genius Loci North by Jeannette Lambert Genius Loci North is out now! Here are new songs recorded by pristine mountain lakes and forests here in Quebec, as well as some we recorded here in Montreal in our studio shed in the torrential weather of the summer solstice. I’ve also...

Spatterdock

Spatterdock by Jeannette Lambert We recorded this track after a leisurely day of kayaking and exploring the little lakes in the area around our chalet near Wentworth-Nord in the lower Laurentians. We set up our gear in the basement of a log cabin and proceeded to compose this together....

Mirror Lake

Mirror Lake opens with the bird song of my youth, a melody that resonates through me whenever I hear it, reminding me of my childhood along the rocky shores of a small lake in Sudbury. And I realized that I didn’t actually know what kind of bird was singing...

Something I Said

New release, Something I Said, remastered from the original cassette, a collection of poetic jazz songs, now available at my Bandcamp page. Once upon a time, I used to sing in jazz clubs six or seven nights a week until the wee small hours of the morning. And then...

Lone Jack Pine Live + motherhood + intuition

Recently, I was asked about the challenges of working while pregnant. I admitted that some of my best work was created when I was pregnant or had a newborn. It can be such a fertile period in one’s life, I explained while gesturing in big wide circles around my...

Ask Her by ジャネット・ランベル

Ask Her by Jeannette Lambert Now released on Bandcamp, Spotify and Apple music! Just released re-mastered on compact disc for the first time in Japan! Ask Her is a collection of songs written when we first formed our record label, Jazz from Rant, and recorded in 1994. The songs...

Genius Loci East

Genius Loci East by Jeannette Lambert Available now at Bandcamp and streaming sites! Genius Loci East. I have put the final flourishes on the new album for my trio which is named for our latest project, Genius Loci, with the subtitle is East. This is a collaborative creation project...

Michel Lambert’s Ars Transmutatoria in action

Ars Transmutatoria Rouge, the first in a series of albums of music created with Michel’s visual scores, was released October 2, 2020, and is followed by Ars Transmutatoria Bleu. You can find both at Bandcamp. More recordings will be added to the collection later this year. Ars Transmutatoria Rouge...

Meeting Cecil Taylor in the Rockies

Living by intuition means paying attention to the nudges of the universe and also responding actively to those nudges. So when I re-discovered my journal notes from my time at the summer jazz workshop in Banff just as I read a call for papers on Cecil Taylor, I decided...