Opera of the Unspoken

Perhaps it is logical that after spending some time singing my dreams I find myself carried along by complex ancestral stories. And what is the next logical step when that happens? Over the past year I have been researching different ways to deal with this kind of magical material...

why I sing Brontë poems

When I finished reading every single book in the juvenile section of our local library as a kid, the librarian suggested I move along to romantic fiction. There I discovered the timeless novels of Emily Brontë, Jane Austen and so many more. Later I discovered the poems by Emily...

composition for ancestral healing

In this mournful period when the pandemic has taken hold of us all, one of our great sources of expression and comfort, singing together in public, was silenced. At the same time, finding myself at loose ends, I finally tackled some ancestral mysteries that had been popping up regularly...

song of the winter sprites

song of the winter sprites by Jeannette Lambert Here is a bonus track for the album Genius Loci North. We recorded this track “song of the winter sprites” in March 2021 when we slipped away to a chalet by a lake near the Canadian/American border. It was cold and...

Birdsong & field recordings on Genius Loci North

Here is a quick guide to where you can find the birdsongs and field recordings on Genius Loci North. Genius Loci North by Jeannette Lambert White throated sparrow Genius Loci North by Jeannette Lambert Loon tremolo Genius Loci North by Jeannette Lambert Crows and fireworks Genius Loci North by...

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...