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NEW ALBUM & CD RELEASE RECITAL

[posted Oct. 2017]: Jeff will be releasing his fourth solo album, The Complete Solo Guitar Works of Giulio Regondi in spring, 2018. He will perform selections from the new album at a CD release recital, May 19, 2018, 7:30pm at The Baroque Room in St. Paul, MN. Admission is FREE! CDs and download cards will be available for purchase at the performance.

Jeff Lambert is a Fiscal Year 2017 recipient of an Artist Initiative grant from the Minnesota State Arts Board. This activity is made possible by the voters of Minnesota through a grant from the Minnesota State Arts Board, thanks to a legislative appropriation by the Minnesota State Legislature; and by a grant from the National Endowment for the Arts.


COMPOSITION PREMIERE

[posted Oct. 2017]: Twin Cities duo, OboeBass!, will be premiering the new work I wrote for them, Dissonant Grooves IV, on Dec. 1, 2017. It was commissioned by MacPhail Center for Music. See the "Performances" page for details.


COMPOSITION PREMIERE

[posted 2014]: Twin Cities new music ensemble, Zeitgeist, will be premiering the new work I wrote for them, From Afar, the Dragon Calls, in October, 2014. See the "Performances" page for details.

Jeff Lambert is a Fiscal Year 2014 recipient of an Artist Initiative grant from the Minnesota State Arts Board. This activity is made possible by the voters of Minnesota through a grant from the Minnesota State Arts Board, thanks to a legislative appropriation by the Minnesota State Legislature; and by a grant from the National Endowment for the Arts.


COMMISSION

[posted Oct.2013]: Jeff has been commissioned by the Ironwood Trio to compose a piece for clarinet trio (E-flat, B-flat and bass clarinet). They will be premiering the work at ClarinetFest 2014 in Baton Rouge, LA.


COMMISSION

[posted 2013]: Jeff was commissioned by MacPhail Center for Music to compose a piece for unaccompanied cello.


COMMISSION

[posted 2012]: Jeff was commissioned by MacPhail Center for Music to compose a work for MacPhail student percussion ensemble, Rimshots!



NEW CD: JEFF LAMBERT - GUITAR CONCERTOS

Rodrigo, Villa-Lobos & Crittenden
Please go to the "CD's/Samples" page for details.

Jeff Lambert is a Fiscal Year 2010 recipient of an Artist Initiative Grant from the Minnesota State Arts Board. This activity is funded, in part, by the Minnesota arts and cultural heritage fund as appropriated by the Minnesota State Legislature with money from the vote of the people of Minnesota on November 4, 2008.



NEW CONCERTO

Jeff has received an Artist Initiative Grant from the Minnesota State Arts Board for 2010.
The grant will be used to commission David Crittenden to compose a concerto for guitar and orchestra,
and to record a CD including the new piece, plus concertos by Rodrigo and Villa-Lobos.

Jeff Lambert is a Fiscal Year 2010 recipient of an Artist Initiative Grant from the Minnesota State Arts Board. This activity is funded, in part, by the Minnesota arts and cultural heritage fund as appropriated by the Minnesota State Legislature with money from the vote of the people of Minnesota on November 4, 2008.


WISCONSIN CHAMBER ORCHESTRA

The Minneapolis Guitar Quartet will be performing Rodrigo's Concierto Andaluz with the Wisconsin Chamber Orchestra January 22, 2010.


AUSTIN SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA

The Minneapolis Guitar Quartet will be performing Rodrigo's Concierto Andaluz with the Austin Symphony Orchestra April 4 & 6, 2008.



COMMISSION

Jeff has received an Artist Initiative Grant from the Minnesota State Arts Board for 2006.
The grant will fund a collaboration with Minnesota composer, David Crittenden, who will
compose a work for solo guitar based on Russian folklore. Jeff will premiere the piece in
the Twin Cities area in Winter 2006/07 and record the piece for his second solo CD.

Update: The premiere performance of the work, entitled Sadko and the Ocean King, has been
set for October 26, 2006, 8pm at Sundin Hall - Hamline University - Saint Paul, MN.
Please visit the "performances" page for directions.

Jeff Lambert is a Fiscal Year 2006 recipient of an Artist Initiative Grant from the Minnesota State Arts Board. This activity is made possible in part by a grant from the Minnesota State Arts Board, through an appropriation by the Minnesota State Legislature and by a grant from the National Endowment for the Arts.


MINNESOTA ORCHESTRA

As a member of the Minneapolis Guitar Quartet, Jeff will be giving concerto performances with the Minnesota Orchestra in February 2006.



TANGO PUBLISHED

Jeff's Tango for flute and guitar has been published by Doberman-Yppan and is available
through their website.

Download the recording on Jeff's CDs/Samples page.










CHRISTMAS CD PROJECT

In 2005, Jeff produced and edited flutist, Linda Chatterton's Christmas CD, Gabriel's Message
(with Nikki Christopher - Harp). His arrangement of a 13th century Christmas chant is included.