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Gilbert Isbin

is a Belgian composer, improviser, guitarist and lutenist

Isbin's compositional and performing style defies genre, blending elements of contemporary classical, jazz, early music and improvisation.

He has performed on festivals and major venus throughout Europe and the US with Cameron Brown, Joe Fonda, Scott Walton, Jeff Gauthier, Vinny Golia, Ernst Reijseger, Iep Fourier, Michel Godard, Hugh Hopper, Christian Vasseur, Jaap Blonk, Sandro Di Stefano, Sandor Szabo, Geert Verbeke, Bruce Arnold, Iain Cameron, Lieven Misschaert, ...


As a leader and co‐leader, he has recorded  more than 20 albums.


His compositions for guitar(s), lute(s) and ensemble, appr. 200 thus far, are published by Berben Edizioni Musicali, The UK  Lute Society, Lantro Music   Golden River Music, Kameleon Editions and Auurk Ed. They have been performed by a.o. the guitarquartet Four Times A Lady, Quartetto Chitarristico Italiano, the Spectra Ensemble, De Camer van Musiecke, lutenists David Van Ooijen,(The Netherlands), Stathis Skandalidis (Greece), Stuart Walsh,(UK), Andrés Bonilla (Argentina), singer Muriel Batbie Castell, ...


Gilbert Isbin/Iain Cameron write music for documentaries and video essays by Didier Eeckhout featured on Blip TV, You Tube, Vimeo.


A new CD will be released in 2015 with Stathis Skandalidis performing Gilbert Isbin's lute works