Gilbert Isbin is a Belgian composer, guitarist and lutenist. Isbin's compositional and performing style defies genre, blending elements of contemporary classical, jazz, early music, world music and improvisation. As a leader and co? leader, he has released an impressive string of recordings for various labels. He has performed at festivals and major venues throughout Europe and the U.S. with (among others) Cameron Brown, Joe Fonda, Scott Walton, Hugh Hopper, Jeff Gauthier, Vinny Golia, John Ruocco, Ernst Reijseger, Michel Godard, Bruce Arnold, and Alex Cline. He has composed more than 200 works for guitar(s), lute(s) and ensemble, most of which are published. They have been performed by (among others) Rob MacKillop, the Quartetto Chitarristico Italiano, Guitar Quartet Four Times A Lady, Sandro Di Stefano, the Spectra Ensemble, David Van Ooijen, Stathis Skandalidis, Mattias Pavlous, and AndrŠs Bonill. Articles/reviews/lute compositions appeared in The Lute News (UK), Geluit/Luthinerie (B), Le Joueur du Luth (FR), Nostalgia (JP), Tablatuur (NL), Quarterly (USA), Lauten-Info (GERM), Il Liuto (IT), and Aalga (ARG).