Gilbert IsbinGilbert 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, world music and improvisation.

My next project will be a CD with lute songs based on poetry of good friends of mine and performed by Stathis Skandalidis and Mattias Pavlous. Lots of ideas come to me from daily life, hearing and reading what happens in the world today ( for instance I wrote now 7 Peace Pieces for lute solo, my contribution to Peace), family things, observations and thoughts during walking, a conversation, a meeting, a thought, a reflection, watching a film, a documentary that moves me deeply… Read more