Mark Gilbert Guitars are played by the finest musicians, locally, nationally and internationally.

Featured Artist


Dr. Stig Mathisen is a guitarist and educator from Northern Norway.
He has resided in Los Angeles for 15 years, working as the Chair of
the Guitar Program (GIT) at Musicians Institute, in addition to being
involved in numerous music related projects.
An eclectic guitarist by nature, Stig is equally comfortable with rock,

jazz and classical music, and has rubbed shoulders with numerous world-class musicians over the years, such as Steve Vai, Joe Satriani

and Robben Ford.

Stig has a Masters and a Doctoral degree in guitar performance
from University of Southern California, where he graduated with numerous awards for outstanding achievements. He studied Classical guitar at Tromso University for over 6 years, and has worked extensively as a freelance guitarist and University lecturer

in both Norway and in the US.

Other Artists Playing Gilbert Guitars

Brian Ritchie

baritone surfmaster

Legendary bass player for alternative rock band Violent Femmes.

Pat Drummond

left hand m.c.

Lead guitarist and founding member of Australian band Ol’55

Matt Smith


Guitarist for pop rock band

Thirsty Merc as well as an excellent Jazz player.

Julian James


Guitarist of Australian band Catfish Voodoo and travelling bluesman.

Billy Warner

bg classic

A passionate performer and exceptional songwriter.

Billy Whitton


An icon of the Tasmanian live music scene with considerable ability. A near encyclopedic knowledge of jazz and blues.