Alban Bailly is a multifaceted instrumentalist who studied composition, jazz, and improvisation in France. After spending his youth playing mainly rock music, Alban moved onto studying jazz, which opened him to free improvisation, and in 2001 he studied Arabic music and oud in Marrakesh, Morocco. He then moved to Nancy, France, and became an active performer, performing solo and in various music, dance, and other ensembles in Europe, before moving to the United States in 2005. Currently a Philadelphia resident, he continues to perform extensively in the United States, Canada, and Europe. He is the founder, guitarist, and a composer of the avant-garde/rock trio Inzinzac and a regular collaborator with and electroacoustic composer for the dance company Da’Da’ Dance.