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Pierre's Seasonal Video Competition Results!

I would like to thank all the players and listeners who have voted, accepted the challenge and breathed life into my first guitar contest. ~ Pierre Bensusan

Find out who won here!

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Enter Pierre’s Seasonal Guitar Competition!

For a chance to win Pierre’s entire back catalogue of CDs and sheet music PDFs, simply upload a video of yourself playing any of the tunes from Pierre’s 4AM Collection!

Let your creativity run wild! The interpretation Pierre likes the best will win the lot with one runner up voted by YOU winning the PDF Collections!

Closing date for entries is 1st Jan 2016.

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Check out this podcast with James Taylor!

Hello Folks, I invite all of you to watch a video/podcast I did a few weeks ago, host by James Taylor, son of Martin Taylor.

Stay tuned as there is, coming underway, my Guitar Conversation with Martin Taylor which will be post soon. ENJOY !

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Pierre Finds The Perfect Pickup In Barbera Transducers!

I am over the moon and have found the pickup I have been waiting for and dreaming about for the last 40 years!!! I am honored and very happy to spread the good word.

Bravo and an immense thank you, Rich Barbera, you are the best!!!

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Pierre's Next Residential Guitar Seminar - 5th Aug - 11th Aug 2016

We are delighted to announce that Pierre's next residential guitar seminar will be taking place from the 5th to 11th August 2016 - Open to registrations

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DADGAD Explorer: Guitar Intuite | Interactive Video Masterclass

We're very excited to inform you that Pierre joins the 'Truefire' family and brings you a brand new series of 61 video lessons called 'Pierre Bensusan's Guitar Intuite'.

It's available to order NOW with a 20% discount if you order using the code "DADGAD20" before Monday 21st September!!

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Don't Miss Pierre's Next US Shows!!!

Pierre will be back in the US from Sunday September 13 until Tuesday September 29 with concerts and workshops in Asheville, Petoskey, Buffalo, Piermont, Dover, Cambridge, Three Rivers and Philadelphia.

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China and Hong Kong in July, next !!!

Pierre will be performing in China and Hong Kong this month.

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Pierre's 2015 England & Scotland Tour Starts On 4th June!!!

Pierre's Tour of England & Scotland starts at the St. Mary's Arts Centre in Kent on Thursday 4th June and ends at The Acorn in Penzance on Saturday 20th June.

Pierre will also be back in the UK in October for five dates including a run of three shows at The Half Moon in Putney, London.

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Pierre is on the cover of Acoustic Magazine in China

Pierre has been featured on the cover of this month's Acoustic Magazine in China

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Pierre's 2015 US & Canada Tour Starts on Feb 20!

Pierre's US & Canada Tour starts at the Kreft Center for the Arts in Ann Arbor, MI and ends at Eddie's Attic in Decatur, GA on 30th May.

Visit the tours page to get your tickets

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Pierre Launches Five New Sheet Music PDF Collections

Pierre has launched five new sheet music and TAB collections in PDF format available exclusively from this website. Each collection is available to download instantly and comes bundled with associated MP3 files so you can listen while you learn.

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Pierre Awarded 'Lifetime Achievement Award' From Ards International Guitar Festival

"When deciding the recipient of the 2014 Ards International Guitar Festival Lifetime Achievement Award, we could not think of a more deserving artist than Pierre Bensusan for his outstanding contribution to guitar and music spanning a 40 year career."

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Pierre Bensusan's "Encore" has won the 2014 IMA Award

Thanks to your votes, Pierre's latest triple CD album "Encore" has won the Award in the Live Performance Album category, at the 2014 Independent Music Award

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Pierre Is Featured In This Months Guitar Interactive Magazine

Pierre was invited into The Quiet Room studio during his 2014 UK tour. The August edition of Guitar Interactive includes a seven page feature and five videos. Check it out here.

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Win Pierre's Signature Lowden Guitar!

To celebrate 40 years of making wonderful music together, master luthier George Lowden has re-issued the original Pierre Bensusan ‘Old Lady’ guitar as a new signature model and we are very pleased to offer one of these unique and beautiful instruments as a competition prize. Click here to enter!

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Bensusan & Lowden: 40 Years of Music

Pierre and world renowned luthier George Lowden of Lowden Guitars celebrate their 40th anniversary with a world tour and new signature model guitar.

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An Introduction to Encore

Pierre's discusses how the album came about, the journey from conception to completion and revisits some of the key moments from his 40 year career.

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Concert Review - Portland, Oregon - March 2014 - SurfRockMusic

Pierre's concert at the Alberta Rose Theatre on March 18th recieved a great review from Devon Cathlin at SurfRockMusic.

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Pierre was featured on the cover of Chitarra Acustica magazine in Italy in March

Pierre was featured on the cover of Chitarra Acustica magazine in Italy in March

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Pierre is on the cover of Akustik Gitarre magazine in Germany

Pierre features on the cover of this months Akustik Gitarre magazine in Germany

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"Encore" is THE ALBUM OF THE MONTH !

This is Pierre's first big cover story into the Premiere Guitar Magazine in Spain, Guitarra Total (December 2013).
"Encore" is THE ALBUM OF THE MONTH !

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Interviews and techniques for Guitar Player Magazine

The five videos below were filmed during an impromptu interview with Barry Cleveland from Guitar Player Magazine in the USA, in July when Pierre was in the Bay Area.

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THE ULTIMATE GIFT FOR THE FINGERSTYLE GUITARIST !!

Pierre has put together a bundle of his best selling products, which should keep you busy into 2014, at a hugely discounted price. The bundle includes 35 live tracks on the new triple live CD "Encore", 20 tuition video lessons and 64 sheet music tabs !!

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