Pierre Bensusan
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Concert Preview: The CJN, Toronto - April 29, 2016


View the article on the CJN website here: http://www.cjnews.com/culture/arts/guitarist-uses-global-influences-to-make-his-own-sound

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Live In Session at The Silk Mill


Earlier this year, while over in the UK, Pierre filmed a number of live videos at the home of his UK management companies recording studio, The Silk Mill. Here are the first two videos...

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Concert Review: Feb 26, 2016 at The Bridge Jazz Festival, USA


"... with Algerian guitarist Pierre Bensusan,The Bridge Jazz Festival show also helped to build a bridge across musical genres. At the conclusion of his 45-minute set, there was no doubt that he had earned his slot on a jazz festival... Bensusan is a dazzling instrumentalist, as he proved most emphatically with "The Alchemist." And while not possessing a powerhouse set of pipes ... with his bottom...

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Pierre's Seasonal Video Competition Results!


Hello to everyone ! I would like to thank all the players and listeners who have voted, accepted the challenge and breathed life into my first guitar contest. Of course my heartfelt thanks go to every participant for having taken the time to put this music together, and go through the whole process of performing. It is humbling for me to hear pieces that I once wrote, experienced by other players....

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Pierre Launches Five New Sheet Music PDF Collections


It is with great excitement that I want to let you know about five new sheet music PDF collections that are now available from my website; Celtic Collection Vol. 1, Celtic Collection Vol. 2, 4AM Collection, Nice Feeling Collection and Mozart Of Guitar Collection. These products are instant PDF and MP3 downloads and are only available exclusively from my website. Each PDF collection comes bundled ...

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


At the end of Pierre's recent concert at the Queen's Hall in Newtonards, as part of the Ards International Guitar Festival, Pierre was presented with the festival's "Lifetime Achievement Award".  Pierre is in good company with previous winners including Martin Taylor, Martin Simpson, John Renbourn and Davey Graham. "When deciding the recipient of the 2014 Ards International Guitar Festival L...

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The Quiet Room - Guitar Interactive - Aug 2014


Pierre was invited into The Quiet Room studio by Guitar Interactive magazine during his visit to the UK in June 2014.  The magazine includes a seven page feature and five videos; two interviews and three live performances. Check out the feature and videos here: http://edition.pagesuite-professional.co.uk/launch.aspx?eid=62d25fff-2997-4d88-9283-b64cd9630a5b&pnum=212Click the video im...

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Concert Preview - The Southern, Charlottesville - April 9, 2014


Concert Preview - The Southern, Charlottesville - April 9, 2014 by Dan Cantor for C-ville.com - View the original article here

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"Encore" has been nominated for 2 awards!!!


Pierre's latest album "Encore", a triple live CD, has been nominated by The Independent Music Awards in the Live Performance Album Category. Now we need your votes to help him win!!! To vote for "Encore", simply visit The Independent Music Awards website here: http://www.independentmusicawards.com/imanominee/13th/Album/Live-Performances register to vote, and click the star ratings underneath Pie...

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Concert Review - Portland, Oregon - March 2014 - SurfRockMusic


Pierre's concert at the Alberta Rose Theatre, (Portland, Oregon) was reviewed on SurfRockMusic.com by Devon Cathlin.  Check out the review below or visit the SurfRockMusic website here

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