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Interview with Dom Obyrne, November 2016

11/4/2016

During Pierre's 2016 UK and Ireland tour, Dom Obyrne interviewed Pierre for his podcast. Listen here...

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Pierre Bensusan at Norden Farm Centre for the Arts, Maidenhead

11/4/2016

By Clare Brotherwood Occasionally, when I find myself moved so much by a performance other than acting, a review about music finds its way onto this website. Last night was such an occasion. Pierre Bensusan is recognised as one of the premier musicians of our time. Winner of the Independent Music Award and voted Best World Music Guitar Player in 2008, his humility is touching as he tells his audie...

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Pierre's UK tour is previewed on the Misfit City blog

10/27/2016

Pierre's upcoming UK & Ireland tour was featured on the Misfit City blog... Pierre’s music is an example of how you can revitalise and justify the term « World Music »… Neither jazz nor folk nor Spanish classical, neither rai nor chaabi, nor flamenco (old or new), it nonetheless contains all of these – a translucent, fully-realised and seamless chamber-acousti...

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Lowden Pierre Bensusan Signature Model Demo by Pierre

5/23/2016

Read the full article on the Peghead Nation website here

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

4/29/2016

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

4/15/2016

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

4/4/2016

"... 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!

1/13/2016

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

12/10/2014

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

10/15/2014

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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