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

4/8/2014

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

3/26/2014

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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Interview in Guitar Player Magazine (US) - March 2014

3/24/2014

Pierre was interviewed by Barry Cleveland for Guitar Player Magazine in March 2014.  Check out the full interview by visiting the Guitar Player Magazine here: http://www.guitarplayer.com/acoustic/1090/pierre-bensusan-celebrates-four-decades-of-live-performance/25268 Read the rest of the interview on the Guitar Player Magazine website here >>>

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Encore Review on SurfRockMusic.com

2/17/2014

Encore Review by: Duke Superlative. Oxford Dictionary defines superlative as, "of the highest quality or degree." Oxford's definition is woefully lacking when speaking about Pierre Bensusan's music and his superhuman ability with the guitar. He is world renowned as the "Mozart of Guitar." In 2008, Guitar Player Magazine announced that Pierre ...

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Pierre is on the cover of Akustik Gitarre magazine in Germany

2/11/2014

Pierre features on the cover of this months Akustik Gitarre magazine in Germany Grab a copy here: http://goo.gl/yeZZlc

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Paris concert review by Brad Spurgeon of the Herald Tribune - Feb 2014

2/11/2014

Pierre recieved another great live review by Brad Spurgeon of the Herald Tribune over on his blog here: http://bradspurgeon.com/2014/02/07/the-touching-and-occasionally-mad-moments-of-a-pierre-bensusan-concert/  

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

2/7/2014

We are pleased to announce that Pierre was featured on the cover of Chitarra Acustica magazine in Italy in March which will be out mid-February   

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Vintage Guitar Magazine - Encore Review - April 2014

2/7/2014

Pete Brown from Vintage Guitar Magazine wrote a great review of "Encore"  Check it our below   

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Interview with TheGuitarChannel.biz - Dec 2013

1/7/2014

In December 2013, Pierre was interviewed on TheGuitarChannel.biz Check out the interview here:  http://theguitarchannel.biz/2013/12/pierre-bensusan-releases-triple-live-album-40-years-concerts/ And watch an extract below:      

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Bensusan & Lowden: 40 Years of Music

12/12/2013

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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Acoustic Guitar Magazine - US - Cover Feature - Jan 2014

12/11/2013

January 2014 ACOUSTIC GUITAR   Tuning In to the Creative Spirit Fingerstyle guitarist Pierre Bensusan celebrates 40 years as a professional with a career-spanning live recording and signature-model Lowden. By Doug Young It’s been 40 years since a 17-year-old Pierre Bensusan launched his professional musical career—not as a guitarist, but as a mandolin player in a bluegrass band. Bensu...

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Encore Review - Music Morsels Blog - 9 Dec 2014

12/10/2013

One of the most highly respected acoustic guitarists around, Pierre Bunsusan rooted through his collection of live recordings over a span of several years to come up with this thirty five song career introspective that will no doubt be highly coveted by loyal fans as well as a great entry level collection for those who are curious. This is Pierre at his simple best, picking and plucking his classi...

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An Introduction to Encore

12/4/2013

After more than 3,000 concerts across the globe, Pierre Bensusan celebrates 40 years as a live performer with "Encore", a 3-CD, 35-track journey of live performances spanning his entire career and showcasing his risk-taking, in-the-moment style. In this video, filmed in September 2013, Pierre's discusses how the album came about, the journey from conception to completion and revisits some of the ...

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Encore Review - BmanBluesReport.com - Nov 2013

11/18/2013

As Seen on BmanBluesReport.com, Nov. 13, 2013: Pierre Bensusan - Encore - New Release Review I have just received the newest release, Encore, from Pierre Bensusan and it's quite stunning. Bensusan, a world renown acoustic guitar player has captured a retrospective of his 40 year career with 35 tracks on 3 CD's, all recorded live. Eleven of the tracks have never been released commerciall...

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