Pierre Bensusan
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The Quiet Room - Guitar Interactive - Aug 2014

8/12/2014

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

4/11/2014

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!!!

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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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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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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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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