Pierre Bensusan
Latest news from Bensusan HQ

Interview With Premier Guitar Magazine

10/18/2011

There's a great new interview with Pierre in the next issue of this magazine Check out the online version here...

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35th Anniversary Video: A World Of Music

10/18/2011

Pierre talks about how it all started in Paris when he was 16 years old, and the influences that have helped to shape the Bensusan sound.  

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Celebrating 35 years: Complete Works 1975 - 2010 is released!

10/18/2011

Celebrating his career's 35th anniversary, Pierre's back catalogue "Complete Works 1975-2010" is re-released on DADGAD music. The box set "Collectors Edition" containing all 10 albums is available exclusively from this website! See all the details and go to the shop.

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Pierre's New Signature Guitar Model By George Lowden

10/18/2011

After having performed and recorded on his "Old Lady" Lowden guitar since 1978, Pierre and Northern Irish luthier and long time friend George Lowden are happy to introduce The Pierre Bensusan Signature model.  

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Pierre Bensusan DADGAD and Standard Tuning Signature String Sets!

10/18/2011

At last, THE set of strings whose every DADGAD tuning afficionados was dreaming of: The Pierre Bensusan-Dadgad Signature Guitar Strings set. And now, a second signature set is available for Standard Tuning! Purchase here

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A Teaser Filmed At Pierre's Last Residential Guitar Seminar

10/18/2011

See short film documentary by the French regional TV, France 3 Picardie   

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Irish Press Clippings

10/18/2011

"Pierre Bensusan casually declares "It's a small world." It's a remark which neatly reflects the French Algerain's mastery of musical styles" Don O'Mahony - Irish Examiner (IE, May 2009) "Whenever the name 'Pierre Bensusan' is mentioned to a guitarist, guitar fan, or anyone seriously into music, their response is always one of awe, reverence, and enchanted bewilderme...

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The Jewish Forward - Residential seminar review - (UK 2011)

8/31/2011

     Learning From the Fingers and Mind of a Guitar Master After Week With Pierre Bensusan, Resolve Not To Bore the Instrument By Joseph Skibell “Listen!” one of the students says, looking astonished. He motions with his head toward the dining room, where Pierre Bensusan is clearing the table. I listen. Pierre is not only humming and whistling at the same time, b...

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Pierre is the cover artist for the July 2011 edition of Acoustic Magazine

7/6/2011

Pierre is the cover artist on the July 2011 edition of Acoustic magazine. "There are many ways to present music, I don’t believe I should limit myself to solo guitar only. If I had done another instrumental album I would only have presented one aspect of what I am about. I also use singing, songs, words, scat, story telling, orchestrations, etc. I play and sing at every concert, and it took...

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Pierre's sheet music / tabs are now available in standard tuning!

6/29/2011

Pierre's sheet music / tabs are now available in standard tuning! Translated from DADGAD to standard tuning by Roland Gallery, English guitarist, arranger, teacher and classical guitar interpreter. Please got to the 'sheet music' page of the online store to see which titles are available in standard tuning. 

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Win a Pierre Bensusan signature model Lowden guitar

6/29/2011

To celebrate the release and world tour of Pierre Bensusan's new album 'Vividly', and to commemorate Pierre's 35 year anniversary as an international recording artist, Pierre and Lowden Guitars are thrilled to offer this world-wide competition to win a top of the range Pierre Bensusan Signature Model Lowden Guitar worth over $8000. To enter the competition please go to Bensusan-Lowden.com Abou...

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Pierre DJ's on RTE LYRIC FM (Ireland)

6/29/2011

During the 2010 tour of Ireland Pierre was invited onto Aedin Gormley's show. You can listen back to the show here (Aedin Gormley)

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Interview with Guitar Messenger

6/29/2011

During the 2011 USA Vividly World tour Pierre gave an interview with Guitar Messenger. Click here to see the interview

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Maidenhead Concert Review, June 29, 2011

6/29/2011

Best World Music Guitar Player Live: Pierre Bensusan Reviewed by CLARE BROTHERWOOD There was a sense of excitement in the air even before Pierre Bensusan took to the stage at Norden Farm Centre For Arts. It emanated from the guitar aficionados in the audience, eager to witness the man who was voted Best World Music Guitar Player by Guitar Player magazine readers. They were not disappointed. ...

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