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Pierre Bensusan
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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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Various USA Press Clippings

1/1/2011

"Bensusan is very much his own animal. It’s like listening to a butterfly, to dappled sunshine coming through quaking aspens. His music flits and darts around like fish in a pool. And his compositions manage to encompass both the calmness of the pool and the flashing of the fish. It’s an entrancing, almost hypnotic thing to watch and hear, as he seems eager to share his journey, his li...

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Interview Folk Bulletin (Italy)

10/19/2010

Giovanni:In your long career you sure have crossed the territoires of folk, could you tell us something about your way to see at folk and popular music ? Pierre Bensusan: The way people looked at folk music at the time I started my career and now is like day and night. In the seventies, we were still in the progressive movment coming directly from the 60s in the US, with the civil rights, Ke...

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GuitarCDs.net Intuite review (UK 2011)

1/1/2010

INTUITE AWARDS 2002 AFIM Award for Best Acoustic Instrumental Album (USA) Guitar Album of the Year fROOTS (UK) Album of the Week JOURNAL DE MONTREAL (Canada) Best Albums GUITARIST MAGAZINE (UK) Ein wahres Juwel OWL AM SONNTAG (Germany Bravo!!! TRAD MAG (France) Intuite stands as the finest, most artistic and passionate example of anything composed and recorded on the instrument. ...

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Various Press on the Net

10/19/2009

Review of the Complete Works, Collector's Edition box set, in the webzine "Work and Worry" (October 2009) "Pierre Bensusan... stuns Audience with Breathtaking Brilliance" Read review of Pierre's first Australian concert in Gold Coast (April 2009) Interview on Innverviews Interview in November 2007 into the online edition of Guitar Player Magazine by Barry Cleveland ...

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