Pierre Bensusan (born 30 October 1957) is a French-Algerian acoustic guitarist. As Sephardic Jews, his family came from Spain, Spanish Morocco, and French Algeria. His music has been characterized as Celtic, folk, world music, New-age, and chamber jazz. He has published three books of music and tablature. He plays in DADGAD tuning. Born in 1957 in Oran, French Algeria he moved to Paris with his family when he was four years old. He studied piano and classical music at the age of seven.
Pierre Bensusan Complete Works 1975-2010 – 1. Format: CD, Album. Près De Paris, Cerca De Paris (LP, Album).
Guitar, Mandolin, Vocals – Pierre Bensusan. Hurdy Gurdy – Emmanuelle Parrenin. Producer – Frédéric Leibovitz. Tin Whistle – Jean-François Sandoz. Violin, Alto Saxophone – Phil Fromont.
Guitarist Pierre Bensusan displayed some instrumental versatility on this release, turning to piano on some numbers and adding vocals in an easygoing, charming style. He accompanied some distinguished guests on this release, backing Scottish bagpipes artist Patrick Molard on "Belle Je M'en Vais En Allemagne" and multi-reed instrumentalist Sylvain Kassap on "Le Conseil de Guerre. His familiar lush, delicate playing was particularly poignant working with a group that included violins, cellos, bass, drums and Auvergne pips on "La Danse Du Capricorne.
Pierre Bensusan, Château-Thierry. In parallel to my residential guitar seminars run at my home near Paris and open to 10 students at a time, I am developping private residential tuitions whose length varies from 1 to 4 weeks and open to one or several students who I address in private lessons.
Pierre Bensusan is a French- Algerian guitarist. His family came from Spain, Spanish Morocco and French Algeria. His CDs include Pres de Paris (released 1975), 2 (released 1977), Solilai (released 1982), Intuite (released 2000), An Evening With International Guitar Night (released 2004), and Altiplanos (released 2005). The genre of his guitar music is often characterized as Celtic, Folk, World music, New Age, or Jazz.
Production: Pierre & Doatea Bensusan for Dadgad Music Executive Production: Jacques Panis @ Quart de Lune Post-Production: PB @ Studio du Chien Qui Tourne (France) Mixing & Mastering: Rich Breen @ Dogmatic Studio, Burbank (CA, USA) Additional Mixing: Dave Bevan @ Silk Mill Recording Studios UK (. 1, ., . 2, . 4, . ) Design: Allen Greenall @ AG Design Translation. Booklet: Lisa Chontos. At 17 he signed his first recording contract, and one year later his first album "Pres de Paris" won the Grand Prix du Disque upon his debut at the Montreux Festival in Switzerland. Times as "one of the most unique and brilliant acoustic guitar veterans in the world music scene today", Pierre's name became synonymous with contemporary acoustic guitar genius, long before the terms New Age, New Acoustic Music or World Music were invented.
PLAY ALL. Pres De Paris. Released by Rounder Records Jan 1993 10 Tracks. play all. Pres De Paris is a English album released on Jan 1993. Pres De Paris Album has 10 songs sung by Pierre Bensusan. Listen to all songs in high quality & download Pres De Paris songs on Gaana. English Hindi Telugu Punjabi Tamil Kannada Bhojpuri Malayalam Marathi Bengali Haryanvi.
Artist: Pierre Bensusan. Album: Près de Paris. Download Pierre Bensusan - Près de Paris, Reels. Près de Paris: Best 2 songs. Pierre Bensusan - Jigs (Merrily Kissed the Quaker Cunla) 05:35. Pierre Bensusan - Le lac des Abbesses 02:33. Pierre Bensusan: best 2 tracks. Pierre Bensusan - Flamorgan Air Ramble to Cashel, 1998 04:06. Pierre Bensusan - Around the Day in 80 Worlds The International Guitarfestival, 1994 03:23. Artist: Pierre Bensusan.
|3||J'Ai Fait Une Maitresse||3:55|
|4||The Town That I Loved So Well||5:10|
|5||Le Lac Des Abbesses||2:31|
|7||Lady De Nantes||2:06|
|8a||Merrily Kissed The Quaker|
|9||Prés De Paris/Reels||5:59|
|10||One Morning In May||4:52|
- Banjo – Bill Keith
- Bass – Gérard Lavigne
- Bodhrán – André Thomas
- Double Bass – Hervé De Sainte-Foy
- Dulcimer, Guitar – Claude Lefebvre (tracks: B1)
- Guitar, Mandolin, Vocals – Pierre Bensusan
- Hurdy Gurdy – Emmanuelle Parrenin
- Producer – Frédéric Leibovitz
- Tin Whistle – Jean-François Sandoz
- Violin, Alto Saxophone – Phil Fromont
Barcode and Other Identifiers
- Barcode: 011661302327
|CEZ 1004||Pierre Bensusan||Près De Paris (LP, Album)||Cezame||CEZ 1004||France||1975|
|none||Pierre Bensusan||Près de Paris (CD-ROM, Album)||Dadgad Music France||none||France||Unknown|
|DM 1001||Pierre Bensusan||Près De Paris (CD, Album)||Dadgad Music France||DM 1001||France||Unknown|
|GS 1131 W||Pierre Bensusan||Près De Paris / Cerca De Paris (LP, Album)||Guimbarda||GS 1131 W||Spain||1979|
|3023||Pierre Bensusan||Près De Paris (LP, Album)||Rounder Records||3023||US||1978|