Pierre Bensusan American Tour
World-Renowned French Guitar Master Pierre Bensusan Returns to USA, Resuming North American CD Release Tour
French-Algerian acoustic guitar virtuoso, vocalist and composer Pierre Bensusan is excited to once again tour North America. In early 2020, he began his USA tour but unfortunately a fledlgling pandemic cut that tour shot. He is back for his 2022 tour, pleased to perform at last for audiences and fans
The first leg of this 100 date concert tour which includes guitar clinics runs from late February through May, from NC heading West through the southern states, all the way to the West Coast, then up-coast to BC. The second leg will resume in September through November, starting in WA, going East through the Northern states, the Dakotas, Manitoba, The Great Lakes, the Mid-West, Ontario, New York, Quebec, New England, East Coast, back to NC. Complete tour itinerary with ticket ordering links here: https://www.pierrebensusan.com/tour.asp
“After a two year hiatus, staying home, playing, writing and longing to share the music live with you once more, it will be a blast to finally go on tour again throughout the USA & Canada.” Bensusan continues: “I’m overjoyed to at last perform my songs from the « Azwan » album, and share my brand new book « Guitar Collection » published by Hal Leonard”
Excellent CD Review in Australian National Newspaper (February, 2022) – Excerpt:
“Azwan” is a work that consolidates Bensusan’s reputation as a string-bender and tunesmith extraordinaire, whose name can be filed alongside Aussie ace Tommy Emmanuel and great British pickers like Bert Jansch and Richard Thompson”.(Tony Hillier, in The Australian’s Saturday’s edition ‘Weekend Australian’).
French National TV Appearance:
In December, 2021 at home in France, Bensusan did an indepth feature interview on the program “3 Hauts de France”. From that show, watch the stunning live performance of “HEKIMOGLU”, a traditional Turkish melody which he arranged.
A Ground-breaking Collaboration:
“I’ve been honoured and was very happy to be invited to play on Donny Osmond’s 63rd and brand new album titled “Start Again”. It was a bit as if a little angel came to visit in the midst of what seemed like an eternal hiatus due to the pandemic. The track in which Philippe Saisse on keys and myself play along with Donny is a soulful ballad called “Footprints”. The guitar part was recorded in my studio by Christophe Goudot. All together it is an amazingly groovy, absolutely great pop R&B album and Donny’s voice is as beautiful as it is powerful; full of feelings, rich and spectacular. I was also so pleased to learn that Donny has been a fan of my playing for many years. More projects together are coming…” Listen to “Footprints” and learn more about their unique partnership in American Songwriter Magazine’s interview with Donny Osmond about his new album.