sponsored by Jim & Julie Goodding
Friday May 15, 07:30 pm - 09:30 pm
Time: 07:30 Doors: 07:00 Ages: All Ages Tickets: $20 - $25
Outpost Performance Space
210 Yale SE - Albuquerque NMBuy Tickets
Described by the L.A. Times as "one of the most unique and brilliant acoustic guitar veterans in the world music scene today," French-Algerian guitarist, singer and composer Pierre Bensusan became synonymous with contemporary acoustic guitar genius long before the terms New Age, New Acoustic Music or World Music came about. The winner of the Independent Music Award in the Live Performance Album category for his 2014 triple live album, Encore, a journey of live performances spanning his 40 year career, as well as many other awards and honors, Bensusan can make a single guitar sound like an entire band and is recognized as one of the premier musicians of our time. Defying classification, his manner of playing crosses world, classical, jazz, traditional, folk and more, representing the world in its current state –fusing cultures together in ways we have never experienced. He has been described as a great ambassador of peace, and renowned guitarist, singer-songwriter Leo Kottke wrote, “Pierre's music gives me the shakes. No other guitarist shares his strange gifts of sophistication, accessibility, and downright joy. Even at its most complex, Pierre's music only needs ears to be enjoyed."