Pres De Paris

Pres De Paris

by Pierre Bensusan

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Overview

Pres De Paris

Guitarist Pierre Bensusan mixes jazz, folk, New Age, and even light fusion elements into his music. These 10 tracks recorded in the mid-'70s include originals from Bensusan, a remake of a 1960s folk tune by Bill Keith and Jim Rooney, a reworking of an Irish number, impressionistic cuts and a superb solo mandolin piece, "Lady de Nantes." Bensusan isn't an energetic or bluesy stylist; he's a lush, sentimental guitarist whose appeal comes from his soothing, delicate touch and lyrical voicings. While occasionally songs become so smooth and relaxed that they veer into easy listening, Bensusan's music has strength and character, as well as beauty.

Product Details

Release Date: 08/07/2012
Label: Mvd (Generic)
UPC: 3700409804526
catalogNumber: 10010
Rank: 166523

Album Credits

Performance Credits

Pierre Bensusan   Primary Artist,Guitar,Mandolin
Bill Keith   Banjo,Guest Appearance
Herve DeSainte-Foy   Double Bass,Guest Appearance
Phil Fromont   Alto,Violin,Guest Appearance
Gerard Lavigne   Bass,Guest Appearance
Claude Lefebvre   Dulcimer,Guitar,Guest Appearance
Emmanuelle Parrenin   Hurdy-Gurdy,Guest Appearance
Jean-Francois Sandoz   tin whistle,Guest Appearance
André Thomas   Bodhran,Guest Appearance

Technical Credits

Pierre Bensusan   Arranger,Composer,Producer
Phil Coulter   Composer
Alain Cucumel   Engineer
Frederic Leibovitz   Producer,Executive Producer
Clement Ziegler   Engineer
Philippe du Janeyrand   Cover Photo
Rick Schoenberg   Liner Notes
Traditional   Composer
Alan Greenall   Cover Design

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