Ben Torresby Tracey Paleo, Gia On The Move

You would never think that this baby faced teen could shred strings as good as the best. But I’m convinced that he’s even better than that.

Ranging from hard core hard rock to melodic strumming to sophisticated jams, just reeks of brainchild versatility.

Ben followed me on Twitter last night and I did what I normally do when I see a young artist pop up on my screen — I followed back.  Then I clicked his website link.

I’ve been looking for some inspiration this past week, something, someone, new, fresh, out of the ordinary. Talk about fitting the bill.

If you follow his channel, you’ll find a lot of covers.  Influenced by bands like Rage Against The Machine, Red Hot Chili Peppers and RadioHead this kid is a floating duck waiting to be shot out of the water straight into the stars and I hope he gets that ride.  He’s terrific!  And he’s got a growing fan base on Facebook, Twitter, YouTube and local FM radio where he’s already made his professional debut.

Check out the video below where Ben covers, “Morning Star” by Vinnie Moore.  One of my favorites.