Young Guitar Upstart

About this original series

Creating a music legend one video at a time. Watch the progress of guitarist Tommy Brendel as he improves from one song to the next. This young guitar upstart loves playing guitar and video games. He also has videos on youtube. Tommy's music page is up and running. You can listen for free or download the whole album ( 12 songs ) for only $3 bucks. check it out here: http://youngguitarupstart.bandcamp.com/

Episodes of Young Guitar Upstart

    • Episode 24 "Tommy's Dream" by Young Guitar Upstart

      In this music video Tommy lives some of his fantasies in a dream. Tommy played lead guitar in the music. He also co-wrote the song with his dad. Tommy's dad played the other instruments and also recorded and produced the music and the video. Tommy did not actually drive a car in this video.

      • Release date
        Apr 29, 2013
      • Runtime
        01:57
    • Episode 23 "Creepy Monster" by Young Guitar Upst...

      Seven year old Tommy Brendel plays the original song "Creepy Monster" written with help from his dad. Both Tommy and his father drew the pictures in the video. Tommy uses a new effect pedal from Electro-Harmonix called a Tone Tattoo. Lyrics: There's a creepy monster underneath my bed. Creepy creepy monster wants to eat my head. I can hear him moving crawling on the ground. Maybe he won't eat me if I don't make a sound. Run... Run away... Run... Run away... Guitar solo... Mr. Creepy Monster ple...

      • Release date
        Apr 24, 2013
      • Runtime
        02:54
    • Episode 22 "On The Spot" by Young Guitar Upstart

      Seven year old Tommy Brendel plays modern jazz during a C7#11 chord on the song "On The Spot" written by his dad. Tommy improvises some interesting musical phrases using the Lydian Dominant Mode. Tommys songs are available for download here: http://youngguitarupstart.bandcamp.com/

      • Release date
        Oct 25, 2012
      • Runtime
        02:25
    • Episode 21 "Race Car Number One" by Young Guitar...

      Seven Year Old Tommy Brendel rocks out on the song "Race Car Number One" which he wrote and arranged all by himself. In previous episodes of Young Guitar Upstart Tommy's dad wrote the songs and Tommy would add musical ideas or change a few notes. On this latest tune he did the whole thing by himself. In addition the guitar solo for this song and all of his previous songs are improvised and he makes them up "on the spot" by himself. Tommy likes to listen to Wes Montgomery, Jimi Hendrix and Char...

      • Release date
        Oct 19, 2012
      • Runtime
        02:12
    • Episode 20 "One Eye Robot" by Young Guitar Upstart

      Seven year old Tommy Brendel plays the original song "One Eye Robot" and has fun when something unexpected happens. For his guitar solo he uses an effect pedal from Electro-Harmonix called a "Superego". Tommy and his dad have a lot of fun writing songs and playing guitar. Tommys songs can be downloaded here: http://youngguitarupstart.bandcamp.com/

      • Release date
        Oct 18, 2012
      • Runtime
        02:07
    • Episode 19 "Full Throttle" by YoungGuitarUpstart

      http://youngguitarupstart.bandcamp.com/ Seven year old Tommy Brendel plays the original song Full Throttle and (RWJ) "Rocking With the Jam". He uses a guitar echo effect pedal from Electro-Harmonix called the Deluxe Memory Boy and an overdrive pedal from Zvex effects call a Mastotron. The title comes from his latest guitar album which has songs that have a hot rod car theme. Check it out here: http://youngguitarupstart.bandcamp.com/ Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/pages/YoungGuitarUpstart/12...

      • Release date
        Jun 28, 2012
      • Runtime
        01:20
    • Episode 18 "The Getaway Car" by Young Guitar Ups...

      http://youngguitarupstart.bandcamp.com/ Young Guitar Upstart Tommy Brendel plays the original song "The Getaway Car". The siren in the song is a little loud but Tommy wanted it that way. He uses a guitar effect pedal called a Deluxe Memory Boy from EHX and a Mastotron fuzz pedal from Zvex effects. Tommy is 7 years old.

      • Release date
        Jun 10, 2012
      • Runtime
        01:35
    • Episode 17 "Driving Machine" and EHX by Young Gu...

      http://youngguitarupstart.bandcamp.com/ Young Guitar Upstart Tommy Brendel rocks out another tune with his Electro-Harmonix pedals. He uses a Big Muff with Tone Wicker and a Deluxe Memory Boy. Special thanks to Mike Matthews and Bill Rupert. The song was co-written by Tommy and his dad. Tommy is 7 years old. Bandcamp: http://youngguitarupstart.bandcamp.com/ Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/pages/YoungGuitarUpstart/121879304583606 Twitter: https://twitter.com/#!/guitarupstart

      • Release date
        May 29, 2012
      • Runtime
        01:04
    • Episode 16 "Summers Breeze" by Young Guitar Upst...

      http://youngguitarupstart.bandcamp.com/ Young Guitar Upstart Tommy Brendel performs the song "Summers Breeze". The song was written by Tommy's dad. In the video Tommy uses a Deluxe Memory Boy effect pedal from Electro-Harmonix to add an echo effect to his guitar sound. Special Thanks to Mike Matthews and Bill Rupert. Tommy is 7 years old. We love BlipTV.

      • Release date
        May 2, 2012
      • Runtime
        03:07
    • Episode 15 "Temple Fire Dance" by Young Guitar U...

      http://youngguitarupstart.bandcamp.com/ Young Guitar Upstart Tommy Brendel performs the song "Temple Fire Dance". The song was written by Tommy and his dad. Tommy improves from his last video by "bending notes" and plays more expressive. He also incorporates interesting sixteenth combinations later on during his solo. The echo effect is an Electro-Harmonix Deluxe Memory Boy guitar pedal. Special Thanks to Mike Mathews and Bill Rupert. Tommy is 7 years old.

      • Release date
        Apr 26, 2012
      • Runtime
        03:10