Welcome to the website of Jesse "La Clave" Pitts!
Two time Latin-GRAMMY nominated Drummer/Percussionist and Producer, Jesse Pitts, is a passionate performer, producer, and composer who is well-versed in the funk, fusion, jazz, Latin, world, pop and rock idioms. Jesse has performed alongside and/or opened up for international artists such as Johnathan Butler, Marcus Anderson, Giovanni Hidalgo, Jim Walker, Airto Moreira, Jeremy Rosado, and Jose Valentino. Jesse also is a International Teen Talent winner & 10x Downbeat Award Winner. He has co-produced 8 albums and tours with his Latin Funk Band.
''Jesse Pitts is extremely dedicated in the art of creating music and expressing his heart through it. Whether he is playing drums or percussion, Jesse brings a compositional element to his playing. He’s extremely open-minded and is capable of playing a multitude of genres. On top of that he arranges & composes. This is a musician who is going places!''
By Jose Valentino Ruiz
42x Downbeat Award Winner, Yamaha Performing Artist, and Recording Artist