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About James

James Pitts is a sought-after performer, composer, arranger, producer & recording artist. GigTime Magazine has referred to him as one of the Blues - Rock elites on Electric Guitar. Pitts has been categorized with other Blues - Rockers such as: Joe Bonamassa Eric Gales & Philip Sayce.

Stylistically, he has been compared to: Stevie Ray Vaughan, Gary Moore,  Chris Cain, and even Richie Kotzen


Although these comparisons are quite impressive, James Pitts remains true to his craft & unique persona by weaving his own tapestry of Blues, Soul, R&B, Funk, Rock & Jump music. A James Pitts show is really a Full Service Blues show. Stay tuned for more on this incredible talent.

On Stage

James has been performing for more than half his life now and over that time he has had the chance to meet many of his heroes.


James has appeared with and/or has had the opportunity to open for such artists as Pat Travers, Johnny Winter, Eric Gales, Luther Guitar Jr Johnson, Popa Chubby, Tinsley Ellis, Chris Duarte, Brian Howe, Actor/Comedian Bill Murray, and others.


2013 JMC-Battle Of The Blues - Guitar Challenge winner.

2016 Blues Tone Magazine Award Winner - Instrumentalist - Guitar
2016 Blues Tone Magazine Award Winner - Best Emerging Artist
2017 Award Winner - Best Song - Misery
2018 Granite State Blues Challenge winner with MoGuitar

2019 Blues Tone Award - Blues Rock Artist Of The Year

2020 Voted Number 3 Best Blues Rock Guitarist by GigTime Magazine.
2021 Voted in the top 50 best guitarists by GigTime Magazine

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