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Tell us about yourself
Born and raised in the Texas Hill Country, Jesse Stratton is a true and deep-rooted Texas Country / Americana artist who plays music chock-full of truth and raw emotion. Jesse’s relevant and gripping songs display and showcase the multi-talented musicians who make up the Jesse Stratton Band. Jesse is the lead vocalist in the band; also playing guitar, saxophone and harmonica. Alongside him are a few of Texas’ finest musicians. Playing percussion in the band is Jesse’s long-time friend, Kenny Martinez. On the bass is the easy-going and thoroughly talented Danny Pitt. The lead guitarist is Austin’s own Tony Garossino – guitar instructor by day, rock star by night. Their latest CD ‘Traction’ is a heartfelt compilation of Jesse’s original tunes paired with the ultra gripping instrumental stylings of Garossino, Pitt, and Martinez. This is the band’s junior album, and, although lyrically-driven, the instrumental attributions are in full swing. This album displays Stratton’s songwriting growth as well as his unique ability to intrigue and relate to the audience. Jesse has been playing music since the age of 10. He started with the saxophone, which eventually landed him a scholarship to college for Music composition and Music business. He continues to play and learn an array of different instruments, but has always stuck to writing and performing songs with meaning and inspiration. The Jesse Stratton Band formed in 2014, originally as a duo – Stratton and Martinez. Together with Garossino and Pitt, the band creates all the heart and soul live music longs for.