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Jeff Stinco on guitar
|Birth name||Jean-François Stinco|
August 22, 1978 |
Montréal, Québec, Canada
|Genres||Pop punk, alternative rock, punk rock|
|Occupation(s)||Musician, actor, writer|
|Instruments||Guitar, bass guitar|
|Labels||Lava / Atlantic|
|Associated acts||Simple Plan|
|Gibson Les Paul
He is born to an Italian father and a French-Canadian mother. Stinco attended College Beaubois High School in Pierrefonds, Quebec along with bandmates Sébastien Lefebvre, Chuck Comeau and Pierre Bouvier.
Stinco studied classical guitar for 10 years at Conservatoire de musique du Québec à Montréal with Jean Vallieres. He also participated in many masterclasses over the years with many renown concertists such as Manuel Barrueco and Roland Dyens.
Stinco plays several brands of electric guitar: Gibson, Fender and Stevenson. He mostly uses Mesa Boogie amplifiers but also uses a Vox AC30 and a Divided by 13. He uses D'Addario strings on his electric and acoustic guitars, the latter a Takamine. While recording the Get Your Heart On! album, Stinco employed an array of Gibson models, including the Les Paul Custom and the ES-335.
Beside his Simple Plan projects, Stinco also contributed to the Rush tribute CD released in 2005 titled Subdivisions: "A Tribute To Rush"" and performs on the Rush hit "The Spirit of Radio" along with Winger lead vocalist Kip Winger.
- Nitro (2007) .... Viny
- New York Minute (2004/I) .... Simple Plan
- The New Tom Green Show (1 episode, 2003)
- What's New, Scooby-Doo? .... Himself (1 episode)
- Simple Plan: A Big Package for You (2003) (V) (uncredited)
- Simple Plan: MTV Hard Rock Live (2005) (V) .... Himself – Guitars
- "Otro rollo con: Adal Ramones" .... Himself (1 episode, 2005) aka Otro rollo (Mexico: short title)
- New Year's Rockin' Eve 2005 (2004) (TV) (as Simple Plan) .... Himself
- Punk Rock Holocaust (2004) (V) .... Himself – Simple Plan
- Simple Plan: Still Not Getting Any... (2004) (V) .... Himself
- Simple Plan: A Big Package for You (2003) (V) .... Himself