Jesse Colburn

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Jesse Colburn
Birth nameJesse Timothy Colburn
Born (1981-05-05) May 5, 1981 (age 38)
Ajax, Ontario, Canada
Origin Toronto, Ontario
Instruments Guitar
Labels Underground Operations
Associated acts

Jesse Colburn (born May 5, 1981) is a Canadian guitarist. He played guitar for Closet Monster until their final show on 8 December 2005, [1] and previously played in Avril Lavigne's band from 2002 to 2004. [2]


Personal life

Jesse Adam Timothy Colburn attended Pickering High School in Ajax, Ontario, where he formed Closet Monster in 1997. [3]

He worked with Avril Lavigne's band from 2002 to 2004, leaving the band before they started their 2004 tour. [4]

He has also worked on a side project called "Evil Robot Usses", with former Closet Monster bandmate and Stereos drummer Aaron Verdonk.

Television appearances

Colburn has appeared in several television shows, and a movie, with Lavigne, including Sabrina, the Teenage Witch , The View , Going the Distance and the 2002 MTV Video Awards. He has also appeared in the documentary "My World". [2]

Jesse is also appearing as a songwriter and producer in a number of episodes of Much Music's Disband Season 2.


Currently, Jesse Colburn is a songwriter and producer based in Toronto, Ontario. He has worked with the band Stereos co-writing such songs as Throw Ya Hands Up and Turn It Up off of their self-titled debut album, and has recently completed writing and production work on The Artist Life's upcoming album. He has also composed the theme song to The ZhuZhus with Aaron Verdonk.

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