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Jay Jay French
Jay Jay French
Pinkburst Project
Pinkburst Project

John French Segall (born July 20, 1952), better known by his stage name Jay Jay French or J.J. French, is a founding member and one of the two guitarists of the American heavy metal band, Twisted Sister, as well as once managing and producing albums for the American hard rock/heavy metal band Sevendust.


French also created and is involved in the Pinkburst project dedicated to the research of Uveitis. The Pinkburst Project is dedicated to the research, education and support of those affected by Uveitis, the leading cause of blindness among American girls. Founded by Twisted Sister’s Jay Jay French, the Pinkburst Project is also a collection of custom Gibson, Fender, Gretsch, Epiphone, Paul Reed Smith, Roukangas and Martin guitars and custom Fender, Marshall, Vox, Mesa, Orange, Hartke and Diamond amplifiers built to raise awareness and ultimately fund ongoing research, education and support for The Ocular Immunology and Uveitis Foundation. Created by Twisted Sister’s Jay Jay French, The Pinkburst Project custom collection of guitars and amplifiers were offered for sale through Skinner Auctioneers Fine Musical Instruments Department on Sunday, May 1, 2011.



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Jay Jay French Les Paul Standard

Epiphone Elitist Twisted Sister Les Paul Standard
Epiphone Twisted Sister Les Paul Standard
Epiphone Twisted Sister Les Paul Standard
Epiphone Twisted Sister Les Paul Standard Headstock
  • 2008-2009

Body:

  • Mahogany body
  • Carved top
  • Flame maple veneer

Binding:

  • Single-ply body & neck

Neck:

  • Set mahogany neck with SlimTaper profile
  • Rosewood fingerboard with trapezoid inlays
  • Clipped-ear headstock with screenprinted "TS" logo
  • 24.75" scale
  • 1.68" nut width

Electronics:

  • Open-coil Alnico Classic & Alnico Classic Plus humbucker pickups
  • 2 Vol. 2 Tone controls
  • Coil-split for neck pickup
  • 3-way selector switch

Hardware:

  • Black hardware
  • Tune-o-matic bridge with stopbar tailpiece
  • Grover tuners
  • Black reflector knobs
  • No pickguard

Colors:

  • Twisted Pinkburst
  • Red Sunburst



Jay Jay French Elitist Les Paul Standard

Epiphone Elitist Twisted Sister Les Paul Standard
Epiphone Elitist Twisted Sister Les Paul Standard
Epiphone Elitist Twisted Sister Les Paul Standard
Epiphone Elitist Twisted Sister Les Paul Standard Headstock
Epiphone Elitist Twisted Sister Les Paul Standard
Epiphone Elitist Twisted Sister Les Paul Standard
  • 2004-2005

Body:

  • Book-matched African Mahogany body
  • Book-matched maple top

Binding:

  • Single-ply body & neck

Neck:

  • 1-piece set mahogany neck with SlimTaper profile
  • Dovetail neckjoint
  • Rosewood fingerboard with real Mother of Pearl dot inlays
  • Tombstone headstock with "TS" screenprinted logo
  • 2-screw, 2-ply truss rod cover with "Jay Jay French Les Paul Standard" engraving
  • Bone nut
  • 22 frets
  • 24.75" scale
  • 1.68" nut width

Electronics:

  • Gibson Burstbucker 2&3 pickups
  • 2 Vol. 2 Tone controls
  • 3-way selector switch

Hardware:

  • Nickel hardware
  • Tune-o-matic bridge with stopbar tailpiece
  • Cream pickup & selector rings
  • Die-cast Grover tuners
  • Amber bell knobs
  • No pickguard

Colors:

  • Twisted Pinkburst

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