During the last decade I have purposely focused on the creative side of my academic career at the University of Montreal. I have composed, performed and recorded many original compositions as well as classic jazz standards with different musicians in various contexts. The compositions borrow from the hard bop, modal and latin jazz idioms. My most important date has been a duo recording with bassist Michel Donato entitled De Stefano/Donato, jazz duo. I also have had the opportunity to record some of my compositions with Turbulence (a sextet) during a live concert for Radio-Canada at Maison de la culture Frontenac. I find that playing solo guitar is one of the most fulfilling and rewarding aspects of jazz guitar playing and is probably one of the most difficult to develop. I have included some of my solo guitar recordings for your enjoyment.






Audio files available in mp3 format
Scores in pdf format and/or Finale formats

A Pencil in His Hand (score(finale file))
À propos de Maria (score(pdf))
A Simple Way (score(finale file))
A Voice Within (score page 1(pdf), page 2(pdf))
Bianca Taylor (score(finale file))
Black Beauty
Blues Incognito (score(pdf))
Don’t Bossa Me Around (score(pdf))
Hymne à Christian "Song for Christian" (score(pdf))
Hommage à Mingus
I Don’t Know
I Sleep in My Bed
La Vie Change (score(pdf))
Lord of The Swing
Madrid Sunrise
Matters of The Spirit (score page 1, page 2, theme, rhythm page 1, page 2(pdf), page 3(pdf))
Minor Incident pour ensemble
Minor Incident pour duo
Nunavik (land of the free)
Triplet’s Lullaby
Wes Side Story (score page 1(pdf), page 2(pdf), page 3(pdf), theme page 1(pdf), page 2(pdf), page 3(pdf) score(finale file))