Thomas Schauffert actually began playing the trumpet as young child at the age of 8. At the same time he was also learning the flute. Yet it wasn’t until he had to stop his career as a tennis player, due to an injury of his wrist, that he was drawn intensely to his other big love “CM”: Creating Music. At around 16 he learned to play the harmonica and at around 19 he started the study of Hammond-Organ.
At the start of his 20´s, while completing his Swiss military service, he began to write lyrics and compose music. After that he learned to play the keyboards and piano, drumming, percussion, singing and most other instruments that came into his hands. Thomas S. did play many big stages, such as at the Montreux Jazz Festival, Klewenalp Openair, Albis Güetli Country Fesitval and TV-shows. As a composer and producer Thomas S. has worked together with well known professionals from the music business such as Guy Fletcher, Shele Sondheim, Cornelius Kreusch, Finn Martin, Patrick Yatatchi, Sandra Wild, Nu Pachino, Fiat Frost, Elena House.
With “Thomas S. World Music Orchestra” Thomas S. is playing worldwide shows with his carefully selected hi class orchestra members and guest stars.
Thomas S. has produced 5 world music albums under the former Name of “Thomas Heinz”.
Master in electrical engineering, Life -Coach, Musician, Composer, Producer, Manager, Business man, Consultant, Networker.
He is an electromecanic and electrical engineer. Further he trained himself at the jazz school with various teachers and courses as a musician, composer and producer.