Siegfried Schaffer (guitar)
he was born in Leoben/Styria.
The Austrian guitarist Siegfried Schaffer studied Concert and Jazz guitar (IGP) at the Vienna Conservatory with Christian Havel, Fritz Isaak Steiner and Andreas Wallner.
Siegfried has earned a Bachelor of music at the University of Music in Graz where he studied Jazz guitar with Prof. Guido Jeszensky.
Several CD productions and Radio live recordings with various Ensembles.
Guest musician with Hank Williams jr. in Memphis, Tennessee (USA) as well as in Königswiesen (OÖ) with Randy Meisner (Eagles) and Billy Swan.
Studio musician with Past Tense, Session, Coconuts, Herzkraft, Country Wolf and many different Ensembles.
Radio and TV performance. Concerts in the USA, Germany, Hungary, Suiss, London and Croatia.
Band Competion Winner in Graz 1993 with the Band Session (which has palyed also as support band from Uriah Heep).
Participations among others in the following bands: Session, White Horse, Xtra Ordinary, Bon Jovi Cover Band, The Dandies, Past Tense, Emmerich & Friends, Kurt Russel, Jazztrio Vienna, die Edelsteiner, Mr. Blues, That´s Life, Bias 4 Fias, Kiss Cover Band, Klassik Gitarrentrio, simon & simon, Robert & Friends ...
Teaching activities at the Borg Murau as well as at the music schools Krieglach, Schladming and Murau. Currently he is teaching at the music schools in Eisenerz and Leoben.
2017 Founder member of the Jazzensemble Worldmusic a la carte.