Oliver Heuss works as a freelance composer and producer. He was born in Sao Paulo (Brazil) in 1961 and has lived in Hamburg since 2007 with a short stay in Cologne. He studied at the Berklee College of Music in Boston (USA), at Amilton Godoy's Jazz School in Sao Paulo, and with Walter Norris in Berlin. He also attended the Cologne Music Academy with Rainer Brüninghaus from which he graduated with distinction. As songwriter and keyboardist of the band "Trio Rio", he gained international chart success in 1986 with "New York-Rio-Tokyo". He has worked with jazz musicians such as Toots Thielemans, and artists such as Randy Crawford and Jack Radics. Today, his work focuses on music for films and television.