Teerus Laohverapanich (Cook) The saxophonist, he is the full-time professor of Major Jazz Studies, Conservatory of Music, Rangsit University. born in Bangkok, Thailand in 1980. Stated playing saxophone in his high school marching band (Samsenwitayalai) in year 1998 when he took his saxophone lessons with Assoc.Prof.Dr.Sugree Charoensuk. He was becoming more and more interested in playing the saxophone. In 1999, Teerus attended The College of Music, Mahidol University where of he focused on Jazz Performance and became a jazz lover after being a part of their saxophone performance program. Former Jazz teachers – Krit Buranavitayawut, Denny Euprasert, Noppadol Tirataradol and Dan Philip. Teerus has taken interests in all types and genres of music, in 2005, he has been invited by Jetsada Theerapinan (Gap T-Bone), and Nakarin Theerapinan (Golf T-Bone) to be a member of “T-Bone”, Thailand’s number one Reggae/Ska band, which perfectly blended Reggae and Ska genres. Teerus has joined T-Bone in recording and performing in numerous music festivals, both domestic and international. In 2008, Teerus joined in the recordings with Dr.Den Euprasert for the album “Masterpiece Asanee-Wason by Den Euprasert”, which has won Komchadluek Award #6 in the best instrumental music category. In 2009, Teerus started working for his Masters Degree in Jazz Studies, at the Conservatory of Music, Rangsit University. 2012, he had an opportunity to become an exchange student at Pris Claus Conservatorium, Netherlands. Teerus develops his own skill, tonality and studies style of music that he is interested in with Michael Moore and Ben van Gelder So far, Teerus has performed in major music festivals, domestics and internationals, such as Glastonbury Festival, WOMAD Festival, Taichung Jazz Festival, Mosaic Music Festival, Jazz Up Bangkok, Huahin Jazz festival, Thailand International Jazz Conference, etc.