Philipp Ossanna and Chris Norz met in 2010 whilst studying Jazz at the Tyrolean Conservatory. Since then they have been working on a variety of different musical projects together. Chris Norz is a drummer and percussionist, Philipp is a guitarist. Both of them have a degree in classical music from Mozarteum University. They share their passion for music and inspire each other through different musical approaches. Together they have created the band 'HI5', who have won several awards such as 'Best new Jazz talent 2013', 'Jimmy Woode European Jazz Award', and 'Grand Prize' for best band at the International Jazz Competition Bucharest. HI5 have released five albums and played more than 300 concerts all around the world (including Mexico, India, Japan, China, USA, Canada, and Europe). Philipp and Chris have been mixing up the arts and have set up interactive sound & visual installations in museums and at festivals.