Steirische Harmonika meets vibraphone - Quetsch 'n' Vibes combines two opposing musical worlds. In this duo the Austrian folk music fuses with the jazzy sound of the vibraphone. Out of this combination rises a river full of new sounds and colours.
But Johannes Kölbl and Leonhard Waltersdorfer do not just play Steirische Harmonika and vibraphone on their CD. With more than 25 different instruments (from handpan to bass-ukulele) the two musicians exploit their full creative potential and create new combinations of many different sounds.
Leo and Niki Waltersdorfer, the "percussion brothers" from Graz, Austria explore the beautiful world of percussion instruments. They took different paths, although they both started playing percussion in their early childhood: The older one, Leo, is now percussionist in the Stage Orchestra of the Vienna State Opera, the youger one, Niki, is an aspiring jazz drummer and composer, singer and lead guitarist in his band "Candlelight Ficus". Together they put all their different influences under the same umbrella and create a mixture betwenn minimal, jazz and ethnic music.