Josef Hinterhölzl studied drums and percussion with Alfred Vollbauer. He graduated with honors from the IGP percussion studies in 2006 (where he was taught drums by Doug Hammond and Jeff Bourdaux, and percussion by Stephan Maass).
With his catchy groove and an absolute sense of time, Josef Hinterhölzl is a master of showing his skills and versatility in several formations.
Josef Hinterhölzl is leading the STM Big Band and the Jazz Police Orchestra. He is also a member of an Earth Wind & Fire Tribute Band, the Linz AG Dance Orchestra, The Royal Drive Affair, The Smartstones/Smartjazz feturing Tanja G. Humer, and Hot Pants Road Club, among others.