musician, webworker


Johannes Prischl, Altsaxophon spielend

Johannes Prischl
born 1962, living in Vienna/Austria


Performer and composer in various music genres: Mainly Jazz, but also classical, electronic and electro-acoustic music, afrocuban music, film music etc.

Main instruments: flute, soprano and alto saxophone, wind synthesizer

Performances in Austria, Germany, Finland (Pori Jazzfestival 1991), Belgium, Poland, USA, India (Jazz-Yatra-Festival 1988 at Bombay, Delhi, Goa and Bangalore) and Panama.

Collaborations with Klaus Obermaier (Open Art Band), Hubert von Goisern, Klaus Dickbauer, Donny MacCaslin, Peter O’Mara, Franz Welser-Möst, Jeunesse Orchester, Lungau Bigband, Christian Maurer, Juvavum Brass, Christina Zurbrügg, ORJC Big Band de Champagne, Mozart-Quintett, Elfi Aichinger, 4Saxess, Punzodrom, Josef Novotny, Oberösterreichische Bläsersolisten et al.

Compositions for chamber music ensembles, bigband, sinfonic wind orchestra, filmscores, multimedia projects in conjunction with poetry, photography, dance et al., electronic and electro-acoustic music, music for computer games, arranger in various styles and genres.

Producer at CD recording sessions with Juvavum Brass, Saxovhonik Quartett, Lungau Bigband.

▸ CDs and Live Recordings


Anton Bruckner University Linz: Jazz program led by Adelhard Roidinger

University Mozarteum Salzburg: Instrumental music education and performance studies (main instrument flute)

Berklee College of Music, Boston/USA: Jazz Composition & Arranging, main instrument saxophone, with Herb Pomeroy, Bill Pierce, Gary Burton, George Garzone, Bob Freedman et al.

Courses and workshops with Robert Dick, Chick Corea, Bob Malach, Heinz Sauer et al.


1987-2015 teaching at Mozarteum University Salzburg, main subject Jazz/Pop, later also New Media in Music; 2000-2002 chairman of the music education department

2001/02 planning and installation of the » Media Lab « at Mozarteum university (see also Conception, development and direction of numerous new courses in that field.

2002-2006 lecturer and assistant chairman of the master course New Media in Music Education at Mozarteum University Salzburg.


» Jazz Arranging – Introduction to Arranging in Jazz und Related Styles « (1996, 160 pages, self-published, German only)

User manuals and tutorials for » Logic Pro «, a software application by Emagic / Apple (co-author, German and English)

» Das große Logic Audio Handbuch «, GC Carstensen Verlag Munich/Germany, 3 editions 1998 to 2002, written in collaboration with Len Sasso/USA and Kurt Hofmann/Switzerland (German only)

» The Logic Notation Guide « (English): Highly specialized book about Emagic/Apple Logic's notation functionality. (self-published and -distributed, more info at

Web Developer

Since 2011 operating as a freelance web designer and developer under the label » | webdesign en détail «, focussing on custom-made websites for small enterprises and organisations, freelancers and artists

More about this part of my activities can be found at


Music to Listen To

Here you can listen to some of my music. Just click on any title to start the corresponding track.

Recordings on which I played myself

Saxophone, Flöten und ein elektronisches Blasinstrument
CD-Cover Open Art Band / Tropical Codes

On va dans la mineur (end part)

composed by Johannes Prischl, recorded by Open Art Band

CD "Tropical Codes" (Extraplatte)


Greens, Reds, Yellows and Blues

comp. J. Prischl, recorded live in Boston by the Johannes Prischl Bigband


Some Funk Junk

Komp. J. Prischl, live recording, Johannes Prischl Bigband

CD-Cover Open Art Band / Tropical Codes

Three Sisters

composed/improvised by Open Art Band

CD "Tropical Codes" (Extraplatte)

Saxophone und Flöten

Vario 2 (excerpt)

comp. J. Prischl, performed by Johannes Prischl (ss, el) and Klaus Dickbauer (as)

live recording

My compositions played by other musicians

verschiedene Notenblätter
CD-Cover Juvavum Brass / In Zeiten wie diesen

Music for Ears No.5 (end of part 2)

composed by Johannes Prischl, recorded by Juvavum Brass

CD "In Zeiten wie diesen" (Marcophon)

CD-Cover Saxovhonik-Quartett

Music for Ears No.3 (excerpt)

comp. J. Prischl, recorded by Saxovhonik Quartet

CD "Transpirationen" (GPE)


Music for Ears No.6 (end of the first part)

comp. J. Prischl, performed by Werner Maierhuber (clarinet) and Helmut Schmidinger (piano)

live recording

CD-Cover Juvavum Brass / Lipkillers

Suite and Sour (excerpt)

comp. J. Prischl, recorded by Juvavum Brass

CD "Lipkillers" (Marcophon)


Music for Ears No.4 (part 3)

comp. J. Prischl, Austrian-Czech Wind Philharmonic, cond. Walter Rescheneder

recorded in concert

Electronic Playground

More stuff about to come...

Oberfläche eines Musik-Computerprogramms
Screenshot eines Audioprogramms

Viele Chöre besprechen ein Ei

composed and produced by Johannes Prischl, consisting only of choir samples and the singing of a blackbird

Screenshot eines Audioprogramms

Bounce the Chamber

composed and produced by Johannes Prischl, for musicians click here

Johannes Prischl, flute, perc., el.
Franziska Wallner, clarinet
Marat Khusaenov, bassoon
Sonja Moshammer, zither
Tobias Flock, guitar
Screenshot eines Audioprogramms

Go Get Berries

composed and produced by Johannes Prischl


+43 680 3013596 (Vienna/Austria)


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Bandgasse 7/3/19
A-1070 Wien

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