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.
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 https://medialab.moz.ac.at/). 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 http://logic-notation-guide.prischl.net)
Since 2011 operating as a freelance web designer and developer under the label » netzausstatter.at | 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 netzausstatter.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
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
composed/improvised by Open Art Band
CD "Tropical Codes" (Extraplatte)
Vario 2 (excerpt)
comp. J. Prischl, performed by Johannes Prischl (ss, el) and Klaus Dickbauer (as)
My compositions played by other musicians
Music for Ears No.5 (end of part 2)
composed by Johannes Prischl, recorded by Juvavum Brass
CD "In Zeiten wie diesen" (Marcophon)
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)
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
More stuff about to come...
Viele Chöre besprechen ein Ei
composed and produced by Johannes Prischl, consisting only of choir samples and the singing of a blackbird
Bounce the Chamber
composed and produced by Johannes Prischl,
Franziska Wallner, clarinet
Marat Khusaenov, bassoon
Sonja Moshammer, zither
Tobias Flock, guitar
Go Get Berries
composed and produced by Johannes Prischl
+43 680 3013596 (Vienna/Austria)