PRIM is an Austrian jazz ensemble that challenges the traditional piano trio format.
Formed in 2015 in Vienna, the band distinguishes itself from the cultural landscape of the city. Drawing
from such diverse sources of inspiration as e.s.t, the Neil Cowley Trio, GoGo Penguin and Johann
Sebastian Bach, the three musicians (Felix Biller, Christoph Karas, Martin Melzer) nevertheless manage
to establish their unique sound. With music described as “adventurous and sharp” (Jazzflits, NL),
PRIM cannot be easily classified. Their multifaceted style is experimental but
accessible, their sound “juicy and sparkling” (Jazzport, CZ), their playing virtuous and yet