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online jamming?

Discussion in 'Jazz Technique [DB]' started by Tom Lane, Dec 29, 2013.


  1. Tom Lane

    Tom Lane Gold Supporting Member

    Apr 28, 2011
    Torrance, CA
    Has anyone tried jamming online? Is the tech there? Assuming a good connection to the internet and a decent computer, and, of course, like-minded folks to jam with, are there still too many headache's, glitches, hiccups, and latency to make it work, or is it ready?
     
  2. I heard once about this vst plugin called VSTunnel, that supposedly allows you to play along other people. But I never tried it.
    This ways some years ago, maybe now it's working fine.
     
  3. One time I played a tune over skype with a singer whos in Spain. Surprisingly, I didn't really noticed any latency issues, so its definitely possible as long as your equipment is solid.
     
  4. RSBBass

    RSBBass

    Jun 11, 2011
    NYC
    My brother and I worked on a program to allow you to do this years ago when there wasn't enough bandwidth to make it happen. I have tried skype and it varies. Sometimes it is OK, most time the latency is way too much.