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this is an amazing resource which I use to chat to friends and family around the world. I was wondering if any others have tried using Skype for an 'international' jam session or for lessons or for attending gypsy jazz festivals or the like?
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Post by swing68 »

I know of several guitar teachers who teach this way, the medium suits an ordered dialogue - but when you need live, real-time, unbroken feeds (ie for jams, festivals), one word: latency. You don't always notice it but there's an appreciable lag between you sending and other side receiving - when you're playing together even 0.1 sec is enough to throw the rhythm out.
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So in other words, it will be exactly like most live gypsy jazz jams.
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:lol: :lol: yeah man!
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Re: Skype

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Rather tasteless I feel and I shall pass this message onto Teddy Gottsegen (below right) immediately.
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