Home » Jazz News » Jazz-Fusion meets 360º virtual reality

Technology News

Jazz-Fusion meets 360º virtual reality


Sign in to view read count
The first in a series of 360º videos from European saxophonist Viktor Haraszti launches this month.
Originally conceived back in 2016, the ViO 360º Sessions are the brainchild of Hungarian-born, Holland-based saxophonist Viktor Haraszti and are based on the idea of extending original music through the use of virtual reality.

Musically speaking, the project is a mixture of jazz, fusion & groove originals—influenced by the likes of Michael Brecker and Joshua Redman—and features Remco van der Sluis (drums), Taco Nieuwenhuisen Segaar (bass) and Edgar van Asselt (keyboards) alongside Viktor.

But the goal is to match the energetic and rhythmic repertoire with a strong visual appeal, through the use of 360º filming. Using new virtual reality technology and shot in Utrecht’s Kikker Theater, the session is available to watch on Vimeo, Facebook or Youtube in full 360º—meaning you can look around the room during the song.

TIP: Most effective on mobile devices, where you can navigate the space just from twisting or turning your phone!

Watch the video!

On Facebook | On Vimeo

Visit Website

For more information contact .




Get more of a good thing

Our weekly newsletter highlights our top stories and includes your local jazz events calendar.