Video: Jamming On Green Dolphin Street

by | Feb 9, 2016 | General Updates, Videos | 7 comments

A quick post today – this is a video of yours truly jamming on this classic jazz standard by Bronisław Kaper & Ned Washington, Green Dolphin Street. I thought that you might be interested to check this out.

Following on from the recent post I released on chord melody guitar playing, this video is an example of how you can apply some of the concepts I covered in that lesson.

I’ve been very inspired lately by Lenny’s Breau’s approach to chord melody and chord soloing, so I’m sure you’ll hear some of his ideas coming through in this video ;-)

Lenny used a lot of 3rds and 7ths voicings in his soloing, which are very useful if you need to quickly grab chord voicings if you are doing a fast moving chord solo or chord melody.

Enjoy! Let me know what you think by leaving a comment below.


  1. Gerry

    really fantastic greg,thanks

    • Michael

      That was fantastic, it’s one of my favourite tunes ( also on my one day I will learn this list . )

      • Greg O'Rourke

        Thanks for your feedback Michael, glad you enjoyed!

  2. Tom

    Really nice … seems to have been well worth staying up all night ;-)
    That was fun listening, thanks for sharing.

    • Greg O'Rourke

      Thanks for your kind feedback Tom! It’s a great tune that one :)

  3. tim taylor

    holy crap, that is some awesome playing!! Very inspiring, this is what kids should do when they stay up all night (I have officially turned into my dad)

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