Music Share: On Green Dolphin Street

On Green Dolphin Street is my favorite jazz standard. I just never get tired of the melody. Here's the 1958 Miles Davis Sextet version featuring Bill Evans, John Coltrane, and Cannonball Adderley:

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And for contrast here's the same song recorded by Chet Baker a year earlier with a complete lack of urgency, West Coast style:

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See Also on YouTube: Sonny Rollins 1968 where the structure of the song is hanging on by a thread.

(You can get both tracks on Amazon for 99 cents.)