Jig, G, Traditional
This traditional Irish jig is an essential tune to have in your pocket for Irish sessions. It is also widely played in the contra dance repertoire.
- Video – Fergal Scahill: Fergal Scahill’s fiddle tune a day 2017 – Day 119 – Out in the Ocean – played on fiddle (Fergal Scahill) and bodhran (Tommy Hayes).
- Audio – Georgia Nettleton: Out on the Ocean – played on fiddle with piano and harmony strings. From the album Traditions in Harmony 1
- Audio – Baron Collins Hill (MandoLessons): Out on the Ocean – mandolin with guitar. From the album and lesson Out on the Ocean.
Sheet Music (Dots)
As always for traditional tunes, the musical notation and chords do not indicate the “right” way to play the tune, but are a useful reference.
Play from the Dots
Examples of sets that include this tune.
- Waves on the Ocean Jig Set: The Rolling Waves (D) / Out on the Ocean (G) / Tobin’s Favorite (D)
- My Darling Asleep / Out on the Ocean / The Moon and Seven Stars
References and Resources
For those who want to dig deeper, here are some other resources.
- More Recordings
- Video – Shane Farrell: Out in the Ocean Jig – played on tenor banjo
- Lesson – PeakFiddler: Fiddle Lesson – Irish Jig ‘Out on the Ocean’ – played on fiddle
- Lesson – Kevin Burke (FiddleVideo): Out On The Ocean (Jig): Trad Irish Fiddle Lesson by Kevin Burke – partial lesson taught on fiddle. (Full lesson requires subscription to FiddleVideo.)
- Lesson – Baron Collins-Hill (MandoLessons): Out on the Ocean – mandolin lesson with video, sheet music, and play-along tracks
- Additional Resources
- Webpage – The Session: Out on the Ocean (Jig)