Something for Lester

Something for Lester
Studio album by Ray Brown
Released 1978
Recorded June 22, 23 & 24, 1977
Contemporary's Studio in Los Angeles, California
Genre Jazz
Length 41:10
Label Contemporary
S 7640
Producer John Koenig and Lester Koenig
Ray Brown chronology
As Good as It Gets
Something for Lester

Something for Lester is an album by American jazz bassist Ray Brown recorded in 1977 and released on the Contemporary label.[1]


Allmusic awarded the album 3½ stars with Scott Yanow noting "This excellent trio session forms a sort of transition between bassist Ray Brown's work with the Oscar Peterson Trio and his own small-group sessions of the '80s and '90s".[2]

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Track listing

  1. "Ojos de Rojo" (Cedar Walton) - 5:16
  2. "Slippery" - 7:27
  3. "Something in Common" (Walton) - 4:50
  4. "Love Walked In" (George Gershwin, Ira Gershwin) - 5:25
  5. "Georgia on My Mind" (Hoagy Carmichael, Stuart Gorrell) - 7:11
  6. "Little Girl Blue" (Richard Rodgers, Lorenz Hart) - 6:17
  7. "Sister Sadie" (Horace Silver) - 4:54



  1. Contemporary Records discography accessed February 2, 2012
  2. 1 2 Yanow, Scott. Something for Lester – Review at AllMusic. Retrieved February 1, 2016.
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