The History of an Artist, Vol. 2

The History of an Artist, Vol. 2 is a 1972 studio album by Oscar Peterson, the second of two albums so titled to provide a retrospective of his career.

The History of an Artist, Vol. 2
Compilation album by
Released1972
Recorded1972
GenreJazz
Length105:56
LabelPablo
ProducerNorman Granz
Oscar Peterson chronology
The History of an Artist, Vol. 1
(1972)
The History of an Artist, Vol. 2
(1972)
The Trio
(1973)
Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
Allmusic3/5 stars[1]

The History of an Artist series marked Peterson's first recordings for Norman Granz' new record label, Pablo Records. Peterson had previously recorded for Granz' three former labels, and would remain with Pablo until the mid-1980s.[2]

Track listingEdit

  1. "Wes' Tune" (Wes Montgomery) – 6:37
  2. "Reunion Blues" (Milt Jackson) – 8:50
  3. "When Your Lover Has Gone" (Einar Aaron Swan) – 7:20
  4. "Five O'Clock Whistle" (Kim Gannon, Gene Irwin, Josef Myrow) – 4:07
  5. "Old Folks" (Dedette Lee Hill, Willard Robison) – 4:43
  6. "Ma (He's Making Eyes at Me)" (Sidney Clare, Con Conrad) – 4:20
  7. "Tenderly" (Walter Gross, Jack Lawrence) – 9:28

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