Roger Cicero - Glück ist leicht: Das Beste von 2006-2016 (2017) FLAC (tracks) 24-bit/44,1 kHz | Time - 110:04 minutes | 1,32 GB Studio Master, Official Digital Download | Artwork: Front cover
Roger Marcel Cicero Ciceu (6 July 1970 – 24 March 2016) was a German jazz and pop musician. He is interpreted the sound and spirit of the swing era for contemporary audiences, upholding the family traditions established by his father, renowned jazz pianist Eugene Cicero. In 2003 he founded the Roger Cicero Quartet as well as an 11-member big band, both of them adherents to traditional jazz idioms but with lyrics in their leader's native German tongue. After releasing the 2006 album Good Morning Midnight in collaboration with pianist Julia Hülsmann, Cicero issued his solo debut, Männersachen, later that same year… This "Best Of" compilation includes the studio and live tracks recorded beetween 2006-2016.
Eugen Cicero - Romantic Swing: Eugen Cicero plays Franz Liszt (1968/2015) FLAC (tracks) 24-bit/88,2 kHz | Time - 35:31 minutes | 704 MB Studio Master, Official Digital Download | Artwork: Front cover
A true evaluation of Cicero's creativity requires not only an appreciation of his tremendous technique but also an ability to listen with the heart. Cicero loved music and he loved his audience. He never played for himself, but for his audiences, which he always succeeded in captivating. His careful selection of originals, prior to each performance, was a pure delight not only for the friends of classical music but also for jazz lovers. On this 1967 release Cicero interprets Liszt arranged for jazz ensemble.