Silvan Zingg is one of todays most successful boogie woogie, jazz and blues pianists.
Since 2002, he is the promoter and organizer of the International Boogie Woogie Festival in Switzerland. This festival is unique in the world and every April draws an international group of the best piano players to the fabulous Ticino area in south Switzerland. This event is one of the most important in Europe’s Blues scene. In 2006 BBC World TV network recognized the importance of the festival in a thirty minute broadcast.
“Boogie-Woogie ambassador of Switzerland”.
Influenced by vintage recordings of black pianists, Silvan Zingg taught himself to play the piano during his early school years. Silvan studied piano and trombone for six years and after completing courses in graphic design he started a professional music career.
Silvan quickly became a popular entertainer at his college due to his sensational interpretation of the blues. He easily convinced his listeners that he was passionate about music, including classic Boogie Woogie, Blues, and Jazz, with variations from other musical genres.
The Silvan Zingg Trio
This extraordinary trio has been performing concerts for the past years in major venues throughout Europe. The music is in the blood of these gifted musicians and they demonstrate it with their joyful performances, brilliant techniques and fantasy stage sets. Audiences in large or in small private venues are attracted to their open, precise, and colorful variations of tunes. Their youthful pleasure in performance is obvious to everyone.
Silvan Zingg and The Boogie Woogie Dancers
Silvan performs also with boogie woogie dancers. A video on Youtube called "Dancin'The Boogie" became a favourite of many boogie woogie lovers around the world.