During his early schooltime, influenced by vintage records of black pianists Silvan Zingg began to play by himself the piano. The music was always important in his family. Father, mother and sister they all play various instruments. Silvan Zingg studied piano and trombone (each 6 years). After his graphic designer studies he started a professional musician career.
Today he is one of the most successfull jazz and blues pianist in his country and he is the promoter and organisator of the annual International Boogie Woogie Festival in Switzerland.