Golden Decade, Vol. Angelina and Ashley Leyva doing what they love to do! But like I actually mean killing,” said one commenter. The twins have a flair for the dramatic as well as enormous talent and they show it off by twisting around and playing with one hand on each keyboard, never missing a beat! From Boogie Woogie to Contemporary, they play it all! Whilst the blues traditionally depicts a variety of emotions, boogie-woogie is mainly associated with dancing. Only two years later she began performing, together with her brother Pascal Silva. Enjoy the videos and music you love, upload original content, and share it all with friends, family, and the world on YouTube. [1] Various TV appearances in Switzerland followed: Heitere Festival Zofingen, ZDF Fernsehgarten, Glanz und Gloria and many others. Despite being an older style of music, two young women are bringing it back with their viral improv boogie-woogie performance. The twins’ other popular boogie-woogie YouTube video involves them running into a piano store and whaling on side-by-side black and red pianos – there, too, they perform an impromptu boogie-woogie number. Boogie-woogie is a style of piano-based blues that became very popular in the late 1930s and early 1940s, but originated much earlier, and was extended from piano, to three pianos at once, guitar, big band, and country and western music, and even gospel. At the International Boogie Woogie Festival in Lugano, they presented their first joint four-handed CD "Beloved Boogie Woogie" on 22 April 2017. Sedum x 'Boogie Woogie' Stonecrop This drought and salt tolerant sport of 'Little Miss Sunshine' has cream-colored leaf margins that make the plant look bright yellow all over. And the piano isn’t the only instrument the twins are gifted at – they also play guitar in their family band, The Anklebiters, with their brother Jack on drums. Go directly to shout page. [12], On 13 September 2017 in London, Ladyva received the award as 'Best Boogie Woogie Pianist 2017' at the Boisdale Music Awards hosted by Jools Holland. Neusässer Boogie-Nacht", "JOOLS HOLLAND NIGHT in association with SMALL LUXURY HOTELS OF THE WORLD", "JOOLS HOLLAND hosts The Boisdale Music Awards". All rights reserved. It's believed boogie-woogie gave birth to the earliest versions of uptempo music. [10] In 2016 performances at festivals in Switzerland and abroad (France, Spain, Germany) followed together with Silvan Zingg. Let us know what you think of the Last.fm website. PURE Sounds of a young family band!! A new version of Last.fm is available, to keep everything running smoothly, please reload the site. Ladyva (born Vanessa Sabrina Gnaegi; also known as Vanessa G), (8 December 1988 in Ipsach) is a Swiss boogie woogie, blues and jazz pianist. 3,390 listeners, Javascript is required to view shouts on this page. [3] Ladyva was also invited to perform at Jerry Lee Lewis’ 80th Birthday/Farewell U.K. Tour at the London Palladium and the Clyde Auditorium in Glasgow in September 2015. Please SHARE this with your friends and family. Let us know what you think of the Last.fm website. PLAYING MUSIC TOGETHER!! [9] On 12 December she performed again at the Cigar Awards 2016 with guests including Charlie Sheen and Kelsey Grammer. !” said one. 7,295 listeners, Axel Zwingenberger Despite being an older style of music, two young women are bringing it back with their viral improv boogie-woogie performance. [7] In July she played at the prestigious Jazz festival in Ascona. Angelina and Ashley Leyva are identical twin sisters from Paramus, New Jersey whose rousing YouTube video has garnered over 1.8 million views since it was posted in 2017. Now, only time will tell if they pursue music – and pursue it separately, together, or with the family band. Keep up the good work!!!! It starts off with one sister pounding the keys of a keyboard in the family’s living room with her twin scowling over her as if to say “is that all you’ve got?”. The girls got their start when they posted this video of their skills in 2017, wowing the world with their amazing talent. The following year, 2010, she performed at the prestigious Blues Festival Basel[2] (Switzerland) and in 2011 she signed with Universal Music. Connect your Spotify account to your Last.fm account and scrobble everything you listen to, from any Spotify app on any device or platform. Boogie-woogie is a style of piano-based blues that became very popular in the late 1930s and early 1940s, but originated much earlier, and was extended from piano, to three pianos at once, guitar, big band, and country and western music, and even gospel. 816 listeners, Jimmy Yancey Some user-contributed text on this page is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License; additional terms may apply. 274 listeners, Big Joe Duskin The girls now have over 11k subscribers to their YouTube channel where they’ve uploaded many performances. Leave feedback. Angelina have you seen her First bench left of the grove You could be her Angelina It won't make it better though She don't mind she don't mind. 2008. In London (Boisdale) she performed at the 'Cigar Awards' with guests like Burt Reynolds and Jonathan Ross, In May 2016, she was invited to perform at the Boogie Woogie Dinner hosted by Jools Holland with other famous boogie woogie pianists such as Axel Zwingenberger, Ben Waters and Stride pianist Neville Dickie. Charming yellow flowers will adorn the striking foliage in summer. 7,803 listeners, Albert Ammons Whilst the blues traditionally depicts…, Boogie-woogie is a style of piano-based blues that became very popular in the late 1930s and early 1940s, but originated much earlier, and was extended from piano, to three pianos at once, guitar, big band, and country and western music, and even gospel. But like I actually mean killing,” said one commenter. Angelina and Ashley Leyva live in Paramus, New Jersey, and are a set of identical twins with a passion for playing the piano. just goes to show how capable kids are of the impossible! [4] On 16 October 2015 she performed live on The Late Late Show on RTÉ One in Ireland. It’s rugged by nature. © 2020 Shareably Media, LLC. The sisters play back-to-back, both seeming to have mastered the style that is over a century older than they are. Whilst the blues traditionally depicts a variety of emotions, boogie-woogie is mainly associated with dancing.…. ! [13] and she recently released her third Album '8 to the Bar'. With the emphasis more on rhythm than melody, boogie-woogie can sometimes sound rough to the classically-trained ear, but it’s not designed to be classical music. Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License. Angelina and Ashley Leyva are identical twin sisters from Paramus, New Jersey whose rousing YouTube video has garnered over 1.8 million views since it was posted in 2017. She was inspired by the music of the great masters of boogie woogie. Pinetop Perkins Shared wants to keep you involved with all the things you care about. Angelina. This kind of piano playing not only requires a lot of hard work and dedication but the ability to practice together. [8] She was later nominated as "Best Boogie Woogie Pianist of the Year" at Boisdale, also hosted by Jools Holland. While the “boogie-woogie” genre of music has been incorporated into country, gospel, swing, and blues, it started simply as a style of piano play. In 2014, Ladyva appeared at several boogie woogie festivals in Germany. As the second sister sits down at the keyboard the camera pans out to show two instruments in the room and the girls start jamming on separate instruments. [5] In November she toured through Europe, which includes TV Shows in Bulgaria, for example: Slavi's Show[6] & the election of Miss Bulgaria. [11], In August 2017 she was invited to perform at the biggest Boogie Woogie Festival worldwide at La Roquebrou in France. 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