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Currently based in Toledo, OH, The DynaBrass is an IPA & USPA award winning Musical Group that performs Polish American Polka Music. The DynaBrass was originated by Jeff Mleczko and has been performing at Polka Festivals and venues throughout the USA and Canada for more than 20 years.
Currently, Jeff Mleczko is not performing with The DynaBrass due to medical reasons. The band continues to perform in Jeff's absence under the interim leadership of Joe Zalewski.
HOT of the presses...the latest DynaBrass CD "Dance All Night" was officially released, June 15, 2017 on TOPOMO Records.
To date, The DynaBrass has recorded 6 CD's including the USPA award winning recording "Unfinished Business" and IPA award winning recording "Dance All Night".
CD's Currently In Stock....
- The Dream Lives On
- In the Heat of the Night
- Unfinished Business
- Bay City Nights
- And The Road Begins
- Dance All Night
All DynaBrass CD's are $17 each (includes shipping).
To order your DynaBrass CD, send a check or money order to: Joe Zalewski
5524 Ginger Tree Lane, Toledo, OH 43623
For more information, please email your questions to firstname.lastname@example.org
2 USPA Awards
Dance All Night wins Song and Recording of the Year
Toledo, OH, June 12, 2018: The DynaBrass has won the 2017 United States Polka Association (USPA) Award in 2 categories; Song of the Year and Recording of the Year.
The awards were presented at the 42nd annual USPA Awards Banquet on Saturday May 26, 2018 during the USPA Convention & Festival held at the Holiday Inn in Independence, Ohio.
The “Dance All Night” CD, which was recorded at PowerBox Studio in Ridgeville Corners, Ohio, received the 2017 USPA Recording of the Year, also nominated in this category were The Project “1st and Ten” and The Knewz “Holidayz”. The title song “Dance All Night” received the 2017 USPA Song of the Year, also nominated in this category were The Project “Yermazah/Hold Me Tight” and The Knewz “That’s Christmas To Me”.
2017 USPA AWARDS
Male Vocalist – Andy Bojczuk (The Knewz)
Female Vocalist – Stacey Morris (Nu-Tones)
Song of the Year – “Dance All Night” The DynaBrass
Recording of the Year – “Dance All Night” The DynaBrass
Band of the Year – Polka Country Musicians
IJ/DJ of the Year – Todd Zaganiacz (Polka Jammer Network/WHMP/WERG)
New Horizon Award – Johnathan Fomenko (Amherst, NY)
President’s Award – Paul Kuhar (Michigan)
Junior Miss USPA – Audrey Beatrice Kaye
Teen Miss USPA – Emma Bogdon
Lifetime Achievement (Living) – Randy Koslosky (PA)
Lifetime Achievement (Deceased) – Johnny Libera (MA)
2 IPA Awards
Dance All Night wins Polish Style Song and Polish Style Polka Recording of the Year
Toledo, OH, April 25, 2018: The DynaBrass has won the 2017 International Polka Association (IPA) Award in 2 categories; Polish Style Song of the Year and Polish Style Polka Recording of the Year.
The awards will be presented at the annual IPA Awards Banquet on Saturday September 1, 2018 in Cheektowaga, NY.
Visit the IPA Website for more details.
3 USPA Award Nominations
Dance All Night nominated for song and recording of the year
Toledo, OH, March 12, 2018: The DynaBrass has been nominated for the 2017 United States Polka Association (USPA) Awards in 3 categories; Band of the Year, Song of the Year and Recording of the Year.
The award recipients will be announced at the USPA Awards Banquet on Saturday May 27, 2018 in Independence, OH.
Dance All Night
DynaBrass releases new CD on TOPOMO Records
Toledo, OH, June 15, 2017: TOPOMO Records is excited to announce the release of “Dance All Night” a new full length recording by The DynaBrass. This new CD was recorded at PowerBox Studio in Ridgeville Corners, Ohio.
This new CD is a collection of 15 songs, a dozen polkas, two obereks and a waltz. This studio project features 10 songs never previously recorded by a polka band, including 7 originals by The DynaBrass, which gives this recording a fresh new sound. You will certainly find some polka favorites on this disc, such as “Playboy Polka”, “Out Til Dawn”, “Please Stop The World”, “Left Handed Oberek” and “Another Good Old Polka Medley”.
The title song “Dance All Night” has a very catchy melody with some built-in crowd participation. Based on early responses from live performances, “Dance All Night” is destined to be a fan favorite.
Joe Zalewski and Ted Lange teamed up for several original songs including “Follow Me To The Party”, “You Are Always With Me”, “A Bottle of Red Oberek”, “Hands Of Time” and the new DynaBrass break song “Follow Me To The Bar”, which is guaranteed to leave you walking away singing Bar, Bar, Bar, Bar. AJ Zalewski worked with Ted and Joe to pen another original (his first) entitled “A Simple Love”.
Other songs that will grab your attention include Dale Kivinen’s rendition of the Tracy Bird hit “Holdin’ Heaven, an Alabama classic, “Old Flame” and Isla Grant’s “An Accordion Started to Play Waltz”.
How to Purchase the CD: Anyone interested in purchasing the new DynaBrass CD can do so by mailing a check payable to "TOPOMO Records" c/o Joe Zalewski, 5524 Ginger Tree Lane, Toledo, OH 43623. The “Dance All Night” CD’s are $18 each and the price includes shipping and handling.
DynaBrass nominated for 2016 USPA Song Of The Year
Toledo, OH, March 6, 2016: The DynaBrass " And The Road Begins" has been nominated for the United States Polka Association (USPA) 2016 Song Of The Year. The award recipients will be announced at the USPA Awards Banquet on Saturday May 28, 2017 in Independence, OH. For more information on USPA Award Nominees, please visit the USPA website at www.uspapolka.com/uspa-nominees