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DynaBrass New Song Release 

3rd song from "Ten and Five" album released 

Toledo, OH, April 8, 2024:  The first two (2) songs from the “Ten And Five” Album “I Got My Baby Back” and “Pickles and Peppers” were released on March 11, 2024. The 3rd song is “Lucky Lips” which is officially released as of today. 


The new DynaBrass music is available through the various online streaming services, including but not limited to, iTunes, Spotify, YouTube Music, etc.

Attention Polka DJ's, IJ's and Promoters...


Toledo, OH, February 21, 2024: The DynaBrass has recently completed a new recording project at Peppermint Studios entitled "Ten And Five" on ToPoMo Records. This is an extended play album which is comprised of six (6) songs. The songs will be released as singles over the next several months.


The songs of "Ten And Five" will be released digitally in the form of .WAV and .MP3 files. Compact Discs (CD's) will not be available. Public consumption of the new DynaBrass music will be available through the various online streaming services, including but not limited to, iTunes, Spotify, YouTube Music, etc.


For Polka DJ's, IJ's and Promoters, ToPoMo Records will make the songs available for download via a secure DropBox folder. As the songs are released, email notifications will be sent. In addition to the song downloads, additional information about the recording will be available in PDF format. To obtain access, please provide your information and request access via an email to jzalewskitpm@msn.com

Latest DynaBrass Album available...

DynaBrass Receives Three USPA Polka Music Award Nominations

2022 Band, Song and Recording  of the Year

Toledo, OH, April 24, 2023:  The DynaBrass has been nominated for the United States Polka Association (USPA) Polka Music Award in three (3) categories; 2022 Band of the Year,  2022 Song of the Year “Some Nights” and 2022 Recording of the Year “All In!”. 

Joe Zalewski Elected to IPA Polka Music Hall Of Fame
International Polka Association Announces 2024 Hall of Fame Class and Annual Polka Music Awards

Chicago, IL, March 23, 2024:  The IPA is proud to announce the results of the annual election conducted by the Academy of Electors and Trustees that determines the 2024 Hall of Fame selectees and winners of the 2023 Polka Music Awards. 

The following candidates will be inducted into the IPA Polka Music Hall of Fame:
Living Category: Rich Bernier, Joe Zalewski, John Zelasko
Deceased Category: Dan Gury
Pioneer Category: Peter Wendinger

The 2023 IPA Polka Music Award Winners are:
Favorite Polish Style Band: Lenny Gomulka and Chicago Push
Favorite Polish Style Male Vocalist: Lenny Gomulka
Favorite Polish Style Female Vocalist: Dee-Dee Ogrodny
Favorite Polish Style Album: Better Things To Come by Polka Country Musicians
Favorite Polish Style Song: Pool Party by Polka Country Musicians
Favorite International Style Band: Alex Meixner Band
Favorite International Style Male Vocalist: Ted Lange
Favorite International Style Female Vocalist: Mollie Busta Lange
Favorite International Style Album: 70th Birthday - 3rd in the Trilogy - Fred Ziwich and his International Sound Machine
Favorite International Style Song: There’s Music In Every Heart - Fred Ziwich and his International Sound Machine
Joe Jozwiak Award: Raymond Kanoza
Leon Kozicki Trustees Award:   Nick DeSebastiano

Be part of polka history by attending the IPA Hall of Fame and Music Awards Banquet on August 31st, 2024, during the 56th Annual IPA Festival and Convention at the DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Pittsburgh-Cranberry this Labor Day weekend. Visit www.ipapolkas.com for more details.

DynaBrass Receives USPA Polka Music Award 

"Some Nights" is the 2022 Song  of the Year

Toledo, OH, May 27, 2023:  The DynaBrass has won the 2022 Song of the Year for its recording “Some Nights” which features Chase Mackiewicz on vocals. The immensely popular song has been a fan favorite since its release. The DynaBrass was also nominated for the United States Polka Association (USPA) Polka Music Award in two (2) other categories; 2022 Band of the Year and 2022 Recording of the Year “All In!”. Congratulations to all of the USPA award winners and nominees.

Toledo, OH, May 13, 2022:  TOPOMO Records is excited to announce the release of “ALL IN!” a new full length recording by The DynaBrass. This new Album was engineered by Gary Rhamy and recorded at Peppermint Productions in Youngstown, Ohio.

“ALL IN!” is a collection of 15 songs, thirteen polkas, a waltz and an oberek. Following a similar formula as the previous IPA & USPA award winning album, “20/20 Polkas”... read the full press release at dynabrassnews.com/all-in/

SIP SHINE Presents The DynaBrass "LIVE" 
Exclusive Virtual Premiere Performance of the "20/20 Polkas" album performed "LIVE" in its entirety. 
...watch it "On Demand" on YouTube - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CO1Duhm2QYc

International Polka Association (IPA) Virtual Festival
​...watch it "On Demand" on YouTube - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=J2zzTDuqiAw

DynaBrass,  Front L to R: Paul Krywy, Bob Naessens, Bernie Gorak III., Back L to R: Chase Mackiewicz,  Joe Zalewski, Chris Hedrich

DynaBrass Nominated For USPA Award

2023 Band of the Year Category

Toledo, OH, April 6, 2024:  The DynaBrass has been nominated for the United States Polka Association (USPA) Polka Music Award in the 2022 Band of the Year category. The USPA Convention and Festival will be held May 24, 25, 26, 2024 at the Crowne Plaza Ballroom in Middleburgh Heights, Ohio. For more details visit the USPA website at  www.uspapolka.com

Joe Zalewski Selected for USPA Lifetime Achievement Award
United States Polka Association announces 2024 Awards

Cleveland, OH, March 18, 2024:  The USPA Executive Board and Directors are pleased to announce the following awards to be presented at our Annual Polka Music Awards Banquet on Saturday, May 25th 2024.


Lifetime Achievement Award - Joe Zalewski
Presidents Award - “Big Dan” Kwiatkowski
New Horizon Award - Stasio Stetar


The USPA Convention and Festival will be held May 24, 25, 26, 2024 at the Crowne Plaza Ballroom in Middleburgh Heights, Ohio. For more details visit the USPA website at  www.uspapolka.com

- Unknown Polka Artist

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