Brass Connection has been around since 1980. The first edition
of TBC was lead by Rich Benkowski. The band was made of a group of musicians
that formed their own band after playing with Bruno Mikos and the Harmony
During the early years, TBC was known for their cutting edge style and
pioneered much of the sound that has become what we know Chicago-style
polka music to be today.
new generation, has been together since 1990 under the leadership of
Frankie Liszka. This latest edition of T.B.C. has released nine new
recordings to date. The band performs regularly at all major polka festivals
throughout the country and our endeavours have taken us to 14 states
and 2 countries.
of TBC is a fine tuned version of those early years, combining familiar
melodies with new, all delivered with that distinctive TBC sound.
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out and about.