State Academy of Applied Sciences in Nysa presents: Singing & Swinging. Out on 24 May 2023.

The album "Singing & Swinging" comprises the greatest hits of American swing music, popularized by artists such as Frank Sinatra or Michael Buble and such big bands as the Count Basie Orchestra or the Quincy Jones Orchestra, performed by students, graduates and lecturers of the Jazz Department of the State Academy of Applied Sciences (PANS) in Nysa, conduceted by Piotr Schmidt. The album is out on May 24, 2023.

The Jazz Department of PANS in Nysa was established in 2008. It is a modern, dynamic center with an excellent staff of valued musicians, theoreticians, music producers and sound engineers. This place is absolutely unique. The faculty building is fully adapted to conduct music classes and equipped with modern infrastructure. There is a club/concert hall, a recording studio, a music production studio, a sound production laboratory and a workshop with Orff instruments.

Guest singers on the album include: Judyta Pisarczyk and Daniel Cebula-Orynicz - both acclaimed graduates of the Faculty of Jazz in Nysa. Solos are performed by Jakub Mizeracki, Szymon Klekowicki and Piotr Schmidt.

The music producers are Piotr Schmidt and Maciej Prokopowicz (lecturer of the Sound Production class), who is also responsible for the mix and mastering.

The album is released by the PANS Publishing House in cooperation with SJRecords.

Big Band Wydziału Jazzu PANS w Nysie
conductor: Piotra Schmidta

"Singing & Swinging"


• Judyta Pisarczyk (04, 06)
• Daniel Cebula-Orynicz (01, 08)
• Kinga Hyra (02, 07)
• Angelika Kaschuba (03)
• Kamil Klimek (03)

• 1’st – Paweł Siembieda (02,04,05)
• 1’st – Łukasz Folwarczny (01,03,06,07,08)
• 2’nd – Roman Backovsky
• 3’rd – Piotr Schmidt (Solos: 05, 07)
• 4’th – Michał Kurda

• 1’st alto – Angelika Kaschuba
• 2’nd alto – Karol Czech
• 1’st tenor – Jakub Krasoń
• 2’nd tenor – Marcin Trędowski
• baritone sax – Franciszek Hajduk

• 1’st – Olof Knockenhauer
• 2’nd – Szymon Klekowicki (Solo: 07)
• 3’rd – Florian Jendrosek
• 4’th – Filip Czank

Rhythm Section:
• Grand Piano – Przemysław Raminiak (01, 02, 03), Ireneusz Krosny (07),
Paweł Ramilowski (04, 05, 06, 08)
• Double Bass – Roman Chraniuk (02, 03, 05, 07)
• Bass guitar – Arkady Ptak (06), Michał Woźniak (01, 04, 08)
• Guitar – Jakub Mizeracki (01, 05, 07, 08; Solos: 01, 05), Grzegorz Ciesielczyk (02, 03, 04, 06)
• Drums – Aleksander Burczyk


1. Come Fly With Me (Jimmy Van Heusen / Sammy Cahn)
2. Best Is Yet To Come (Cy Coleman / Leigh Carolyn)
3. I Wont Dance (Jerome Kern / Dorothy Fields, Jimmy McHugh)
4. More (Riz Ortolani, Nino Oliviero / Norman Newell, Marcello Ciorciolini)
5. In a Mellow Tone (Duke Ellington)
6. I Believe In You (Frank Loesser / Kobalt Music Publishing Ltd.)
7. Have You Met Miss Jones (Richard Rogers / Lorenz Hart)
8. I’ve Got You Under My Skin (Cole Porter / Warner Chappell & Co., Inc.)
Utwory na tej płycie pochodzą z repertuaru takich artystów jak:
Frank Sinatra / Count Basie Orchestra oraz Michael Buble.

Produced by PANS w Nysie
Executive production: Piotr Schmidt
Music production: Piotr Schmidt, Maciej Prokopowicz
Cover design: Tomasz Olszewski
Inside photos: Łukasz Bressa, Przemysław Mucha
Mixed and mastered by Maciej Prokopowicz in Nysa
Sound Engineer: Maciej Prokopowicz
Recorded in December 2022 – April 2023 in PANS (Nysa).