A double bassist, bassist, record producer and composer. A graduate of Karol Szymanowski Academy of Music in Katowice. In 1999 he was invited to collaborate with Janusz Muniak and from then on he began to perform on Polish and external music stages as a double bass player. In 2001 with Jan Smoczyński’s band he won first prize and individual honour at International Contest Jazz Juniors in Krakow. In 2002 he joined Michał Urbaniak’s band with which he played in Poland, the Czech Republic, the USA, Canada and China.
Meanwhile, he became a team member of Zbigniew Namysłowski’s quartet and quintet with which he was on concert tours across Germany, Romania, Bulgaria and the Republic of South Africa. From 2002 to 2005 Krzysztof Pacan was collaborating with the trio of Joachim Mencel, Sławek Jaskułke and Jan Smoczyński, and with Jerzy Małek’s and Jacek Kochan’s bands, with whom he was recording and performing in Poland and foreign countries (for instance, Sweden, Israel, Austria, Great Britain, France and Ukraine).
From 2007 to 2015 he was playing with Andrzej Smolik’s bands. In 2009 they went on concert tour entitled ''Peyotl'' together with Tomasz Stańko. In 2008 he created a band called JUNE with Jan Smoczyński and Robert Cichy – the album “That’s what I like” was nominated for Fryderyk award in 2009 in New Face of Phonography category. Also, they performed at Open'er Festival, Orange Warsaw Festival, Coke Live Festival, Gdańsk Dźwiga Muzę and Męskie Granie.
In 2010 he permanently joined Urszula Dudziak’s band with whom he was giving concerts during many prestigious jazz festivals in Poland, such as Jazz Jamboree, Solidarity Of Arts in Gdańsk with Bobby McFerrin and Izmir European Jazz Festival in Turkey.
In 2011 there was the premiere of his first proprietary album ''Facing The Challenge'' and it was nominated for Fryderyk award 2011 in Jazz Debut of The Year category. Along with Jan Smoczyński, Nikola Kołodziejczyk, Radek Nowicki, Jerzy Małek, Arek Skolik and Sebastian Frankiewicz he gave plenty of concerts to promote the album.
Also in 2011, he became the leader of Mika Urbaniak’s band, with whom he was playing until 2013 and from 2014 he has been a member of Monika Borzym’s group, with which he has performed at many Polish jazz festivals. Due to the fact that Urszula Dudziak was awarded by UNESCO, he played in Sao Paulo, Brazil in 2015 and in Paris in February 2016.
He composed and produced music with Marta Zalewska for Gala Mistrzów Sportu 2015 broadcast on polish television.
In 2017 he gave masterclass during the "Bass&Beat" international festival in Wroclaw, Poland.
Krzysztof Pacan also collaborated with Ania Rusowicz, Ania Dąbrowska, Natalia Przybysz, Skubas, Tymon Tymański, Makaruk, Piotr Baron, Dorota Miśkiewicz, Henryk Miśkiewicz’s band Full Drive,Toxic Sound Piotr Wyleżoł's, Aga Zaryan, DJ Krim, Marcelina, Sławek Uniatowski, Kasia Mirowska, Buffo Theatre, Ted Novak, Deus Meus band, Basia Flow-Adamczyk, Olga Boczar,Basia Flow Adamczyk, Marta Zalewska, Anna Wyszkoni.
In 2018 he will release his second solo album.