Big Band Ballroom Dance Week-ends
bySouthern Rhapsody Dance Society

Bobby Layne Orchestra

Bobby Layne

Bobby Layne
and his Orchestra
 with featured vocalist
Trudy DuMay 

 For an explosive evening of show and dance, don't miss the Bobby Layne Orchestra with featured vocalist Trudy Dumay.

Bobby Layne & his Orchestra perform about 200 nights every year, traveling throughout the U.S. (including Hawaii), Canada and the Caribbean. Their music bridges the generations from the 1930's to the present: swing, tangos, sambas, waltzes, show tunes and a bit of rock. For dancers and listeners alike, the Bobby Layne Orchestra with featured vocalist Trudy DuMay delivers an entertainment experience you won't forget.

Bobby Layne has been featured in national publications, appeared on radio and TV, and has won all kinds of national awards for his outstanding performances. Bobby's career began in high school where he formed a 7-piece band. Later he joined the 43rd Army Band. Bobby Layne has been featured in national publications, appeared on radio and TV, and has won all kinds of national awards for his outstanding performances. His popular band grew to 11 pieces and during the mid-70's, he added vocalist Trudy Dumay. At age 12, Trudy was already performing in the Lincoln & Omaha area. She has now celebrated over 37 years in the entertainment business! Frequently featured with the University of Nebraska Jazz Band, she won the prestigious Jazz Symphonia Vocalist Award in 1967.PresSealBlack

Presidential Kudos to Bobby!

"I am delighted to commend you for providing forty years of musical entertainment to appreciative audiences. Under your leadership, the Bobby Layne Orchestra has become one of the premier Big Bands in America today, performing with many distinguished artists. You can take great pride in your contribution to our nation's rich musical heritage. Congratulations on your accomplishment and best wishes for your future endeavors."

                             Bill Clinton, President of the United States

 

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Pictured t at the Southern Rhapsody 2006 Indianapolis dance.

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