The Jimmy Dorsey Orchestra™ Productions

Directed by David Pruyn with featured vocalist, Michele James-Pruyn

America’s Hits on Parade

Enjoy an evening of America’s Hits that inspired many of the greatest recordings ever made. A memory of these songs touched our deepest feelings in a way no other songs have or ever will…

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Sinatra Through the Years

The vocal legend of all times started as a singer in the most popular time of the Big Band Era – which was a dream come true for Frank Sinatra. He was at center stage during one of the most exciting times in modern music…

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The Christmas Gift

T’is the season to be jolly – and to be entertained with a holiday performance of “A Christmas Gift” featuring the Jimmy Dorsey Orchestra and the Pied Pipers. Many of your…

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The Jimmy Dorsey Orchestra™

Jimmy’s musical training began when he was a young boy in Pennsylvania. Along with his brother Tommy, the talented young musicians joined Paul Whiteman’s Orchestra and at the same time…

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David Pruyn
Director

Comes into this position as leader of the fabulous Jimmy Dorsey OrchestraTM from a lifetime in music. The son of professional musicians and a New Orleans native, began his career at the age of 11 as a circus drummer working for his bandleader Dad.

Michele James-Pruyn
Featured Vocalist

Continues the legendary class and style as the featured vocalist with The Jimmy Dorsey OrchestraTM. Michele’s wonderfully varied career began at the age of 15 and has taken her to venues all over the United States including the White House and Disney World.

The History of our Beloved Jimmy Dorsey

Also well known as the “Juke Box King”

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Jimmy’s musical training began when he was a young boy in Pennsylvania. Along with his brother Tommy, the talented young musicians joined Paul Whiteman’s Orchestra and at the same time they were recording many records under the billing “The Dorsey Brothers Orchestra”. Their band continued through the early thirties until a dispute over a tempo of a song separated the brothers for decades.

Jimmy found himself an instant leader of the band that became the birth of the Jimmy Dorsey OrchestraTM. His records sold well in the thirties, but as the forties got under way it was apparent that Jimmy and his band had jumped to the top of the charts. Jimmy had so many hits that he was known as the “Juke Box King”, which made him the biggest success story of the time. Over the years, Jimmy had many other hit…

Listen to What We do Best

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What our Audience has to Say

Reviews from our audience

  • “The Event was great! And the Orchestra was fantastic. David and Michele were amazing!”

    Tony Rona Barrett Foundation
  • “The Jimmy Dorsey Orchestra still Swings! For some, it’s a memory faded with age, but brought back to life with the simple recall of the melody. It’s a link to a bygone age, at time romanticized by more than seven (7) decades. But for those in the audience tonight, it was a brand new, exciting experience of great music”.

    Linda S. New Brunswick, NJ
  • “My husband and I were celebrating our 50th Anniversary and were thrilled to get tickets to see the Jimmy Dorsey Orchestra. This is a Big Band experience you will not want to miss!”

    Janie and Tom Auburn, WA

A memorable experience for the whole audience

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