Bob is a resident of Yorkville, IL. Degrees in Marketing and Bus.Ad, Elmhurst College. Attended the University of Chicago. Bob has worked with many well known musicians including Bunky Green, John Klemmer, Oscar Brashear, Don Rader, and Jerry Mulligan. Bob currently arranges and writes original music for several film production houses including Flat Broke Films, Ltd UK. http://www.flat-brokefilms.co.uk/ and Stick Around Films, Ltd www.stickaroundfilms.co.uk in addition to serving the US markets.

Some of Bob's music and arrangements can be heard at http://soundcloud.com/bobrutkas/

Our Next Gig.....

Saturday, Aug 26, 2017

5 to 7:00pm Visit the Historial Farnsworth House and enjoy the 21 piece Yorkville Big Band performing an outdoor concert of the music of the era of the construction of the famous international glass house.

Farnsworth Glass House, Plano, Il. Go to their website for more information.



Thursday, Aug. 31, 2017

Beecher Park free concert for seniors. 


Monthly Big Band Dance

Sun, September 17, 2017


Yorkville Am. Legion
9054 E Veterans Pkwy
Yorkville, IL
Dance Lesson: 6-7pm
Big Band: 7-9pm


Watch Online at FVTV!

Cable TV Ch 17

Every Friday night 6:30pm




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