Jerry Layne, originally from Grottoes, Virginia, started playing piano at the age of 9. His first performance was at his elementary school at the age of 10.
After graduating high school, Jerry moved to Nashville, playing with acts such as Scooter Lee, Billy Crash Craddock, and The Smith Sisters. While in Nashville, he also offered studio sessions and free-lance gigs. Jerry signed a record deal with Jordash Records, landing 4 songs on the Country Christian Contemporary Charts, with one song going #1 on the charts.
Jerry and his wife Kim moved from Tennessee to Myrtle Beach in 2013, where he had a solo career at 88’s Piano Bar and became known as Myrtle Beach’s Piano Man. Jerry is also the proud father of 6 and is now enjoying every minute of being the piano player at the Greg Rowles Legacy Theatre.