The Ray Herbeck Los Angeles Swing Band Collection consists of original scores and various chart arrangements, band photographs,
concert reviews, recording and performance contracts, advertisements, and more.
Ray Herbeck (1910-1989) was born in Los Angeles and attended USC in the early 1930s. He formed his band in 1935, and over
the next 20 years performed at nearly every major ballroom of that era. During WWII he made over 300 USO camp show appearances.
His numerous recordings were issued on Vocalion, Columbia, and OKeh Records.
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