Ray Vasquez started in the 40’s & 50’s big
band, Jazz & Latin Jazz era
from Watts, Los Angeles California.
recorded his album “In the Still of the Night”
with George Hernandez and Oliver Berliner in
1959 with a 14 piece orchestra on RCA VICTOR
Ray Vasquez worked with Musicians Horace
Heidt, Charlie Barnet, Bobby Sherwood, Perez
Prado, Lennie Niehaus, Paul
Lopez, Manny Lopez, Chico Sesma, Anthony
Ortega (his cousin), Phil Carreón, Lionel
Hampton, & Don Tosti.
After the big band era, Ray Vasquez uses
professional aka Ray Victor after graduating
Pasadena Playhouse Theater