Erik Zobler


Oral History Information

Erik Zobler was passionate about sound and music from an early age and seemed destined to carve out a career surrounded by other passionate music makers.  As a studio engineer and producer, Erik’s long list of credits includes assisting Bruce Swedien on Michael Jackson’s Off The Wall album, as engineer on albums by Miles Davis, Natalie Cole, Anita Baker, Stanley Clarke, Ramsey Lewis and mixing for the Footloose movie soundtrack.  Erik’s long association and friendship with George Duke resulted in some of the jazzman’s greatest work including the albums Dream On, Snapshot and In a Mellow Tone.  Erik’s knowledge of the process of music making has clearly played a role in assisting performers to do just that!