Klay Shroedel

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Klay Shroedel (born May 9, 1966 in Bayreuth, Germany) is a German–American musician, music producer, and film producer. He is the CEO of West Coast Film Partners.[1]

Early life[edit]

Shroedel took to music at an early age studying drums and piano as well as musical composition. He has a BS in Economics, M.A. in Music, and A.D. of Psychology.


Shroedel started as a studio and touring musician as well as a music conductor and orchestrator. He's known for working with many top recording artists, including Michael Jackson, Seal, Michael Sembello,[2] Celine Dion and Frank Sinatra, to name a few. He also produced the Baywatch theme song "I'm Always Here"[3][4] for Jimi Jamison[1] [2], lead singer of Survivor Survivor (band) de:Survivor (Band). Shroedel has worked on over 60 motion picture projects including Titanic, Batman Returns, Independence Day and Terminator 3: Rise of the Machines.

He has negotiated and managed licensing agreements for the motion pictures:

Internationally he has successfully implemented master use, sync, broadcast, licensing and buy-out agreements for various entertainment based properties in Japan, China, the UK, France, Italy and Russia.

Shroedel is currently financing and producing feature films. Furthermore, he has co-written, performed and produced all music for the musical extravaganza Uprising – the Musical.[4] together with Academy Award Nominee Bobby Hart [5] and songwriter Barry Richards.


As producer:


Shroedel has resided in Hollywood, California since 1986.


  1. ^ "Klay Shroedel, CEO". West Coast Film Partners website.
  2. ^ "Klay Shroedel discography". ShowMeHowToPlay.com.
  3. ^ "I'm Always Here". SwissCharts.com.
  4. ^ "Klay Shroedel". ArtistDirect.com.
  5. ^ "Wishmaster". IMDbPro.
  6. ^ "The Substitute 2: School's Out". IMDbPro.