Eric Miller, Jazz Producer and Record Executive, Dies at 75

Eric Miller

Eric Miller, a longtime A&R executive and jazz producer, died Saturday of an apparent heart attack at his Los Angeles home, his daughter Julie told The Hollywood Reporter. He was 75.

Miller was a close friend and protege of Norman Granz, the founder of Verve Records and the pioneer of the famed Jazz at the Philharmonic jam sessions. He worked with the celebrated jazz impresario on concert tours and recording projects and helped him launch Pablo Records in 1972.