RockArbor Music


RockArbor Recording Studio is owned and operated by national Addy and ASCAP award winning producer Stephen Bigger. His original scores may be heard on television series such as American Pickers, Animal Planet, and Discovery.

We’ve been providing cutting edge media to businesses and musical artists since 1996. Founded in Nashville, TN- RockArbor Music moved to Santa Cruz, CA in 2007 to take advantage of the inspiring beauty, incredibly creative local, world class talent, and of course, the weather!

RockArbor Music specializes in audio services from advertising clients to singer/songwriters and everything audio in between. Album project recording, precision editing, mastering, and artist development are among our strengths. We pride ourselves in helping you get your best performance out to the world.

Your music deserves to stand above the crowd. Great recordings are more than the gear. The people who work for you make the difference. Check out the world class musicians and singers who make up the RockArbor Musical Family.

Features include ProTools 10 HD, lots of great mics and plenty of gear to make your project sound amazing!

Gear List



ProTools 10 HD
Logic X
Digital Performer
Universal Audio Mic Preamps


UAD2 Plugins with AKG BX20 Reverbs, Ocean Way, Classic Compressors, Waves Complete Plugins, Izotope, Vintage Warmer, Guitar Rig Pro

Virtual Instruments

Vienna Ensemble Pro, Ivory Grand Piano, Omnisphere, Mach 5
Kontakt with Una Corda, Studio Drummer, Session Strings, Rise&Hits, BFD Drummer, Studio Drummer, Xpand

Studio Instruments

Yamaha Motif ES 88, Hammond SK1 B3, Custom Leslie, Privia 560 88, Taylor Acoustic Guitar 616ce, Gibson SG, Bass Amp

Studio Rates

We have package song rates and discounts on full projects. Please email for rates and availability.

Meet the RockArbor
Recording Studio Staff

RockArbor Studio


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