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Gavin Lurssen is a mastering engineer. He owns Lurssen Mastering in Hollywood, California.Lurssen's Grammy Award–winning work includes Raising Sand , a collaborative album featuring Alison Krauss and Robert Plant, and the soundtrack for the Coen Brothers film, O Brother, Where Art Thou? . He has also mastered recordings by Tom Waits, Sheryl Crow, Loretta Lynn, Matchbox Twenty, T-Bone Burnett, Jennette McCurdy and many others. Lurssen is an alumnus of Berklee College of Music.
This is a partial discography of recordings mastered by Gavin Lurssen.
|1993||I'm Alive||Jackson Browne|
|1993||Stepping Out||Diana Krall|
|1994||I Love Everybody||Lyle Lovett|
|1994||Jamie Walters||Jamie Walters|
|1995||Leo Kottke Live||Leo Kottke|
|1995||Only Trust Your Heart||Diana Krall|
|1995||Feels Like Home||Linda Ronstadt|
|1995||Evil Stig||Evil Stig|
|1996||Looking East||Jackson Browne|
|1996||Peace on Earth||Kitarō|
|1996||Sell, Sell, Sell||David Gray|
|1996||That's Right||George Benson|
|1996||Rockin' down the Highway: The Wildlife Concert||The Doobie Brothers|
|1996||This Conversation Seems Like a Dream||Kip Winger|
|1996||Acoustic Traveller||John McEuen|
|1996||En Pleno Vuelo||Marco Antonio Solís|
|1997||More Best of Leonard Cohen||Leonard Cohen|
|1997||When the Bough Breaks||Bill Ward|
|1997||Last of the Sharpshooters||Down by Law|
|1997||Plastique Valentine||The Humpers|
|1998||Live at the Roxy||Social Distortion|
|1998||Transcendental Highway||Colin Hay|
|1998||Walking in Avalon||Christopher Cross|
|1998||The Living End||The Living End|
|1998||No Substance||Bad Religion|
|1998||Guilty 'til Proved Innocent!||The Specials|
|1998||Waste of Mind||Zebrahead|
|1999||The Fundamental Elements of Southtown||P.O.D.|
|1999||Fire in the City of Automatons||No Knife|
|1999||Edge of Forever||Lynyrd Skynyrd|
|1999||Brave New World||Styx|
|1999||Meson Ray||The Ernies|
|1999||Live at The Woodlands||Crystal Lewis|
|2000||The New America||Bad Religion|
|2000||U.S. Crush||U.S. Crush|
|2000||Christmas Time Again||Lynyrd Skynyrd|
|2000||Holiday! A Collection of Christmas Classics||Crystal Lewis|
|2000||Playmate of the Year||Zebrahead|
|2001||Just Like Gravity||CPR|
|2001||Beautiful Midnight||Matthew Good Band|
|2001||Fan Dance||Sam Phillips|
|2002||Blood Money||Tom Waits|
|2002||Light a Match, For I Deserve to Burn||The Beautiful Mistake|
|2002||Santa Claus Lane||Hilary Duff|
|2002||Andalucia||Tito & Tarantula|
|2003||Diamonds On the Inside||Ben Harper|
|2004||Real Gone||Tom Waits|
|2006||Peeping Tom||Peeping Tom|
|2007||Exile on Mainstream||Matchbox Twenty|
|2007||Raising Sand||Allison Krause/Robert Plant||Grammy Award (Album of the Year, Record of the Year)|
|2008||Approaching Normal||Blue October|
|2009||Songs for a Breakup, Vol. 1||Fitz and The Tantrums|
|2010||The Union||Elton John/Leon Russell|
|2013||Dimensionaut||Sound of Contact|
|2013||...Like Clockwork||Queens of the Stone Age|
|2014||Sonic Highways||Foo Fighters|
|2015||B||Diamante Eléctrico||Latin Grammy Award (Best Rock Album)|
|2016||A Sailor's Guide to Earth||Sturgill Simpson||Grammy Award (Best Country Album)|
|2016||Money Monster||Henry Jackman/Dominic Lewis|
|2016||Kung Fu Panda 3||Hans Zimmer|
|2015||Creed (soundtrack)||Ludwig Göransson|
|2015||Kingsman: The Secret Service (soundtrack)||Henry Jackman/Matthew Margeson|
|2013||Inside Llewyn Davis (soundtrack)||Various Artists|
|2013||Pacific Rim (soundtrack)||Ramin Djawadi|
|2012||The Hunger Games: Songs from District 12 and Beyond||Various Artists|
|2011||Cars 2||Michael Giacchino|
|2008||Slumdog Millionaire (soundtrack)||A. R. Rahman||Academy Award (Best Song and Best Soundtrack)|
|2008||A Perfect Place||Mike Patton|
|2007||Good Luck Chuck||Various Artists|
|2006||Cars (soundtrack)||Various Artists|
|2005||Transamerica (soundtrack)||Various Artists||Academy Award (Best Song)|
|2004||The Ladykillers||Various Artists|
|2003||Cold Mountain (soundtrack)||Various Artists||Academy Award Nominee (Best Original Score)|
|2003||A Mighty Wind||Various Artists||Academy Award Nominee (Best Song)|
|2002||The Santa Clause 2||Various Artists|
|2002||Lizzie McGuire (soundtrack)||Various Artists|
|2000||O Brother, Where Art Thou? (soundtrack)||Various Artists|
|2000||Coyote Ugly||Various Artists|
|1996||James and the Giant Peach||Randy Newman|
|1993||Bridge over Troubled Water||Simon & Garfunkel||MasterSound Edition|
|1994||What's Going On||Marvin Gaye||Motown Master Series|
|1994||Friday Night in San Francisco||Al Di Meola, John McLaughlin, Paco de Lucía||MasterSound Edition|
|1994||Couldn't Stand the Weather||Stevie Ray Vaughan and Double Trouble||MasterSound Edition|
|1994||Wish You Were Here||Pink Floyd||MasterSound Edition|
|1994||In Our Lifetime||Marvin Gaye||Motown Master Series|
|1994||Blow by Blow||Jeff Beck||MasterSound Edition|
|1994||Stevie Wonder Presents: Syreeta||Syreeta Wright|
|1995||Farmer's Market Barbecue||The Count Basie Big Band|
|1995||Basie Jam||Count Basie|
|1995||Pickin' the Blues||Doc Watson and Merle Watson|
|1995||Silk Degrees||Boz Scaggs||MasterSound Edition|
|1998||I Want You||Marvin Gaye|
|1998||Trouble Man||Marvin Gaye|
|1998||Let's Get It On||Marvin Gaye|
|2003||Paid in Full||Eric B. & Rakim||Deluxe Edition|
|2005||Follow the Leader||Eric B. & Rakim||Expanded Edition|
|2005||Endtroducing.....||DJ Shadow||Deluxe Edition|
|2005||Hellbilly Deluxe||Rob Zombie||Deluxe Edition|
|2008||Whoa, Nelly!||Nelly Furtado||Special Edition|
|2009||Let Love Rule||Lenny Kravitz||20th Anniversary Deluxe Edition|
|1993||Crimson and Blue||Phil Keaggy|
|1995||I Just Wasn't Made for These Times||Brian Wilson|
|1995||Go to the Top||Hitomi|
|1996||The Road to Ensenada||Lyle Lovett|
The 44th Annual Grammy Awards were held on February 27, 2002 at the Staples Center in Los Angeles, California. The main recipient was Alicia Keys, winning five Grammys, including Best New Artist and Song of the Year for "Fallin'". U2 won four awards including Record of the Year and Best Rock Album. while opening the show with a performance of "Walk On".
O Brother, Where Art Thou? is the soundtrack album of music from the 2000 American film of the same name, written, directed and produced by the Coen Brothers and starring George Clooney, John Turturro, Tim Blake Nelson, and John Goodman.
The Grammy Award for Album of the Year is presented by the National Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences of the United States to "honor artistic achievement, technical proficiency and overall excellence in the recording industry, without regard to album sales, chart position, or critical reception." Album of the Year is the most prestigious award category at the Grammys, and it is one of the general field awards alongside Best New Artist, Record of the Year and Song of the Year, presented annually since the 1st Grammy Awards in 1959. According to the 54th Grammy Awards description guide, the award is presented:
For albums containing at least 51% playing time of new vocal or instrumental recordings. Award to Artist(s) and to Featured Artist(s), Songwriter(s) of new material, Producer(s), Recording Engineer(s), Mixer(s) and Mastering Engineer(s) credited with at least 33% playing time of the album, if other than Artist.
Alison Maria Krauss is an American bluegrass-country singer and musician. She entered the music industry at an early age, winning local contests by the age of 10 and recording for the first time at 14. She signed with Rounder Records in 1985 and released her first solo album in 1987. She was invited to join the band with which she still performs, Alison Krauss and Union Station, and later released her first album with them as a group in 1989.
"I'll Fly Away" is a hymn written in 1929 by Albert E. Brumley and published in 1932 by the Hartford Music company in a collection titled Wonderful Message. Brumley's writing was influenced by the 1924 secular ballad, "The Prisoner's Song".
Gerald Calvin "Jerry" Douglas is an American resonator guitar and lap steel guitar player and record producer.
The Grass Is Blue is the thirty-seventh solo studio album by American singer-songwriter Dolly Parton. It was released on October 26, 1999, by Sugar Hill and Blue Eye Records. The album won a Grammy for Best Bluegrass Album and "Travelin' Prayer" was nominated for Best Female Country Vocal Performance.
Ronald Franklin Block is an American banjo player, guitarist, and singer-songwriter, best known as a member of the bluegrass band Alison Krauss & Union Station. He has won 14 Grammy Awards, 6 International Bluegrass Music Awards, a Country Music Association Award, and a Gospel Music Association Dove Award.
New Favorite is the ninth album by bluegrass music group Alison Krauss & Union Station, released August 14, 2001. The album peaked in the top 50 of the Billboard 200 and within the top 5 of the Billboard charts for both Country and Bluegrass and was certified gold. This album was released in the same year as the O Brother, Where Art Thou? soundtrack, which Krauss appeared on, that had a large effect on bluegrass in the United States. At the 44th Grammy Awards, New Favorite would go on to win the Grammy Award for Best Bluegrass Album and the single "The Lucky One" won the Grammy Award for Best Country Performance by a Duo or Group with Vocal as well as Best Country Song.
Down from the Mountain is a 2000 documentary and concert film featuring a live performance by country and traditional music artists who participated in the Grammy-winning soundtrack recording for the Joel and Ethan Coen film, O Brother, Where Art Thou? The concert, held at the Ryman Auditorium in Nashville, Tennessee on May 24, 2000, was a benefit for the Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum. The documentary was directed by Nick Doob, Chris Hegedus and D. A. Pennebaker. The artists in the concert also participated in a Down from the Mountain concert tour.
Cold Mountain is the soundtrack for the Civil War film Cold Mountain (2003) starring Jude Law, Nicole Kidman, and Renée Zellweger. The album was nominated for two Grammy Awards and was produced by T Bone Burnett. Two songs were nominated for Academy Awards: "You Will Be My Ain True Love", written by Sting, and "The Scarlet Tide", written by Burnett and Elvis Costello. Both songs were sung by Alison Krauss.
Raising Sand is a Grammy-award winning collaboration album by rock singer Robert Plant and bluegrass-country singer Alison Krauss. It was released on October 23, 2007 by Rounder Records. Raising Sand won Album of the Year at the 2008 Americana Music Honors & Awards and at the 2009 Grammy Awards.
The discography of American country and bluegrass singer Alison Krauss consists of thirteen studio albums—five solo, six with her group Union Station, and two collaboration albums. She has also released four compilation albums, one live album, and over 30 singles. Her most successful album, Live, has been certified 2× Platinum.
Throughout the history of the Grammy Awards, many significant records have been set. This page only includes the competitive awards which have been won by various artists. This does not include the various special awards that are presented by the National Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences such as Lifetime Achievement Awards, Trustees Awards, Technical Awards or Legend Awards. The page however does include other non-performance related Grammys that may have been presented to the artist(s).
The 51st Annual Grammy Awards took place at the Staples Center in Los Angeles, on February 8, 2009. Robert Plant and Alison Krauss were the biggest winners of the night, winning five awards including Album of the Year for their critically acclaimed album Raising Sand. Krauss became the sixth female solo artist to have won 5 awards in one night joining Lauryn Hill, Alicia Keys, Norah Jones, Beyoncé Knowles, and Amy Winehouse. Lil Wayne received the most nominations with eight.
"Please Read the Letter" is a song originally recorded by Robert Plant and Jimmy Page for the 1998 album Walking into Clarksdale.
Mike Piersante is a recording engineer and mixer.
Joseph Henry "T Bone" Burnett III is an American record producer, musician, and songwriter. Burnett rose to fame as a guitarist in Bob Dylan's band during the 1970s. He has received multiple Grammy awards for his work in film music, including for O Brother, Where Art Thou? (2000) Cold Mountain (2004), Walk the Line (2006), and Crazy Heart (2010); and won another Grammy for producing the studio album Raising Sand (2007), in which he united the contemporary bluegrass of Alison Krauss with the blues rock of Robert Plant.
Feels Like Home is a studio album by American singer/songwriter/producer Linda Ronstadt released in 1995. It reached #75 and lasted 12 weeks on the Billboard album chart. It received excellent critical reviews upon release. According to Nielsen SoundScan, the disc sold precisely 188,815 copies in the United States. This album is now out of print physically, although it is available digitally and five of its tracks were remixed and subsequently included on Trio II.