2014 Schedule
Interactive: March 7–11  •  Film: March 7–15  •  Music: March 11–16

Path to a Grammy

Hear from Grammy nominated and Grammy winning performers about their path to music’s biggest honor. Also learn about the many ways in which artists and professionals alike can benefit and contribute to the music community through The Recording Academy.



Christine Albert

The Recording Academy/The GRAMMYs

Jeffrey Greenberg


The Village Recorder


Gavin Lurssen

Pres, Mastering Engineer

Lurssen Mastering

Since 1991, Gavin has established himself as a prominent mastering engineer in the industry having earned 3 Grammy Awards including 2 for Album of the Year for “O Brother, Where Art Thou?” And Alison Krauss/Robert Plant’s “Raising Sand”. He also won a Latin Grammy for Diego Torres’ “Distinto” for Best Engineered Album in 2010. Gavin has worked on Oscar nominated projects including the soundtracks for “Crazy Heart”, “Up”, “Cars”, and “Slumdog Millionaire”, and has numerous Gold and Platinum records to his credit.

Artists include:

• Elton John/Leon Russell • Robbie Robertson • Gregg Allman • John Mellencamp • Eric Clapton • Matchbox Twenty • Lucinda Williams • Steve Earle • B. B. King • Elvis Costello

Gavin’s work has been recognized with two TEC Awards for Mastering and for Outstanding Facility as well as a Berklee College of Music Distinguished Alumni Award. Gavin has also served on the Board of Governors for the LA Chapter of NARAS.

Dave Alvin

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