Mick Guzauski

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Mick Guzauski
Mick Guzauski - Universal Audio booth, 2016 NAMM Show (2016-01-23 13.28 by Daniel Larsen) clip.jpg
Mick Guzauski at 2016 NAMM Show
(Universal Audio booth)
Born
Nathan Guzauski
Occupation(s)Mixing engineer and sound engineer
Known forHe won a 2002 Latin Grammy, four 2004 Latin Grammys, and the 2006 Grammy Award for Best Engineered Album, Non-Classical; as of 2001, he had mixed 27 # 1 singles.[1]

Nathan "Mick" Guzauski is an American multi-platinum mixing engineer and sound engineer. He has nine Grammy Awards and eleven nominations.[2]

His work spans a wide range of styles, including jazz, R&B, Latin, rock, pop, easy listening, funk and hip hop. He won a 2002 Latin Grammy for Thalía's "Arrasando", four 2004 Latin Grammys for Alejandro Sanz's "No Es Lo Mismo" (including Best Engineered Album), and the 2006 Grammy Award for Best Engineered Album, Non-Classical, for Eric Clapton's "Back Home." As of 2001, he had mixed 27 # 1 singles.[1] He also won multiple awards for the engineering and mixing of the Daft Punk album Random Access Memories.

Biography[edit]

While living in Rochester, New York, Guzauski began his engineer career during the 1960s. In the 1970s, Guzauski was hired by Chuck Mangione. Throughout the 1980s, he primarily worked at Conway Studios. He remained in California before going to Sony Music Studios during the mid 1990s. In 2001, Guzauski worked with Michael Jackson to create 5.1-channel surround sound remixes of Thriller as well as all his other albums for release on the then new Super Audio CD format [1][3] yet despite numerous retries the artist never approved any of the mixes.[4] Guzazuski also created the Barking Doctor Recording during the mid 1990s.

Grammy Awards and Nominations[edit]

Winner – Latin Grammy Award for Best Alternative Music Album

2017 • Jei Beibi

Winner – Grammy Award for Best Urban Contemporary Album

2014 • Girl

Nomination – Grammy Award for Album of the Year

2014 • Girl

Winner – Grammy Award for Album of the Year

2013 • Random Access Memories

Winner – Grammy Award for Best Dance/Electronica Album

2013 • Random Access Memories

Winner – Grammy Award for Best Engineered Album, Non-Classical

2013 • Random Access Memories

Winner – Grammy Award for Record of the Year

2013 • Get Lucky

Winner – Grammy Award for Best pop Instrumental Album

2013 • Steppin’ Out

Winner – Grammy Award for Best Engineered Album, Non-Classical

2006 • Back Home

Winner – Grammy Award for Best Contemporary Blues Album

2007 • The Road To Escondido

Winner – Grammy Award for Best Latin Pop Album

2004 • No Es lo Mismo

Winner – Latin Grammy Award for Record of the Year

2004 • No Es Lo Mismo

Winner – Latin Grammy Award for Album of the Year

2004 • No Es lo Mismo

Winner – Grammy Award for Best Contemporary Blues Album

2008 • The Road to Escondido

Winner – Latin Grammy Award for Best Engineered Album

2004 • No Es lo Mismo

Winner – Latin Grammy Award for Best Male Pop Vocal Album

2004 • No Es lo Mismo

Winner – Latin Grammy Award for Best Engineered Album

2001 • Arrasando

Nomination – Emmy Award for Outstanding Sound Mixing For A Variety Or Music Series Or Special Or Animation

2005 • Eric Clapton Crossroads Guitar Festival (Great Performances)

Emmy Award nomination[edit]

Guzauski was nominated in 2005 for an Emmy Award for Outstanding Sound Mixing for a Variety or Music Series or Special or Animation, for his mixing for Eric Clapton in "Great Performances; Eric Clapton Crossroads Guitar Festival" (1972), along with Elliot Scheiner, Ed Cherney, and Neil Dorfsman.

Select discography[edit]

(E = engineer; M = mixer)

Filmography[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c Paul Verna (May 1, 2001). "Interview with Mick Guzauski". Mix Online. Archived from the original on August 5, 2009. Retrieved July 7, 2009.
  2. ^ "Grammy Awards". www.grammy.com. Retrieved 2022-12-28.
  3. ^ Kevin Becka (June 1, 2006). "Mix Interview: Mick Guzauski". Mix Online. Archived from the original on August 5, 2009. Retrieved July 7, 2009.
  4. ^ Roger Friedman (July 23, 2001). "First Jackson Effort Rejected, New One Not Ready". Fox News. Archived from the original on March 5, 2009. Retrieved July 7, 2009.

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