Three-time Grammy-winner Lawrence Manchester is very much in-demand – whether mixing Camila Cabello on SNL, recording a symphony orchestra for Martin Scorsese’s Oscar-winning masterpiece, The Departed, tracking vocals with Beyoncé or Dua Lipa, “Slow Jamming The News” with President Obama, remixing David Bowie’s Space Oddity in Dolby Atmos, or mixing Justin Timberlake and Chris Stapleton in 5.1 surround to a live TV audience of millions.
Lawrence just received his third Grammy Award for his work recording Into The Woods (2022 Broadway Cast Recording) in the Best Musical Theater Album category and was also nominated in the same category for his work as co-producer and mixer of Caroline, or Change (The New Broadway Cast Recording). Lawrence recently recorded Danny Elfman’s score for the Netflix film, White Noise, served as the vocal recording engineer for Steven Spielberg’s West Side Story, co-produced the cast album of Barry Manilow’s original stage show Harmony, and recorded and mixed season two of the Apple TV+ hit series Schmigadoon!.
In 2021, Lawrence received Emmy, Grammy, and Cinema Audio Society Awards for his mix of the score for the Netflix hit series, The Queen’s Gambit.
Some of his other 100+ films include Dear Evan Hansen, Bros., The Last Five Years, The Girl on the Train, Godless, True Grit, Noelle, Frida, The Woman in the Window, Across the Universe, and I, Tonya.
Some of his 30+ Broadway cast album recordings include Some Like It Hot, Something Rotten!, Flying Over Sunset, A Bronx Tale, The Prom, Head Over Heels, The Cher Show, Summer: The Donna Summer Musical, Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark, Godspell, Pippin, The Hunchback of Notre Dame, and Kiss Me Kate.
Numerous solo artist credits include albums with Sutton Foster, Kelli O’Hara, Jimmy Scott, Billy Porter, Matthew Morrison, David Sanborn, Natalia Lafourcade, The Count Basie Orchestra, Dionne Warwick, Michel Legrand, John Fogerty, Liza Minnelli, and Bette Midler.
Lawrence is also the music mixer for NBC’s The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon and co-producer of Fallon’s Grammy-winning comedy album, Blow Your Pants Off. During this fourteen years with Jimmy, he’s mixed thousands of live performances by hundreds of artists including The Roots, Billie Eilish, Ed Sheeran, Taylor Swift, BTS, Adele, Prince, Lady Gaga, Beastie Boys, Bruce Springsteen, Paul McCartney, Sting, Metallica, Ariana Grande, Green Day, Arctic Monkeys, The 1975, Blake Shelton, Public Enemy, Dave Matthews Band, Shakira, U2, Foo Fighters, J.Lo, and The Who, and has collaborated on viral videos surpassing fifteen billion views.
WJBQ: The Nite Show with Danny Cashman – March 2023
Broadway World – September 2022
SHOOT – August 2021
Variety – April 2020
Playbill – March 2019
Playbill – May 2018
Mix Magazine – March 2017
Press Herald – March 2013