Arif Mardin: The Greatest Ears in Town - The Arif Mardin Story DVD
Aretha Franklin's Until You Come Back To Me; the Bee Gees's, Jive Talkin; Norah Jones's Don't Know Why; Chaka Khan's I Feel For You; Bette Midler's Wind Beneath My Wings ... these are just a handful of the legendary artists and iconic hit recordings produced by 12-time Grammy Award winning producer, arranger and composer, Arif Mardin.
The Grammy-nominated film, The Greatest Ears In Town: The Arif Mardin Story chronicles the life and career of the man who produced more than 50 gold and platinum records with sales topping 50 million units. Filled with rare footage, photos, and packed with incredible music, The Greatest Ears In Town features in-depth and intimate interviews and/or studio footage with music luminaries, friends and artists including Quincy Jones, Ahmet Ertegun, Sir George Martin, Willie Nelson, Carly Simon, Jewel, Daryl Hall, Phil Collins, The Bee Gees, Norah Jones and many others. The Greatest Ears In Town is one of the most insightful, enjoyable documentaries about how hits are created, told by the legend himself - Arif Mardin.
Bonus Features, include: Extended interviews and studio sessions with Arif Mardin, including intimate home video footage; Featurette of Arif Mardin; Alternate scene for No Way Out; Interview with Phil Collins and Arif Mardin about the recording of Separate Lives; Interviews with world famous recording artists, including Aretha Franklin, Phil Collins, and Chaka Khan about Arif Mardin's last projects he worked on before passing; Excerpts from Arif Mardin's memoirs and lunch with Chaka Khan; and Electronic Press Kit.
Highly Recommended for fans and newbies alike, you won't find a more telling testament to one man's talent, or lingering influence. --DVD Talk
[A]n illuminating documentary filled with as much humor as pathos... --LA Times Blog
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