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Genre  Documentary, Biography, Music
Initial release  June 15, 2010 (USA)
Running time  1h 44m
7.2/10 IMDb

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Directors  Joe Mardin, Doug Biro
Producer  Joe Mardin
The Greatest Ears in Town: The Arif Mardin Story movie poster
Cast  Arif Mardin (Himself), Phil Collins (Himself), Aretha Franklin (Herself), Bette Midler (Herself), Daryl Hall (Himself), Willie Nelson (Himself)
Genres  Music, Documentary, Biographical film
Similar movies  Broke* (2011), Muscle Shoals (2013), Mayor of the Sunset Strip (2003), Before the Music Dies (2006), American Music: Off the Record (2008)

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The Greatest Ears in Town: The Arif Mardin Story is a 2010 documentary about the Grammy winning music producer Arif Mardin. The documentary was produced by his son Joe Mardin and was directed by Doug Biro. It was made in the years prior to Arif's death in 2006 from pancreatic cancer.

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Synopsis

The documentary goes behind the scenes in the recording studio with Arif Mardin. It shows him working with artists such as Norah Jones and Jewel. The documentary also features artists such as Aretha Franklin and producers such as George Martin reflecting on his life and career. It also explores his personality and humorous nature.

Release

The documentary was released on June 15, 2010. Upon its release, it was screened at several chapters of the Recording Academy. It was first screened in New York City on the day of its release. After its premiere screening, a discussion about Arif Mardin followed. It was hosted by the Recording Academy's Producers and Engineers Wing. The discussion was moderated by Joe Mardin and panelists included Phil Ramone, Russ Titelman, Doug Biro, Jimmy Douglass, Michael O'Reilly and Frank Filipetti. It later premiered at the Grammy Museum in Los Angeles, which featured a panel discussion with Quincy Jones and Chaka Khan. It also premiered in Miami, which featured a panel discussion with Barry Gibb.

References

The Greatest Ears in Town: The Arif Mardin Story Wikipedia
The Greatest Ears in Town: The Arif Mardin Story IMDb The Greatest Ears in Town: The Arif Mardin Story themoviedb.org


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