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Arif Mardin: Tales from the Recording Studio

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Arif Mardin: Tales from the Recording Studio

Arif Mardin: Tales from the Recording Studio

Arif Mardin: Tales from the Recording Studio

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Legendary music producer Arif Mardin talks about his four-decade career. He's produced albums for artists such as the Bee Gees, Phil Collins, Bette Midler, Dusty Springfield, and more recently, Norah Jones.

Record producer Arif Mardin, 73, has been the wizard behind the curtain for a wide range of pop, country, jazz, and R & B hits. Photo by Julie Mardin hide caption

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Photo by Julie Mardin

The 12-time Grammy winner tells tales from recording sessions with Aretha Franklin and Chaka Khan.