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Groovin': The Genius of Arif Mardin

Barney Hoskyns, Rhino Records, April 2007

ATLANTIC'S JERRY WEXLER called him The Pasha, aka "His Soulful Turkish Eminence". It was a typically Wexleresque reference to Arif Mardin's aristocratic background and manner. "Arif is a patrician," Wexler said. "No one works better under stress."

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