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Tom Dowd DVD to be Released in April

Tom Dowd & The Language of Music, a feature-length, independently produced documentary, will be available April 6, 2004, from Palm Pictures (www.palmpictures.com). 2/03/2004 7:00 AM Eastern

Tom Dowd & The Language of Music, a feature-length,independently produced documentary, will be available April 6, 2004,from Palm Pictures (www.palmpictures.com).

Profiling the life and work of legendary producer/engineer Tom Dowd(who passed away in October 2002), producer/director Mark Moormannpremiered the film at the 2003 Sundance Film Festival. The filmincludes interviews with such notables as Ray Charles, Eric Clapton,the Allman Brothers Band, Les Paul, Arif Mardin, Phil Ramone, AlSchmitt and many others, while historical footage, photographs andclassic music tracks expose the audience to the world of the recordingstudio. Of special interest is Dowd recounting the collaborative natureof his recording sessions and technical achievements.