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Several members placed songs in a raw, gritty independent film called Edge City, starring Charlie Hofheimer (Black Hawk Down, Music of the Heart, Father's Day), Heather Gottlieb (Clueless, Walking and Talking), and Mark Webber (Boiler Room, Snow Day, Drive Me Crazy).

The movie featured material by TAXI members Matt Anthony ("Engine"), Dan Radlauer ("Ugly Truth"), Dan Tarradellas ("Crush") and Josh Iverson("Unknown").






Pete Surdoval scored a placement in the indie film "Local Boys" with his song "Pulp Surf," which resulted in a $2,000 paycheck. The film was released last year to critical acclaim.

Three of Betsy Foster's songs, "Mark's Song," "The Christmas Waltz" and "Loving You," were picked up by Clinicalm: a company that supplies music to medical centers, restaurants and retails stores. Clinicalm is also talking to Ms. Foster about using more of her songs.

"This was an area I had hoped to market my music to, so I'm absolutely thrilled!" says Becky. "Thanks for the opportunity and for helping me achieve my musical goals as a composer!"



"Lookin' For My Baby," a song by TAXI member David Thompson was featured in an episode of ABC's seminal daytime drama "All My Children."

TAXI was instrumental (no pun intended!) in furnishing the music for the upcoming indie film launch "Mr. Id," starring Ami Dolenz (daughter of Micky Dolenz, drummer/lead singer for The Monkees) and Richard Cotovsky from "Stir of Echoes." The movie includes songs by members Roger Yeardley, Jr. ("Workin' & Worryin' "), Steve Glotzner ("Los Cabos Serenade"), James Kernick [PB&J] ("Stickygreenone" and "Rip") Rick Bond [75 Degrees] ("Jesus Piece), Zupe ("Bellydance"), Ted Birkey ("Portrait"), and Denny Earnest ("Slippin' Around").


ABC's long-running daytime show "All My Children" used songs from three TAXI members: Rock Wilk ("I Can't Sleep At Night"), Amy Powers, and Kregg Barentine ("City Streets").

Brad Chiet scored a placement for his song "Harley 99" in the movie "Local Boys," a family drama with Mark Harmon, Eric Christian Olsen ("The Hot Chick," "Pearl Harbor"), Giuseppe Andrews ("The Other Sister," "Pleasantville") and Allison Munn II ("White Oleander").


Wishcraft, a hot new indie film distributed by HBO and starring the inimitable Meat Loaf, features "Only When You're Gone," a song by Ted Birkey and his band Etro Anime.


Kathy Kaggarty's song "D'Une Mer Soeur" was placed in the independent film "Bug," by the writers of "crazy/beautiful and Jackie Chan's "The Tuxedo"). Starring in the film are Jamie Kennedy, John Carroll Lynch (Drew's brother on the Drew Carey show), Brian Cox (The original Hannibal Lecter in Manhunter) and Sting's wife.



"Cowboy," a song by Jessie Lee Montague (and her band Jake) was included in the CBS show "That's Life," with Debi Mazar, Ellen Burstyn and Paul Sorvino.


Appearing on F/X's critically-acclaimed drama "The Shield" (with Michael Chiklis of "Daddio" and "The Commish" fame) was one of Matt Anthony's songs, titled "Weight."



Zupe scored a placement in the Fox network's irreverent comedy series "Malcolm In The Middle," with budding film star Frankie Munoz. The song is "Redneck Highway."



"Miracles," a rising new show on ABC, included "Sometimes Paradise", one of Alan Reid's songs, on the program.

TAXI just received a call from Deepmix Productions, one of the few companies in charge of supplying great talent to CBS's hit show "Star Search." Deepmix is interested in three TAXI Dispatch artists -- Brad Yoder, Jessie Lee Montague, and Richard Banks -- to be considered as contestants for the popular series. Good luck guys!.

FX's critically acclaimed series "The Shield" featured songs by five TAXI Dispatch members: John Leber ("Crank"), Kregg Barentine ("Mueve Te"), B.Z. Lewis ("Fantastic Planet"), Norm Zarr ("Living for the Cheese"), and Dave Shaw.


DM Records, who has had releases by the likes of Prince and Jody Watley [just to name a few] and is distributed by WEA, is poised to use a song by Jess Adams for a brand new teen pop/R&B group that is currently in the studio.


Pete Surdoval had one of his songs, "Brass Velvet" used in the ABC Network TV show "MDs"..


Another independent record label, Dancing Ferret Entertainment Group, is ready to release their newest DJ Ferret Mix CD, entitled "Noir: Smooth Female Trip Hop." Included on the CD is "Open Heart," a song by Paul Avgerinos. The CD release date is April 22nd, with distribution throughout Europe and the U.S.











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