Show Me the Money panelists: Shawn Lamone, V.P., ASCAP; Keith Chagnon, V.P., BandMerch; TAXI's Michael Laskow; Steven Corn, CEO, Big Fish Media; Derek Sivers, CEO, CDBaby.

"The panelists were the who's-who of the business. It'll take me a few weeks to absorb all the knowledge and insight I've gained."

Hugh Lehane,
Orange County, CA

"I had no idea what to expect and was blown away by the quality of the workshops and panels. I learned so much in those 3 days my head is still spinning. I can't wait for next year!"

Patti Lightstone

Columbia Records A&R Consultant, Marshall Altman (far right) holds court with ten lucky members who won a contest to join Altman for a private listening session in the presidential suite.

Randy Poe (President, Lieber/Stoller Music Pub.) fielding a question from the audience. Can you hear me now?

"I have been all across the country, AND europe and attended, spoken and exhibited at probably around 15-20 music conferences... and this weekend was the BEST."

Gilli Moon,
TAXI Member

"As far I'm concerned there isn't a single person in Hollywood with as much integrity & honesty as you and your great staff. The Road Rally was great. We all loved it"

James Walsh
TAXI Member

One of the Rally's greatest benefits, making new friends from all over the world. These gents were smart, they did it poolside!

Kenny McPherson (President, Chrysalis Music) lights up the publishing panel with a smile.

"TAXI puts you and your music in front of decision-makers, and it's in your best interest to attend if you are serious about your career."

Tanvi Patel,
AMZ Music and Point Classics

"The Road Rally was simply fantastic this year! I've been to three music conferences this year, and it's amazing to think that the Road Rally (which is free) was the best, but it truly was!"

Steven LeBeau,
TAXI member

Adam Watts & Andy Dodd telling the story of how they had a huge hit with their song, 'Beautiful Soul' after TAXI connected them with Jesse McCartney's producer.

Film and TV music Publisher Ted Lowe looks over a package given to him by a TAXI member.

"The most helpful, encouraging, and educational conference I have EVER attended!"

Derek Sivers, president,
CD Baby

"I've been to so many conferences and conventions in my life, but the TAXI Road Rally was the most amazing and educational gatherings I have ever experienced."

Gary Sredzienski,
Kittery Point, ME

This year's winners for Best Hair at the Rally!

Now, this member can officially say that he played a gig in Hollywood!

"Because of the Conference we now have friends in Italy, England, Paris, New Zealand, Bermuda, as well as various states in the U.S.A. It was one of the most AMAZING learning experiences and I am DEFINITELY going to renew my membership and DEFINITELY attend next year's Road Rally!"

Steve Archdeacon,
TAXI Member

"If I do nothing else with my Taxi membership but attend the once a year rally then I will have spent my annual membership money very wisely"

Roger Bolt,
TAXI Member

There was a ton to learn at the Rally. These two folks couldn’t jot down their notes fast enough.

No Rally photo album would be complete without a shot of two members toasting another great Rally. Thanks Ladies – we had a great time too!

"The TAXI Road Rally has always been and still is the best conference for songwriters. Kudos and congratulations to Michael Laskow and a great team."

Barry DeVorzon,
hit songwriter


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"Some of the greatest musical information and networking ever presented in one glorious place."
— Ellen St. Peter,
TAXI Member

"I feel that I met some of the most amazing people I have ever met and will be keeping in touch with these people for a LONG TIME TO COME!"
— Steve Fulton,
TAXI Member

"Where else could an old hippy, pro country guitarist/writer from California meet a techno-dance programmer from England and develop a close friendship?"
— Tom Johnson,
TAXI Member

"The Road Rally was a life changing event and has helped my music career in so many different positive ways."
— Ellen St. Peter,
TAXI Member

"Every aspect of it was top end, every detail appreciated. The clinicians and panels were brilliant and the way it all moved and kept on moving was so impressive. I could go on and on!"
— Alan Abrahams,
TAXI Member

"Just a quick note to say thanks for another great Road Rally. Somehow, every year you make it distinctly better than the year before!"
— Bill Edwards,
TAXI Member

"I learned things about songwriting, about production, about studio equipment, and about the business. Thank you for providing such an incredible resource."
— Scott Atkinson,
TAXI Member

"I was just amazed at the resources available. I now can't wait to delve deeper into the TAXI resources to expand on the information I learned at the Rally."
— Jennifer Hira,
TAXI Member

"Being able to be around so many people from all walks of life, all having the same purpose (love of music) was truly a blessing."
— Lance Newman,
TAXI Member

"The Road Rally was so educational! So many musicians were able to do in four days what usually takes years."
— Irina Falberg,
TAXI Member