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Steve Dafoe


The Accomplished Songwriter has scored Film/Major Motion Picture and multiple TV placements including a "Golden Globe" award winning show. Sony Pictures, ABC, NBC, CBS, Showtime, Discovery TV, Direct TV, Travel Channel, LionsGate Films, Time Warner, CMT, MTV, Discovery, Animal Planet and Turner Cable have licensed music.

A Major Motion film by LionsGate Films Licensed "Travelin' Jack" in "The Big Wedding" that starred Robert DeNiro, Robin Williams and Diane Keaton. Another Movie, "The Demented" licensed "Brass", a Jazz Instrumental and was released by E-ONE Entertainment. "The Pickle Recipe", a Major Motion picture from ABC and DISNEY released in 2017 licenses "End Of The Road". The Major French Motion Film "Encore Heureux" licensed "Sad Christmas", an English Vocal song in 2016.

TV credits include from CBS & SHOWTIME "The Affair", the 2015 "Golden Globe" winner for best TV Dramatic Show. The 'LIFETIME Channel' licensed music to the "Witches Of East End". Other placements were featured on "Secret Lives of Women" at ABC TV, the "Summer Of Music" promotion at MTV, "Pit Boss" at Discovery's Animal Planet TV, "The Millionaire Matchmaker" at NBC & BRAVO TV and CMT's "Next Superstar". The popular Russian TV Drama, "Doctor Zaitzeva Diary" license "Don't You Know" for STS Network TV in 2013.

"Hey Advertising", Seattle , Washington license "Finally See The Light" for Audio Synch & Advertising opportunities. 2015. Red Bull Media House (UK) license 4 tunes "Storm Of Days", "You Are The One", "Finally See The Light" and "Lovin' You Ain't Hard" for TV/Film use. SapienNitro Multi Media license "Finally See The Light" in 2012-13 for a Major Car Ad Campaign. "LaSalle Steet" enjoys licensing usages from S&P Top 100 Companies to the internet needs of the Marriot Hotel Chain in Chicago.

"Just Like Valentine's Day" was licensed for Corporate Video/Web usage at "GUINESS ALE" in Europe and at "The Cincinnati Childrens Hospital Medical Ctr." for their employees and stakeholders at Valentine's Day!

Number One Music (N1M affiliated with MySpace) records 3 million plays of the music! AMC Cable Network license 28 songs by 2017. AMC boasts classic shows like "The Walking Dead", "Breaking Bad" & "Mad Men".

A member of SOCAN, BMI and ASCAP, the CD's and Digital downloads are at I-Tunes and Amazon and here as well!


-- CBS (SHOWTIME) TV Network and its new TV show, "The Affair" license "Travelin' Jack". 2015 release. The show itself won a "Golden Globe" for best Dramatic TV show in 2015.

-- NBC/UNIVERSAL TV and BRAVO license "Casa Loma" & "Crusin With Grusin" for 5 episodes of "THE MILLIONAIRE MATCHMAKER". 2010-11

-- ABC NEWS TV in NYC license "Never Knew You At All" for "SECRET LIVES OF WOMEN". 2010

-- MTV CABLE TV license "Dancin' Shoes" for "SUMMER OF MUSIC" promotion. 2010

-- DISCOVERY TV and ANIMAL PLANET license "Casa Loma" & "Crusin With Grusin" for "PIT BOSS" (4 Episodes) 2010-11.

-- MTV CABLE TV Networks license "Carter's Revenge" for TV/Film usage. 2011

-- Israeli Short Film..."Casus Belli" license "Lasalle St" and "Bright Lites City Nights". 2008

-- -- TINDERBOX Music Library cleared and Licensed to Shows:
"Take"- E!TV Network/Comcast
"Bad Girls Club" - OXYGEN Network
"Keeping Up With the Kardashians" - E!TV Network/Comcast
"Road Rules - The Real World" - MTV Network (All Shows)
"Total Divas" - E!TV Network
"The Real World" - MTV
"Best Ink" - OXYGEN Network
"The Ruckers" - WE Television--

-- TU BETA TS'ENA (Water Is Life) a Canadian Film license "Matthew's Song" 2009

-- GAME SHOW NETWORK TV and SONY Pictures license music (Casa Loma)for "HIDDEN AGENDA" (1 episode) 2010

-- MTV, OXYGEN TV Networks license "LASALLE ST." & "TRAIN TRACK GUITAR" for TV/Film.

-- "CINCINNATI CHILDREN'S HOSPITAL MEDICAL CENTER" license "Just Like Valentine's Day" for Corporate and Web Video. 2011-12


-- "Travellin Jack" licenced in The Big Wedding starring Robert DeNiro, Susan Sarandon, the late great Robin Williams and Diane Keaton. released by Lionsgate. 2013

-- "Encore Heureux (Still Happy), a French Major Film features "Lost Boy Lost Girl AT Christmas". 2016. Sandrine Kiberlain & Eduardo Baer star.

-- CMT's "Next Superstar" licensed music for the "Meet And Greet" episodes in April 2011.

-- NBC/UNIVERSAL TV and BRAVO license "Endless Time Now" episodes of "THE MILLIONAIRE MATCHMAKER". 2011

-- "Love And The Leaving" licensed by MTV Cable Networks for TV and FILM.2012-13

-- "Travellin Jack" licensed to "Witches Of East End" Lifetime Network. (Ep 106) 2013-14

-- "Discovery Channel" and "Animal Planet" License "Never Knew You At All" for episode "UnderDog". 2012

-- "GUINESS ALE" (Ireland/Europe) license "Just Like Valentine's Day" for Corporate and Web Video for their World Distribution Partners 2012

-- SapientNitro license "Finally See The Lite" for Major TV Advertising. Clients include Coca-Cola & Target. 2013

-- Hey Advertising, Seattle , Washington license "Finally See The Light" for Audio Synch & Advertising opportunities. 2015

-- OFF BROADWAY THEATER New York City (Space 122) license "Every Street" and "Carter's Revenge" in "MONSTER". SOLONOVA Arts Festival 2010

-- "Resume Of Love" licensed for In Store use for US based SUBWAY Chain. 2011

-- UK (United Kingdom) Songwriting contest . "Won't Be Hurt Again", (Finalist in Acoustic) 2011.

-- TIME WARNER & TRU TV license "Casa Loma" & "Crusin With Grusin" for 2 episodes of "IT ONLY HURTS WHEN I LAUGH" 2010-11

-- "Doctors Zaitzeva Diary" license "Don't You Know" for STS Russian Network TV. Made-For-TV Serial Production. 2012


-- "CIVIL WAR" DVD license "Racing Back Through Time" and "All Alone" . Kestner Prod. North Carolina.USA

-- "Serpo" licensed by Optique Salon Management Web Software.(Advertised in Canadian Salon Magazine) 2011 (

-- Music is licensed to MUZAK, LLC, Muzak is the world's leading Commercial Music Provider. And to SUBWAY RESTAURANTS - Subway is the world's largest restaurant chain

-- Music licensed to PLAYNETWORK, DMX, AQUASOFT, CLEAR CHANNEL and KIRUSA, all major CMS providers.

-- "If You Have The Time" licensed by Salsa Creative Inc (Ad Agency) in Dover, NH for TV Media.

-- "VIETNAM WAR" DVD license selected music.(US future release) Kestner Productions. North Carolina.USA

-- 2008 MTV-VH1 "SONG OF THE YEAR" (October) "You Are The One" placed #2 in "FOLK" Category.

-- Rosenklang/AudioSparx Music license 44 Songs in Latin, Pop, Rock, Jazz, Christmas, Pop-Jazz,Corporate Jazz and New Age for Digital release at I-Tunes. 2011.

-- WINNER Of PEER REVIEW (over 100,000 members)in the "LOVE JOY CONTEST" at BROADJAM.Com 2006

-- 2004 MTV-VH1 "SONG OF THE YEAR" Contest...#4 placement for "DESERT SUN" in "FOLK" Category.

-- 2003--Current...62 songs on or offered) Nashville Special Limited Edition CD's for A/R Industry Representatives.

-- 2008 ISSA Folk Finalist (2nd Place) with "The Last Great Cowboy".(Independent Singer Songwriter Association)

-- 2010--Current. EOS Music (a partner of SIRIUS Radio) pick up 60+ songs for Web Channel play to Corporate clients.

-- 2010-Current. Over 300 songs for Ringtones placed with Verizon, Sprint, Muzak, Canadian/US telecos and Boost Mobile Wordwide.

-- Nominated for Cultural Heritage Award in TV and Media in Thunder Bay. 2010

-- UK (United Kingdom)Songwriting contest 2010. "Love And Leaving" a Semi-Finalist in Adult Contemporary Category.2010

-- Partnerships with THUMBPLAY, and ROCK CITY Music CD's and Digital Compilations. 2011

-- Walleye Magazine--Story Dec 2014, Thunder Bay, Ontario.


-- USA Casualty Insurer, Sentry Insurance License "Travelin' Jack" for National TV Ad. 2013

-- Travel Channel "Bizzare Foods America" license "Truck Driver Joe". 2015

-- Wenner Media, New York license "Tin Pan Alley" & "Travelin' Jack" for Audio Sync work. They own "Rolling Stone Magazine"& "US Weekly". 2016

-- MAX.Films (Germany) License "Jack Travels' for Advertising in Germany. (2014)

-- Mobile game Vulkan Club in Russia license "American Holiday Jazz" for Mobile & Internet Applications. 2015

-- "California Birthday Blues" licensed to Crucial Music. Fall 2014. Crucial has 3 other pieces that have been placed in 3 TV shows and 2 Major Motion Pictures.

-- Crucial Music License "Ambient Jazz Pop Cinematic" 2016

-- "Love And The Leaving" licensed into PREMIER Music Library and ABUZZ Music Library. 2015

-- AMC Network and Sister networks IFC and the Sundance Channel License 16 songs. Amc is famous for TV programs like "Mad Men," "Breaking Bad," and the "Walking Dead".

-- The Major Motion Movie, "The Demented" license "Brass", a Jazz Instrumental based on the Vocal song "All The Way". Released July 2013.

-- Animal Planet TV Network license music in "Pitbulls And Parolees" since 2009-13 seasons.

-- N1M Indie Site (My Space Owned) records 3,000,000 plays of my music.

-- Red Bull Media House in Great Britain Sync license 4 Folk/Alt. Country tunes "Storm Of Days", "You Are The One", "Finally See The Light" and "Lovin' You Ain't Hard" 2012 (Getty/Pump Audio)

-- #1 Song Of The Month (Alt Country) "If I Asked" Jan 2013.
OUR STAGE (MTV Affiliated)

-- "A COLLECTION OF SONG POEMS" (PoeLyrics)(100+ Titles). Published by LULU BOOK Publishing. 2011

-- #1 Song Of The Month (Americana)"Finally See The Light" Mar 15 @ OUR STAGE (MTV Affiliated)

-- 2009 "Holiday Wish" compiled onto "HOLIDAY ALBUM 2009" for limited Release in the United States.

-- MUSIC PUBLISHING--(current or past) SMASHTRAX Publshing,(BMI), (Los Angeles), NBT Records (West Virginia), AUDIOSPARX (Florida), MERNEE Records (Alabama) and MUSIC ET ALL Publishing,(BMI),(Los Angeles).

-- ROCK CITY Records will license multiple Genre Tracks in conjuction with AudioSparx. Distribution is via Digital at Amazon and I-Tunes. 2011-12.

-- Map Communications Ltd.(400 employees), a Industry leading Specialized Call Ctr. in Chesapeake Virginia license 30 Songs for their business 'Phone On-Hold' needs. 2011

-- "ANTHOLOGY OF MUSIC LEAD SHEETS" (2003-2006. )Published by LULU Book Publishing. 2011

-- "Kitchen Pie" licensed to "Food Paradise" on the TRAVEL CHANNEL. 2014

-- 2006 "Black Ghost" pressed on "RIDE THE TRAIN" Vol # 32. Distributed Worldwide by NBT Records. West Virginia. USA

-- Independent Living Partnership Company License "Nonie's Song" for the Short Film "First 20 Years" for Corporate use. 2012

-- SOUNDEXCHANGE reports Radio Airplay of many songs. Latest Radio station is KJAZZ (United Kingdom). Live365, JANGO Air, KNFA Radio, Canda Air FM, RUFUS Radio, Muzak Radio and PlayNetwork Radiol. 2011

-- #1 Song Of The Month (ACOUSTIC) "Love And The Leaving" Feb 2012. OUR STAGE (MTV Affiliated)

-- Bayview Magazine--Premier Publication in North West Onatio does a feature story. Spring 2013.

-- Animal Planet TV network and "Underdog to Wonderdog" licence music in 2010 for Episode use.

-- NEW YORK UNIVERSITY license "Travellin' Jack" & "And Can You" in "THE JOURNAL" (Trailor) 2012.

-- MARRIOT INT'L HOTEL in Chicago, USA License "LaSalle Street" for Corporate Website usage.

-- "HOME FOR THE HOLIDAYS" licensed by Ny Greetings Communication, Slovenia. Usage is for TV Commercial (includes short commercials and infomercials), Radio Commercial or Production (only broadcast radio) and Internet Project (includes web-only videos, webcasts, podcasts, web site audio), DVD, CD, Greeting Card or any Product (including Internet download products) 2016

More Licensing & Indie Charting

-- A Feature Film, "The Pickle Recipe" license "End Of The Road" in 2016. Stars Lyn Cohen and David Paymer

-- DISCOVERY HEALTH TV license "Appalachian", "Casa Loma" & "Crusin With Grusin" for "BABY MADNESS AND CANDID KIDS" (3 episodes) 2009.

-- Travel Channel and "Food Paradise' license "Kitchen Pie". 2014.

-- Getty Pump Audio License 'Travelin' Jack' to Hanson Media house (Washington, USA) for The Spectator Hotel for Corporate Web use. Has been named #1 City Hotel in the Continental U.S. Nov 2016

-- Perpetual Music Group License "Travelin' Jack" license for a Long Standing TV Crime TV series! 2016

-- MTV Cable TV Networks license "Travellin' Jack" and "Love And The Leaving" for TV/Film. 2011

-- "Question Of Love" licensed to Major Airline (Delta) for In Flight Radio & Entertainment. 2017

-- Getty Pump Audio License 'Tin Pan Alley' to Studio Tuumant Ol for Web Advertising in FRANCE. 2017

-- External Distributors of music are: Amazon MP3, Google Music Store, Nilsson Online Distribution, Spotify, MySpace Music, YouTube Music, Rumblefish, Verizon, Apple I-Tunes, I-Tunes (Worldwide), Ruckus, Beats Music, Simfy, Groove, LAst.FM, USA Digital Distributor #1 (US, Canada telcos), International Distributor (EMEA, LATAM),Amertz Music (30 SubLabels), Omnifone.

-- "Dance Pop One" licensed for NASCAR and Sports Promos by Major Cable TV network. 2017

-- WEDDING MORNING (JAZZ INSTRUMENTAL) licensed for Conference Promo Video by TEXAS 4-H YOUTH DEVELOPMENT. 2016

--Scientia Software License "RailRoad Steel Guitar" & "Guitar Americana 13" for Mobile Applications. 2015

-- Wenner Media Online license 'Tin Pan Alley' & "Travelin' Jack' for New York Advertising House Multi-Media Needs. Nov 2016

-- AlmoTech Digital Music license "Just Like Valentine's Day" background for Web Marketing, Retail, Hotels Usage. Great Britain & France. 2016

-- The FARM Channel license "Tuscan Vinyard Walk" for DVD/Video promo. 2016

-- S&P TOP 100 CORPORATION license "LASALLE ST." for Convention/Video/Web usage. 2009

-- Perpetual Music Group License "Orchestral Scape 1" license for a Long Standing TV Crime TV series! 2016-17.

-- Internet Documentary Arizona Storm license "Stormy Swamp Guitar" (includes web-only videos, webcasts, podcasts, web site audio) Larry Coleman Photography. 2017

-- "Music for the Suicide.TV suicide prevention project" 'You Are The One' licensed here. 2010. Video at

-- "Just Like Valentine's Day" licensed for DVD , Web Podcast and Internet Broadcast for Malibu Media. 2017

-- Performing Rights Organizations(PRO) such as ASCAP has 332 registered songs, BMI has 101 and SOCAN has 700 songs & 76 TV/Movie titles registered. Jan 2017

-- Blue TV (Netherlands) license "End Of The Road" for Televison show "Bonnie & CLide". 2009

-- Tinderbox Music license 'Travelin' Jack' for use at MTV productions, VH1, , The Discovery Channel and National Geographic. 2017