How to Write a Love Song
About the Author
was born and raised in southern Oklahoma betweenthe cool shade of the Arbuckle Mountains and the endless turns of thepromiscuous Red River. While friends honed their rodeo and footballskills, young William diligently nailed down his television viewing andmusic listening abilities. After earning a business degree from The University of Oklahoma, hechose to ignore the sirens call of corporate life and exited north to thefolk music garden of Greenwich Village.Since landing in New York City, William has released six full length CDs, which have sold in more than a dozen countries. He is also featured on a number of compilation CDs.His music has been heard on
The Late Show with DavidLetterman
howi met yourmother.
His film music credits include
The Dinner Party
Out of theGarden
Underground New York
As a performer, William has played many of Gothams most notable digsfrom
Cafe Sin, The Bitter End, The Public Theater,The Continental Divide, Arlene Grocery, Wetlands, TheStephen Talkhouse, Webster Hall, Tramps, Fez,
and about every club on NYCs famous Bleecker Street. He has also appeared on severaldaytime dramas, including
Another World,One Life to Live
Search for Tomorrow,
as well as on the
Gordon Elliot Show.
William has been honored as a
New Folk Finalist
at Americas mostrespected folk music festival,
The Kerrville Folk Festival
. He is also a recipient of the
Meet the Composer Grant
New York StateCouncil on the Arts.
Under the banner of collaborator, his works have been performed at
TheSongwriters Hall of Fame, Songwriters Guild of America ProShop
and the prestigious
New York Songwriters Circle.
Married to actress Lisa Masters, he continues to teach, write and recordin New York City…he married for love.