Country Blues Folk Rocker, William Brooks was born in southern Oklahoma, between the cool shade of the Arbuckle Mountains and the endless turns of the promiscuous Red River.
Relocated to The People's Republic of Brooklyn, William's music has been heard on "The Late Show" with David Letterman and CBS’s primetime comedy "how i met your mother", the internatianal release of Adam Carrolla's "The Hammer", Good Day New York and VH1. His film music credits include The Dinner Party, Out of the Garden, Underground New York and American Jehad.
William produces Jango artists "Swivel Neck Jones" an instrumental vibe/groove act!
As a performer, William has played all over the country but still calls NYC home. Gotham's most notable digs from CBGB’s to Cafe Siné, The Bitter End, The Public Theater, The Continental Divide, Arlene Grocery, Wetlands, The Stephen Talkhouse, Webster Hall, Tramps, Fez, and about every club on NYC’s famous Bleecker Street.
He has also appeared on several daytime dramas, including Another World, One Life to Live, Search for Tomorrow, and numerous times on the Gordon Elliot Show.
William has been honored as a New Folk Finalist at America’s most respected folk music festival, The Kerrville Folk Festival. He is also a recipient of the Meet the Composer Grant from New York State Council on the Arts.
Under the banner of collaborator, his works have been performed at The Songwriter’s Hall of Fame, Songwriter’s Guild of America Pro Shop and the prestigious New York Songwriter’s Circle.