All posts by Bill Curreri

Hold On To Your Dreams, America!
Reflecting On My New Album, “Son Of An American Dream”

My second album, “Son Of An American Dream” is being released today, September 2, 2014 and I could not be more excited! The CD is my personal homage to those brave souls throughout our history who experienced unthinkable hardships and sacrifices to come to America in search of a better life. And ultimately, through hard Continue reading…

Preparing To Go Back Into The Studio

I have been looking forward to this day for some time now. In about a week, I will be going back into the studio with my producer, Roger Fife along with my bandmates Sammy Merendino, John Putnam, Chris Palmaro, David Mansfield and Katia Floreska to record what will be my second album. When we recorded Continue reading…

Old Friend

It was a brutally hot August afternoon… just one month before I would begin my undergraduate studies at the Washington Square campus of New York University. I no longer lived in The Village… although I found myself going back there time and time again to hang out with my old neighborhood friends. Three years earlier, Continue reading…

Hard To Say Goodbye

My mom, Mary immigrated to the United States from southern Italy with my grandmother when she was only seven or eight years old. My grandfather had immigrated to the U.S. a few years earlier hoping to make enough money to send for them which he eventually did. Mary grew up in Greenwich Village during the Continue reading…

Know Yourself

The preparations had begun for the musicians to begin laying down their tracks in the studio for Know Yourself. We had all listened to my original demo of the song and as my bandmates grabbed their respective instruments and took their places in the studio, I heard John Putnam playing around with the original lead Continue reading…