About Paul


Almost born on the airplane from Columbus, OH to Philly, Paul Edelman has cultivated a passionate, loyal following with original, arresting and reverent music.

Edgy and misty, from a holler to a whisper, Edelman’s lyrics, song crafting, vocals, technical proficiency and raw performances have been making folks feel that they’ve truly discovered something special and he’s earned universal respect from peers as well.

Veteran of some of the biggest Philadelphia tickets of the day- The Butcher Holler Boys, Naked Omaha, The Boxcars, and The Jangling Sparrows, Paul has shared bills with Scott Miller and Mic Harrison both of the V-Roys, Robert Earl Kean, James McMurtry, Drive-by Truckers, Neko Case, Big Sandy, Langhorne Slim, Patty Larkin, The Sadies, Cordero, The Bottle Rockets and Grayson Capps among many others so far.

Paul has worked with some of the industries greatest names, he has recorded with Jimmy Johnson (founder Muscle Shoals Studio), Nashville Session Staple drummer, Martin Parker (Ricky Scaggs, Allison Krauss, Pattti Loveless) And Keyboardist Steve Fordham ( Mavis Staples)

Paul relocated to Asheville, NC in 2008 where he quickly grabbed winner of the 2009 Flat Rock Music Festival songwriter competition and has just indepentently released his newest album, Stranger Things and Truer Words. Stranger Things and Truer Words is available through our website and digitally through all the distributors listed here.

Jangling Sparrows | North American and Susquehanna
Pick Your Switch | Jangling Sparrows
Paul Edelman | Stranger Things and Truer Words