Fronted by award winning songwriter, Paul Edelman, Jangling Sparrows Duo create crowd pleasing , soul driven Americana. The songs are edgy and misty, tender and tough. Philly Weekly said-“songs as true as any that emerged from the glory days of Nashville (or early Son Volt).” and No Depression says-“We think this is one of the best Americana bands we have heard this year, and would love to see their live performance.” Ambiance and raw energy define a live Jangling Sparrows duo performance.

The Jangling Sparrows


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

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 recorded with some of the industries greatest names, such as 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. He has independently released three studio records to date , North American and Susquehanna, Stranger Things and Truer Words and 140 Nickels. Currently Paul has just released a new single, “Highway Jawn” in preparation of his fourth release.

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