Award winning Songwriter and performer Paul Edelman-The jangling Sparrow, fronts his red hot rock trio, Pick Your Switch!
Already being acclaimed by fans and peers throughout the region for their raw and explosive live shows.
Elzy Lindsey (drums) and Dave Baker (bass and harmonies), were one of the most sought after Indie rock rhythm sections in New Orleans, playing together in many of the hottest acts in town since they were teenagers. By the time they relocated to Asheville, they'd been playing together for nearly 20 years.
Edelman, originally from Philadelphia, left as one of the most respected artists in his genre. Paul has shared the stage with some of Americana's biggest acts including The BottleRockets, James McMurtry, Robert Earl Kean, Niko Case, Big Sandy, The Sadies , Slim Cessna, Scott Miller among many others . He has recorded with music legends like Jimmy Johnson, founder of Muscle Shoals studio, Nashville session staple drummer Martin Parker (Rickky Skaggs, Patti Loveless) and keyboardist Steve Fordham (Mavis Staples). Upon moving to North Carolina he grabbed winner of the 2009 Flat Rock Music Festival songwriter competition. Now brings his award winning, lyrically driven song crafting and journeyman performances to a ferocious Telecaster.
I'm Asheville based Paul Edelman aka The Jangling Sparrow
I write and perform solo.
I also have a rock trio Pick Your Switch
And I'm new to this site.
First I'd like to invite you to visit and give a listen.
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Posted on January 11, 2012 at 11:00am