Paul Russell

Paul Russell

 Denver, Colorado, USA
BandAmericanaSinger/Songwriter

Paul Russell plays muse-drenched heartfelt folk music with a spirit and presence rooted in Americana and the natural world. His music features a versatile voice, poetic lyrics, and subtle syncopated guitar patterns that owe as much to ragtime and delta blues as to old country and new folk.

Biography

Taking inspiration from great singer-songwriters Richard Thompson and Martin Sexton as well as guitar wizards Michael Hedges and Leo Kottke, Paul plays muse-drenched heartfelt folk music with a spirit and presence rooted in Americana and the natural world.

The singer-songwriter side of Paul Russell is reflected in poetic lyrics, a versatile voice, and intimate live performances. As a guitar wiz, Paul conjures multi-layered, subtle, and syncopated patterns owing as much to ragtime and delta blues
as to old country and new folk.

Discography

Back at The Scene of Our Beautiful Crime - LP (2011)

Brer Rakha from this album was featured as theme music for NPR commentator Daniel Pinkwater's official podcast as well as Jeri Goldstein's audio newsletter.

Various tracks including A Well Worn Welcome Home, You and I, and Beautiful Crime have been played on independent radio stations.