Jesse Daniel Edwards is an award-winning independent songwriter currently residing in the small beachside town of Carlsbad, CA. He spent seven years on the road with The Smart Brothers, releasing 5 recordings and performing with the likes of First Aid Kit, Matt Costa, American Aquarium, and John Prine.
Known for his passionate vocals and smart lyrics, JDE’s sound is infused with Americana, rock, pop, and a touch of soul. A recent review described him as, “evoking the best of World Party and Tears for Fears” (SD Reader, 2014). His music has been featured in radio, TV, and independent films and is available on iTunes, Pandora, and Spotify.