ABOUT THE BAND
GUITARS / VOCALS / HARMONICA
Songwriter, vocalist, producer and guitarist Jason Spooner has been a visible and active member of the New England music community for over two decades and performed across the U.S. with The Jason Spooner Band and as a solo artist. Jason is endorsed by Gretsch Guitars, Taylor Guitars and Fishman Electronics.
BASS / VOCALS
Inspired by the low-end of Berry Oakley, Wilton Felder, John Paul Jones, Paul Jackson, Family Man, and many others, Stu took up electric bass as a freshman in high school and quickly absorbed the fundamentals of the instrument. Hailing from the quiet solitude of Pemaquid, Maine, Stu’s adventures eventually led him to of Brooklyn, New York, where he cut his teeth with some of the strongest musicians on the scene. Upon moving down he toured extensively with New York based rock band The London Souls and Eric Krasno Band. Stu has shared the stage with Tedeschi Trucks Band, The Black Crowes, Gov’t Mule, Maurice Brown, Marcus King, North Mississippi All-Stars, Samantha Fish, Soulive, Lettuce, Nigel Hall, George Porter Jr, Eric Krasno, Ivan Neville, David Hidalgo (of Los Lobos), Lyle Divinsky (of Motet), among many other incredible artists.
DRUMS / PERCUSSION
Dan has been holding down the drum chair for Spooner since 2017. Raised in Portland by a musical family, Dan has been active in the local scene for close to 20 years playing with many of the areas finest such as Kenya Hall, Connor Garvey, Sara Hallie Richardson and more. He also co leads the funk super group Model Airplane alongside Lyle Divinsky. For five years he toured the nation with NY based soul rock band Sister Sparrow and the Dirty Birds which made appearances on The Today Show, NPR’s Tiny Desk and Audiotree.
PIANO / KEYBOARDS / VOCALS
Native of Western Maine, Dawson has been involved in multiple projects in the last 25 years rooted in New Orleans jazz, blues and funk.
“Deliciously dark ‘n’ dirty blues groove with thick, fuzzy edges… feels like a fully realized record… all four musicians seem completely in tune with each other.”
– Wood & Steel Magazine –