Big Spoon

Big Spoon

Big Spoon formed in 1996 when Will and Peter made a simple recording at Johnny's "Brickyard" studio of some of Peter's originals and some jazz standards as a gift for Mike's wedding. The name "Big Spoon" was created as a metaphor for the way the voices fit together - like a pair of spoons (there's also a reference to Sam Perkins from the Sonics, but that's kind of geeky).

By 1997, Mike, Johnny, and Rick joined the band and regular gigs were had at regular Seattle haunts like The Tractor Tavern, Madisons, Fremont Fair, Folklife, and the Raindancer.... more